04 May 2016

Thematic Focus: ICTs & Information-related Items

Events & opportunities:

Panel discussion: Are You Listening Now? Humanitarian Communication in Disasters, London, 5 May 2016 [info]

*Seminar: Your Research and Real World Asylum Claims, Sheffield, UK, 10 May 2016 [info]

Webinar: Education and Forced Displacement – How Can Technology Make a Difference?, 18 May 2016 [info]
- Register by 15 May 2016.


"Country of Origin Information in the Asylum Process," The Researcher, vol. 11, no. 1 (April 2016) [text via Refworld]
- Scroll to p. 18.

Education in Conflict and Crisis: How Can Technology Make a Difference? A Landscape Review (INEE, March 2016) [text]
- See also related webinar above.

Facebook, Flyers and Drone Surveillance: Information and Politics in Refugee Protection (The Migrationist Blog, April 2016) [text]

*The Iconic Image on Social Media: A Rapid Research Response to the Death of Aylan Kurdi (Visual Social Medial Lab, Dec. 2015) [text]
- See also panel discussion of the report and how media covers migration issues.

Landscape Review: Leveraging Technology for Education of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons - Module Series (All Children Reading & Creative Associates Intl., Feb. 2015) [access]
- Follow link to access three self-paced online modules.

Lessons Learned: Social Media Monitoring during Humanitarian Crises (ACAPS, Sept. 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]

Media as a Form of Aid in Humanitarian Crises (Center for International Media Assistance, April 2016) [text]

"Refugees Are More Connected Than Ever. Rescuers Must Be Too," Wired Magazine, 7 April 2016 [text]

"The Technology of Refugees," BBC World Service, 28 April 2016 [access via RSC]

Why Hasn’t the Rise of New Media Transformed Refugee Status Determination? (OUP Blog, April 2016) [text]


Related post:
- Thematic Focus: ICTs, esp. Data (5 April 2016)

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