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Conceptual Aspects of Digital Innovation for International Development

December 13, 2012
12:00PM - 01:30PM

Annenberg School for Communication, Room 300

The notion of the topic has its theoretical roots in Schumpeterian innovation theory of social modernization through “creative destruction”. Based on these ideas, we will work through a three-dimensional conceptual framework that models the ongoing digital transformations as interplay between technologies, social change, and policy strategies.

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Literature Review: Call for Proposals

December 10, 2012 - December 30, 2012

The Center for Global Communication Studies (CGCS) at the University of Pennsylvania, together with the Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy at the University of Oxford, announces a call for proposals for a literature review on the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in Africa to promote peacebuilding, statebuilding, and good governance, with a particular focus on Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia.

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Stakeholder Mapping & Policy Analysis: Kenya, Ethiopia, and Somalia

December 10, 2012 - December 30, 2012

The Center for Global Communication Studies (CGCS) at the University of Pennsylvania, together with the Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy at the University of Oxford, announces a call for proposals for a stakeholder mapping and policy analysis project regarding ICTs and media in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia. Applicants should apply to conduct a stakeholder mapping and policy analysis in one of these three countries, and will be expected to be from (for individuals) or based in (for organizations) the target country.

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