21 December 2015

Thematic Focus: Information & ICTs

Automated Collection and Verification of Humanitarian Information Using Crowdsourcing (Humanitarian Innovation Fund, 2015) [access]

Digital Revolutions: Assessing the Role, Influence, and Potential of New Information Technology Tools in 21st Century Politics and in Applied Research, Bergen, 2-3 Nov. 2015 [info]
- Follow link for programme details and workshop report.

"The Humanitarian Cyberspace: Expanding Frontiers or Shrinking Space?," Third World Quarterly, Latest Articles, 27 Nov. 2015 [full-text via Academia.edu]
- See also related news story.

"Humanitarian Technology: A Critical Research Agenda," International Review of the Red Cross, vol. 96, no. 893 (Spring 2014) [full-text]

Launch of IASFM Working Group for Archiving and Documentation of History of Forced Migration (FM Discussion List, Nov. 2015) [text]

New Roots: Using Smartphones to Help Refugee Men in Australia (Settlement Services International, Dec. 2015) [text]

Rethinking the Role of Tech Companies in the Refugee Crisis (Tech Crunch, Dec. 2015) [text]

"Smartphones Bring Solace and Aid to Desperate Refugees," Wired, 5 Dec. 2015 [text]

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- Thematic Focus: ICTs & Information-related Items (3 Nov. 2015)

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