International Professional Fora:

A study of civil society organisation participation in internet governance

International Professional Fora:

A study of civil society organisation participation in internet governance

On the 23rd March 2018 the project team will hold their final workshop in Brussels. The workshop will take place at the University of Warwick's Brussels office. 

The workshop will focus on multistakeholder participation in a global Internet standard setting. 

Professor Alison Harcourt will speak at the Turing Institute on 16 March 2018. The workshop is entitled Protocol to the People? Protocol governance and power - from Bitcoin to the Border Gateway Protocol. 

During our workshop on the current issues in standard developing organisations’ decision-making for the internet, we asked a few of the speakers their opinions on the issues they face. 

Professor Alison Harcourt spoke at the ESRC funded seminar on 'Civil Society & Democracy in the Economic Arena' at Cass Business School on 1st December. She talked about the project and the role civil society plays in standard developing organisations. 

For more information see the event program here


Project investigator, Professor Seamus Simpson, gave a talk on the role of spectrum governance in European media policy as part of the launch for the Centre for Cultural and Media Policy Studies at University of Warwick on October 18th. 

The project team held its second workshop in London on November 15th 2017 at Portcullis House, Westminster. 

The workshop was convened by the research team and external steering group members

It focused on current issues in SDO decision making for the internet. 

The project team attended the ECPR General Conference on 6-9 September 2017 in Oslo. 

The project team attended the EuroDIG conference in Tallinn on the 6th and 7th June. Professor Alison Harcourt took part in a panel on Human Rights and IoT

The project team presented a panel at the 2016 Challenging Media Landscapes Conference: Access, Participation and the Mediatised World held by the University of Salford. The conference took place between 14-15 of November at MediaCityUK, Salford, Manchester.

The conference covered participatory digital cultures and the web, as well as issues such as accessibility, social media and journalism.

The Gikii 2016 Conference took place in London on 30 September. The event was held at the Notre Dame Law Center London, 1 Suffolk St, London SW1Y 4HG.

Our project's Principal Investigator Prof Alison Harcourt presented on the title 'Memes about Emes: the digital rights movement goes to the W3C'.