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The Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet) is an emerging scholarly community initiated in spring 2006 in conjunction with the UN Internet Governance Forum. Its four principal objectives are to:
  • support the establishment of a global network of scholars specializing in Internet governance issues;
  • promote the development of Internet governance as a recognized, interdisciplinary field of study;
  • advance theoretical and applied research on Internet governance, broadly defined, and;
  • facilitate informed dialogue on policy issues and related matters between scholars and Internet governance stakeholders (governments, international organizations, the private sector, and civil society).
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GIGANET Symposium 2014 Istanbul

CALL FOR PAPERS

9th Annual Symposium

1 September 2014

Istanbul, Turkey

Deadline for abstract submissions: April 15 2014



The Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet) is seeking research submissions about Internet Governance to be presented at its Ninth Annual Symposium, held on 1 September 2014, one day before the United Nations Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Istanbul, Turkey.

GigaNet is a scholarly community that promotes the development of Internet Governance as a recognized, interdisciplinary field of study and facilitates informed dialogue on policy issues and related matters between scholars and governments, international organizations, the private sector and civil society. http://giga-net.org/

Since 2006, GigaNet has organized an Annual Symposium to showcase research about Internet Governance, bringing together researchers and practitioners from a wide range of disciplines and…

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Posted by John Laprise on March 24, 2014 at 11:30am

GIGANET Symposium begins in two days!

The 2013 GIGANET Symposium kicks off this year’s Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Bali, Indonesia. Focusing on cybersecurity and cyberwarfare, the Symposium provides informed commentary and in-depth research on the impact of state surveillance and control of the internet on the heels of the Montevideo statement. Open to all attendees, the Symposium is making a special effort to encourage participation and interaction with the IGF community by co-sponsoring with the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) an afternoon of forums where attendees will be able to directly engage with experts in an open conversation about cybersecurity and cyberwarfare. Follow the proceedings at #giganet #igf2013

Posted by John Laprise on October 19, 2013 at 12:02am

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