Dear GIGANET community:
In the past weeks I have been honoured with the nomination and secondment as Chair of the Outreach and Partnership SC.
I would like to serve the GIGANET community and enhance a network which I first attended in its 2nd edition in Rio, which marked my first attendance to an IGF. I have always appreciated the specific space that GIGANET offers for academic debates on IG and believe that this is a space that has carved its own identity over the…
Added by Carolina Aguerre on January 6, 2016 at 7:25pm — No Comments
Dear GigaNet members,
With the upcoming election I want to post a note making the case for my candidacy for the vice-Chair position. Thank you again, Joanna, for the nomination and thanks to all who supported this nomination both publicly and privately.
I have been a member of GigaNet since 2008 gradually becoming more and more involved in the network and taking on leadership roles. Starting as a Communication Officer I helped maintaining our online presence and mailing lists,…Continue
Added by Dima Epstein on January 5, 2016 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Today the GigaNet Steering Committee reflected on the 2015 symposium in João Pessoa and it became clear that everyone was quite happy with the contributions and discussions that took place during the whole day. At the same time the SC discussed the suggestions made by the membership throughout the year 2015 together with the ideas and inputs coming from participants of the symposium in João Pessoa. Some facts and details regarding the event were put together in a report to the IGF which is…Continue
Added by Daniel Oppermann on December 4, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Added by Joanna Kulesza on December 4, 2015 at 5:12pm — No Comments
It's that time of the year again when we call for GigaNet members to take on a more active role in the network and run for the open Steering Committee positions.
Right now we are looking for candidates for the following positions:
Added by Dima Epstein on November 25, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments
We are organizing an Internet governance pre-conference for the 2016 meeting of the International Communication Association. The meeting will take place in Tokyo, hosted by Kanazawa Institute of Technology. The deadline for abstracts is January 15. Please see the full call for papers for details.
Added by Dima Epstein on November 19, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments
The program of the GigaNet 10th Annual Symposium in João Pessoa, Brazil is now available online. Our anniversary symposium will take place on day zero of the IGF - 9 November, 2015.
We are looking forward to welcoming you and engaging in research-infused discussions about multistakeholder governance, WSIS+10 and regional perspectives, trust and ethics in Internet governance, and infrastructure and critical…Continue
Added by Dima Epstein on October 26, 2015 at 2:09pm — No Comments
Internet Governance was among the “hot topics” of this year’s annual conference of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), which took place on July 12-16 in Montréal, Canada.
Under the general conference theme “Hegemony or Resistance? On the Ambiguous Power of Communication”, many of the 1200 participants (several of them active GigaNet members) presented empirical and theoretical research…Continue
Added by Julia Pohle on August 27, 2015 at 7:50am — No Comments
Heike was a dedicated feminist and from the…Continue
Added by Marianne Franklin on May 15, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The call is available here. Deadline for abstracts is April 15 (full papers due September 15).
Please consider submitting and please spread the word.
Added by Dima Epstein on February 12, 2015 at 4:29pm — No Comments
Following our November election GiagNet welcomes new and returning members of the Steering Committee. Marianne Franklin was elected as the new Chair of the Steering Committee and Daniel Oppermann as the new Chair of the Program Committee. Julia Pohle was re-elected as the…Continue
Added by Dima Epstein on January 6, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments
In case you missed GigaNet in Istanbul, you can now catch up thanks to this captured life stream of the symposium:
Thanks to the IGF Secretariat for documenting the meeting.
Added by Dima Epstein on September 9, 2014 at 4:13am — No Comments
Our annual GigaNet symposium will take place on September 1st, 2014 in Turkey - one day before the global IGF begins. This year's program features 12 thought-provoking papers chosen from a total of 30 submissions. Together they will address four themes:
Please see the…Continue
Added by Dima Epstein on August 19, 2014 at 2:42am — No Comments
See my blog on the "Great Game" of internet governance at CGCS Mediawire
Added by John Laprise on June 5, 2014 at 6:14am — No Comments
The GigaNet session will explore how Internet Governance processes have reacted to the Snowden revelations. Two presentations by academic experts will be followed…Continue
Added by Julia Pohle on May 6, 2014 at 10:34am — No Comments
CALL FOR PAPERS
9th Annual Symposium
1 September 2014
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…Continue
Added by John Laprise on March 24, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
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GigaNet members have a longstanding tradition of putting on regional events at their local universities while drawing upon the broader international network of scholars in GigaNet’s Steering Committee and membership. Another one of these collaborations led to a May 17-18 workshop in Geneva, on The Global Governance of the Internet: Intergovernmentalism, Multistakeholderism and Networks. The event was organized by the Programme for the Study of International Governance at the Graduate…Continue