IT for Change Lectures at the Manipal Centre for Philosophy & Humanities, Manipal University

On July 9th, 2010 IT for Change will deliver two lectures at the Fifth Summer School on Philosophy for the Social Sciences and Humanities, at Manipal Centre for Philosophy & Humanities, Manipal University. Anita Gurumurthy brings the gender perspective to analyse the Information Society in her talk 'Fat-free ice cream, alcohol-free beer and feminism without women - How to make sense of gender discourse in the information society?'. Parminder Jeet Singh proposes a debate on the local to global political systems that are adequate to the context and needs of an emerging information society in his talk 'Political action in the brave new digital world'. The course, held from July 1 to 15, 2010, explores various aspects of justice from different theoretical traditions. The sessions will approach several philosophical ideas that are necessary to understand justice, such as reason, meaning of concepts, notion of freedom and choice. For more information on the event, please visit Manipal University Website