NoC Working Meeting @AoIR 2016
Sep 29, 2016

Global Network of Interdisciplinary Internet & Society Research Centers Unofficial Meeting

AoIR 2016 – Internet Rules!

In October the annual conference of the Association of Internet Researchers will take place at the Humboldt-University in Berlin, hosted by the NoC Founding Members Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) and Hans-Bredow-Institute for Media Research (HBI). Berlin as a venue for AoIR 2016 is an easy accessible central location on the European mainland, and at present a leading incubator space for German and international Internet Start-Up companies. This is complemented by its rich academic tradition, innumerable cultural activities and a vibrant nightlife, making Berlin and exciting conference destination.

Hangout call on Digital Asia Hub
May 23, 2016

The third call on the Digital Asia Hub will take place on Tuesday, May 24th, from 8:45-10:00am Eastern Time (for ease, the following online converter can be used to identify the time of the hangout in your local time zone: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html). This call will be led by Malavika Jayaram of the Digital Asia Hub, with contributions from Urs Gasser of the Berkman Center. Malavika has provided the following description:

The Global Network of Internet & Society Research Centers (NoC) welcomes 4 new participants
May 04, 2016

The Global Network of Internet & Society Research Centers (NoC) is happy to welcome 4 new participants from across the world!

The following Centers have joined the NoC as Participating Centers, i.e., academic research centers whose agenda is primarily focused on Internet & Society topics. They are listed in alphabetical order.

Title Date Location
Hangout call on Internet Bill of Rights Apr 19, 2016
Cambridge, MA (EST Timezone)
Hangout call on Multistakeholder Research Mar 22, 2016
Cambridge, MA (EST Timezone)
International Regulatory Trends on Personal Data Protection - II Seminar Dec 11, 2015
Santiago de Chile

Launched in 2012, the global Network of Internet & Society Centers (NoC) is a collaborative initiative among academic institutions with a focus on interdisciplinary research on the development, social impact, policy implications, and legal issues concerning the Internet. This collective aims to increase interoperability between participating centers in order to stimulate the creation of new cross-national, cross-disciplinary conversation, debate, teaching, learning, and engagement regarding the most pressing questions around new technologies, social change, and related policy and regulatory developments. Check out the current participating centers, and learn how to get involved!