Invitation: public talk by Dr. Elinor Carmi on how citizens can resist, negotiate and mobilize in the datafied society

Mittwoch, 12. Juni 2024 | Allgemein, Ankündigungen

Shifting away from viewing citizens as passive individuals in need of protection, this public talk is about a project that examines how citizens can resist, challenge, and mobilize in a society where data and power imbalances prevail.

Where? University of Bielefeld, Building Y, Room 1-200, also online via zoom.
When? 25th, June 2024, 18:00 CEST

Admission is free, please register. Seats at the location are limited.

About Dr. Elinor Carmi

Dr. Elinor Carmi is a Senior Lecturer in Data Justice and Social Justice at the Sociology & Criminology Department at City University, London, UK. Dr. Carmi is a digital rights advocate, feminist, researcher and journalist who has been working on data politics, data literacies, feminist data, data justice and internet governance. Elinor’s work contributes to emerging debates in academia, policy, health organizations and digital activism. In February 2020, she was invited to give evidence on Digital Literacy for the House of Lords Committee on Democracy and Digital Technologies. Her insights were included in the final report: “Digital Technology and the Resurrection of Trust”. In July 2020, she was invited by the World Health Organization (WHO) as an expert on data literacy and disinformation to the first scientific discussion on infodemiology. Her insights were included in the WHO’s report “Public health research agenda for managing infodemics”. Dr. Carmi has been invited to be an expert advisor for several digital rights NGOs such as: Amnesty International Tech, UNESCO, Demos, Digital Poverty Alliance, and the Norwegian Consumer Ombudsman (Forbrukerrådet). She is also a founding member of the Critical Big Data and Algorithmic Literacy Network (CBDALN).

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