06 June 2018

Thematic Focus: ICTs & Other Technologies

Broadband Connectivity for Refugees (Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development, May 2018) [text]

Countering False Information on Social Media in Disasters and Emergencies (Dept. of Homeland Security, March 2018) [text]

Explaining Animosity Towards the Roma: A Case Study of Twitter Communication in Italy during the Refugee Crisis, Thesis (City Univ. of New York, May 2018) [abstract]
- Note: Access to the full-text is embargoed until 30 May 2020.

Fanning the Flames of Hate: Social Media and Hate Crime (SSRN, May 2018) [text]

How Tech Can Bring Dignity to Refugees in Humanitarian Crises (The Conversation, May 2018) [text]

How to Start a Technology Revolution for Refugees in East Africa (Refugees Deeply, May 2018) [text]

Migrant Digitalities and the Politics of Dispersal (Border Criminologies, May/June 2018) [access]
- Follow link for the introduction to this themed blog series; the other five posts can be accessed via the "see also" menu on the right.

Physical Fences and Digital Divides: A Global Detention Project Investigation into the Role of Social Media in the Context of Migration Control - Part 1: Exposing the "Crisis" (Global Detention Project, May 2018) [text]
- Note: This is the first of three parts.

Reassessing Expectations for Blockchain and Development, CGD Note (Center for Global Development, May 2018) [text]

"Self-represented Witnessing: The Use of Social Media by Asylum Seekers in Australia’s Offshore Immigration Detention Centres," Media, Culture & Society, vol. 40, no. 4 (2018) [open access]

Signal Code: Ethical Obligations for Humanitarian Information Activities (Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, May 2018) [access]

Speak up via WhatsApp: Understanding the Life Worlds of Syrian Refugees and Host Communities in Lebanon (UNDP, April 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Using Digital Health to Enable Ethical Health Research in Conflict and Other Humanitarian Settings," Conflict and Health, 12:23 (May 2018) [open access]

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- Thematic Focus: ICTs & Other Technologies (9 April 2018)

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