30 September 2017

Thematic Focus: ICTs & Information Dissemination


Humanitarian Blockchain Summit, New York, 10 November 2017 [info]
- Follow link to also learn about pre-summit activities.


"Beyond the Protective Effect: Towards a Theory of Harm for Information Communication Technologies in Mass Atrocity Response," Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal, vol. 11, no. 1 (2017) [open access]
- See also related NCHS blog post.

Communicating Borders: Informing Migrants and Potential Asylum Seekers through Social Media, Report, no. 2017:4 (Norwegian Institute for Social Research, May 2017) [text]

"Engaging Host Society Youth in Exploring How They Construe the Influence of Social Media on the Resettlement of Syrian Refugees," Personal Construct Theory & Practice, vol. 14 (2017) [full-text]
- See also related Phys.org article.

Facebook’s Silencing of Refugees Reveals Dangers of Censorship Technologies (Just Security Blog, Sept. 2017) [text]

Five Ways Mobile Technology Can Help in Humanitarian Emergencies (World Economic Forum Blog, Aug. 2017) [text]

Information Without Understanding, Rights Without Meaning (Translators without Borders, Sept. 2017) [text]

Lost for Words: Improving Information Access for Refugees and Migrants in Greece (Mixed Migration Platform, Sept. 2017) [text]

"Purged Facebook Page Tied to the Kremlin Spread Anti-Immigrant Bile," New York Times, 12 Sept. 2017 [text]

 "A Rights-based Approach to Information in Humanitarian Assistance," PLOS Currents: Disasters, Edition 1 (Sept. 2017) [open access]

"Smart(phone) Travelling: Understanding the Use and Impact of Mobile Technology on Irregular Migration Journeys," International Journal of Migration and Border Studies, vol. 3, nos. 2/3 (2017) [full-text via ResearchGate]
- See also related Science Spot blog post.

Technologies for Humanitarian Aid (EPRS, Sept. 2017) [text]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: ICTs & Other Technologies (12 Sept. 2017)

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