The Gendered Digital in the Network Society

February
2017

IT for Change and Azim Premji University (APU) organised a course titled, The Gendered Digital in the Network Society, on 3rd and 4th February 2017, which was supported by the Genderlogues program of the India office of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES).
Through a series of panels, lectures and activity based discussions, the course introduced participants to feminist perspectives on emerging debates at the intersections of digital technologies and development.

Day 1

Panel Discussion on ‘A feminist lens on a Digital India’ Bishakha Datta, Point of View Usha Ramanathan, Legal Scholar Anita Gurumurthy, IT for Change

Read blog on panel discussion here.

Day 2

Session 1. Presentation on political feminism in India: an analysis of actors, debates and strategies Damyanty Sridharan, FES, India Office
Session 2. Lecture on Gender, digital technologies and transformative change Anita Gurumurthy, IT for Change

Session 3. A panel discussion on rethinking women’s rights in the digital age Patrick Ruether, FES, India Office Amrita Vasudevan, IT for Change Nandini Chami, IT for Change

Session 4. Unpacking gendered narratives of the digital: A case study exercise in groups

Session 5. Building blocks for a feminist manifesto of the digital: Group exercise

Read a report of the workshop here

Course Resources:

Case studies for group exercise on Unpacking gendered narratives of the digital

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