Digitox seminar March 2021

Digital disconnection for whom? Global and social inequalities

In a world of global and social inequalities, for whom is digital disconnection a choice or even a possibility? This seminar presents interventions and discusses research challenges regarding inequality and digital disconnection research.

A stack of mobile phones on a table

 

In this Digitox digital seminar, we are happy to have Emiliano Trer√© (Cardiff University) as an invited guest. He will present research on the COVID-19 lockdown and deliver a provocation on engagement with context-specific inequalities in the Global South, titled Beyond Disconnective Reductionism: Expanding Contexts, Boundaries and Imaginaries of Digital Disconnection Research.

This is followed by a presentation by Mehri S. Agai (University of Bergen, Digitox PhD candidate), who is doing qualitative research on digital disconnection and social inequality amongst young people in Norway.

Karin Fast (University of Oslo, Digitox project) will chair the discussion.

Time and date: Thursday 18 March 13 - 14 (CET/Norwegian time)
 
    Published Nov. 17, 2020 9:24 PM - Last modified Mar. 12, 2021 3:19 PM