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Professor Robin Mansell

Professor of New Media and the Internet

Robin Mansell is Professor of New Media and the Internet in the Department of Media and Communication. She has training in several social science disciplines including psychology, social psychology, politics and economics and is a strong advocate of interdisciplinary research when it builds on the strengths of disciplinary inquiry. Her research and teaching focus on the governance of digital media and communications, the social, economic and policy issues arising from innovations in digital technologies, the interactions between technical design and the structure of markets, and sources of regulatory effectiveness and failure.

In addition to teaching and research she has been involved in many aspects of School life including the Research Development Panel and the Council Nominations Committee. She served as interim Deputy Director and Provost 2015-16 and was academic Governor 2005-2010 and Head of the Department of Media and Communications 2006 - 2009.

She is Standing Selection Committee member, Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE), Canada, member ESRC Peer Review College 2015-19, member Scientific Advisory Council, LIRNEAsia, Sri Lanka, and Chair, International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Clearinghouse for Public Statements and member, IAMCR Scholarly Review and Budget and Finance committees, having served as IAMCR President 2004 - 2008. She was Trustee, Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at Sussex 1999  -2009. 

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At LSE I have led or been involved in the following projects:

Interference on the line? The challenge of rights, freedoms and broadband,            PI in collaboration with Dr. Monica Horton, Visiting Research Fellow, Submitted: ESRC open call.

Renewing the Knowledge Societies Vision for Peace and Sustainable Development, With G. Tremblay, Professor, University of Quebec at Montreal, UNESCO, Report for the WSIS+10 Conference, Paris, Feb 2013.                                                                      Funder: UNESCO

Not Just Talk: Practice, Power, Knowledge and Information and Communication Technologies (TIPPI)
With Dr. Evangelia Berdou, Institute of Development Studies, Sussex
Funder: Institute of Development Studies (2012-14).

International Knowledge Management - Emergent (IKM-E)
Steering Committee Member
Funder: Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and administered by the European Association for Development Training and Research Institutes (EADI), 2007-2012, see http://wiki.ikmemergent.net/index.php/Main_Page

Socio-Economic Impact Assessment for Research Projects (SEQUOIA)
Led by Dr. Paolo Dini, Department of Media and Communications, Senior Research Associate, Funder: European Commission 2010-2012, See http://www.sequoiaproject.eu/

British Telecom
Expert Witness evidence in British Telecommunications plc ("BT") and TalkTalk Telecom Group Limited v Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, 1 July 2010 - January 2011

Advancing knowledge-intensive entrepreneurship and innovation for growth and social well-being in Europe (AEGIS)
with E. Edward Steinmueller, SPRU, University of Sussex, Mansell named expert with SPRU 2008-11, see http://ec.europa.eu/research/social-sciences/projects/349_en.html

Countering Terrorism in Public Places 
Research Programme Director, IDEAS Factory Sand-Pit, ESRC, AHRC, EPSRC, 2006, for funded projects see http://www.esrc.ac.uk/about-esrc/what-we-do/our-research/terrorism.aspx

Open Philosophies for Associative Autopoietic Digital Ecosystems (OPAALS)
Led by Dr. Paolo Dini, Department of Media and Communications, Senior Research Associate, LSE was Lead Partner
Funder: European Commission 2007-10, see http://www.opaals.eu/

Digital Business Ecosystems (DBE)
Led by Dr. Paolo Dini, Department of Media and Communications, Senior Research Associate, LSE was Lead Partner, 
Funder: European Commission, Integrated Project 2003-6.

ICTs for Development - Universal Service and Telecommunications
Led by Mansell with Professor William H Melody and Claire Milne, Consultant
Funder: International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Canada, Jan-Mar 2006.

Cyber Trust and Crime Prevention Foresight Project
Mansell as leader of all social science contributions to project
Funder: Office of Science and Technology (OST), Foresight (2003-4), see http://www.bis.gov.uk/foresight/our-work/projects/published-projects/cyber-trust

Growth-Nodes in Knowledge-based Europe (G-NIKE) 
Lead Institute: IN3 University of Catalonia, Barcelona
Funder: European Commission 2002-3.

E-Commerce with Developing Countries
Lead Institute: LSE with Institute of Development Studies, Sussex
Funder: UK Department for International Development 2001-3, see http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/3710/1/The_reality_of_e-commerce_with_developing_countries.pdf

Socio-economic Trends Assessment for the Digital Revolution (STAR)
Lead Institute: Databank Consulting, Milan, with SPRU University of Sussex 
Funder: European Commission, 5th Framework, Information Society Technologies (IST) Programme, Key Action II Electronic Commerce 2000-3.

The Economic Importance of Electronic Networks 
Funder: Prime Minister's Strategy Unit, Cabinet Office, 2002, see http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/3867/1/The_Economic_Importance_of_Electronic_Networks.pdf

From 1988 to 2000 I led or was involved in the following research projects at SPRU, University of Sussex:

Forecasts and Assessment of Advanced Communication Technologies and Services and Recommendations (FAIR)
Lead Institute: Databank Consulting, Milan, with SPRU University of Sussex 
Funder: European Commission, DGXIII 4th Framework Advanced Communication Technologies and Services (ACTS) Programme, 1995-8.

Assessment of Telematics Programme (ASSENT)
Lead Institute: SPRU University of Sussex 
Funder: European Commission, DGXIII, 4th Framework Telematics Programme, 1996-9.

Prospectus for GAIT - Global Access to Information Technologies
Lead Institute: SPRU University of Sussex 
Funder: International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Canada, 1999. See http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/26661/1/GAIT_(LSERO).pdf

Knowledge Societies: Information Technology for Sustainable Development
Lead Institute: SPRU University of Sussex 
Funder: UNCTAD on behalf of United Nations Commission for Sustainable Development, 1996-7, see http://www.sussex.ac.uk/spru/research/ink/knowledgesocieties

Net Compatible:  Virtual Communities, Intelligent Agents and Trust Service Provision for Electronic Commerce
Lead Institute: SPRU University of Sussex 
Funder: NCR Financial Services Knowledge Laboratory, London, 1998, see http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/24979/

The New Telecommunications in the Netherlands 
Lead Institute: SPRU University of Sussex 
Funder: Rathenau Institute, (formerly Netherlands Office of Technology Assessment), 1995.

Intellectual Property Rights: The Development of Information Infrastructures for the Information Society 
Lead Institute: MERIT, Maastricht and SPRU University of Sussex 
Funder: European Parliament, Scientific and Technological Options Assessment (STOA) Programme, 1995.

Employment and Telecommunications
Lead Institute: SPRU University of Sussex 
Funder: International Labour Office, Principal Contractor, Geneva, 1995.

Media and Advanced Communication Services 
Lead Institute: Technology Investment Partners, Paris with SPRU Sussex Mansell and Silverstone as coordinators of academic research
Funder: Commission of the European Communities, Socio-Economic and Technical Impact Assessment & Forecasts, RACE II, 1993.

Earth Observation Data Policy for Europe 
Lead Institute: Logica Space and Communications Ltd and SPRU University of Sussex 
Funder: Commission of the European Communities, DG-XII,1992.

Recent Book Publications

RM_Encyclopedia

Mansell, R. and Ang, P. H. (eds) The International Encyclopedia of Digital Communication and Society: 3 Volume Set Wiley-Blackwell, 2015.

 
Imagining-the-internet

Mansell, R. Imagining the Internet: Communication, Innovation and Governance, Oxford University Press, 2012.

 

Books

The international encyclopedia of digital communication and society
Mansell, Robin and Ang, Peng Hwa, eds. (2015) The international encyclopedia of digital communication and society. The Wiley Blackwell-ICA international encyclopedias of communication . Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK. ISBN 9781118290743

Imagining the internet: communication, innovation, and governance
Mansell, Robin (2012) Imagining the internet: communication, innovation, and governance. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199697052

The handbook of global media and communication policy
Mansell, Robin and Raboy, Marc, eds. (2011) The handbook of global media and communication policy. General communication & media studies . Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK. ISBN 9781405198714

The information society
Mansell, Robin, ed. (2009) The information society. Critical concepts in sociology . Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780415443081

The Oxford handbook of information and communication technologies
Mansell, Robin, Avgerou, Chrisanthi, Quah, Danny and Silverstone, Roger, eds. (2007) The Oxford handbook of information and communication technologies. Oxford handbooks in business and management . Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199266234

Trust and crime in information societies
Mansell, Robin and Collins, Brian S., eds. (2005) Trust and crime in information societies. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK. ISBN 9781845421779

Inside the communication revolution: evolving patterns of social and technical interaction
Mansell, Robin, ed. (2002) Inside the communication revolution: evolving patterns of social and technical interaction. Oxford University Press, Oxford. ISBN 9780198296560

Networking knowledge for information societies: institutions & intervention
Mansell, Robin, Samarajiva, Rohan and Mahan, Amy, eds. (2002) Networking knowledge for information societies: institutions & intervention. Delft University Press, Netherlands. ISBN 904072300I

Mobilizing the information society: strategies for growth and opportunity
Mansell, Robin and Steinmueller, W Edward (2002) Mobilizing the information society: strategies for growth and opportunity. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 019829557X

Knowledge societies: information technology for sustainable development
Mansell, Robin and Wehn, Uta, eds. (1998) Knowledge societies: information technology for sustainable development. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780198294108

 Book Chapters

Governing knowledge societies: competing models and norms
Mansell, Robin (2016) Governing knowledge societies: competing models and norms. In: Proceedings of PANAM 2015 Colloquium, Governance and Public Service Media in Knowledge Societies. PANAM Network, Monteal, Canada.

Media convergence policy issues
Mansell, Robin (2016) Media convergence policy issues. In: Nussbaum, Jon F., (ed.) Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication. Oxford research encyclopedias . Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780190228613 (In Press)

Introduction to the international encyclopedia of digital communication and society
Mansell, Robin and Ang, Peng Hwa (2015) Introduction to the international encyclopedia of digital communication and society. In: Mansell, Robin and Ang, Peng Hwa, (eds.) International encyclopedia of digital communication and society. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK. ISBN 9781118290743

Imaginaries, values and trajectories: a critical reflection on the internet
Mansell, Robin (2015) Imaginaries, values and trajectories: a critical reflection on the internet. In: Goggin, Gerard and McLelland, Mark, (eds.) Routledge Companion to Internet Histories. Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon. (In Press)

Here comes the revolution: the European digital agenda
Mansell, Robin (2014) Here comes the revolution: the European digital agenda. In: Donders, Karen, Pauwels, Caroline and Loisen, Jan, (eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of European Media Policy. Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK, pp. 202-217. ISBN 9781137032171

Global media and communication policy: turbulence and reform
Mansell, Robin (2014) Global media and communication policy: turbulence and reform. In: Global Community: Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199973781

Network neutrality, public and private internets and power in the post-MacBride era
Mansell, Robin (2014) Network neutrality, public and private internets and power in the post-MacBride era. In: Vincent, R. C. and Nordenstreng, K., (eds.) Towards Equity in Global Communication. Hampton Press, Cresskill, NJ, USA. (In Press)

Digital infrastructures, economies, and public policies: contending rationales and outcome assessment strategies
Mansell, Robin and Steinmueller, W. Edward (2013) Digital infrastructures, economies, and public policies: contending rationales and outcome assessment strategies. In: Dutton, William H., (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of Internet Studies. Oxford handbooks in business and management. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199589074

Introduction: imagining the internet: open, closed or in between
Mansell, Robin (2013) Introduction: imagining the internet: open, closed or in between. In: Perini, Fernando and Girard, Bruce, (eds.) Enabling Openness: the Future of the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean. IDRC, Fundación Comunica, Ottawa, Canada, pp. 9-20. ISBN 9781552505786

Policy bias and the European audiovisual media industry
Mansell, Robin (2013) Policy bias and the European audiovisual media industry. In: Puppis, Manuel, Künzler, Matthias and Jarren, Otfried, (eds.) Media Structures and Media Performance (Medienstrukturen und Medienperformanz). Relation n.s.(4). Austrian Academy of Sciences (Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften), Vienna, Austria. ISBN 978370013632

Technological innovation, paradox and ICTs: challenges for governing institutions
Mansell, Robin (2013) Technological innovation, paradox and ICTs: challenges for governing institutions. In: Price, Monroe E., Verhulst, Stefaan and Morgan, Libby, (eds.) Routledge Handbook of Media Law. Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon, UK, pp. 501-522. ISBN 9780415683166

ICT innovation and sustainable development
Mansell, Robin (2012) ICT innovation and sustainable development. In: Souter, David and MacLean, Don, (eds.) Changing Our Understanding of Sustainability: the Impact of Icts and the Internet. International Institute for Sustainable Development.

ICTs, discourse and knowledge societies: implications for policy and practice
Mansell, Robin (2012) ICTs, discourse and knowledge societies: implications for policy and practice. In: Frau-Meigs, Divina, Nicey, Jérémie, Palmer, Michael, Pohle, Julia and Tupper, Patricio, (eds.) From Nwico to Wsis: 30 Years of Communication Geopolitics: Actors and Flows, Structures and Divides. ECREA series. Intellect, Bristol. ISBN 9781841505862

Communications history and policy: introduction to section II
Mansell, Robin (2011) Communications history and policy: introduction to section II. In: Comor, Edward, (ed.) Media, Structures and Power: the Robert E. Babe Collection. University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada. ISBN 9780802098603

Introduction: foundations of the theory and practice of global media and communication policy
Mansell, Robin and Raboy, M. (2011) Introduction: foundations of the theory and practice of global media and communication policy. In: Mansell, Robin and Raboy, M., (eds.) Handbook on Global Media and Communication Policy. Wiley-Blackwell, New York, USA. ISBN 9781405198714

Political economy, the internet and FL/OSS development
Mansell, Robin and Berdou, Evangelia (2010) Political economy, the internet and FL/OSS development. In: Hunsinger, Jeremy, Allen, Matthew and Klastrup, Lisbeth, (eds.) International Handbook of Internet Research. Springer, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp. 341-362. ISBN 9781402097881

Commentary - mediating the public sphere: democratic deliberation, communication gaps, and the personalization of politics
Mansell, Robin (2010) Commentary - mediating the public sphere: democratic deliberation, communication gaps, and the personalization of politics. In: Salmon, Charles T., (ed.) Communication Yearbook 34. Routledge, Oxford, UK, pp. 259-274. ISBN 9780415878579

Macht, Medienkultur und die neuen Medien
Mansell, Robin (2010) Macht, Medienkultur und die neuen Medien. In: Hepp, Andreas, Höhn, Marco and Wimmer, Jeffrey, (eds.) Medienkultur Im Wandel. UVK, Konstanz, Germany, pp. 55-74. ISBN 9783867642125

Technology, innovation, power and social consequence
Mansell, Robin (2010) Technology, innovation, power and social consequence. In: Kalantzis-Cope, P. and Martin, K. G., (eds.) Emerging Digital Spaces in Contemporary Society: Properties of Technology. Palgrave Macmillan, New York, USA, pp. 13-25. ISBN 9780230299047

The power of new media networks
Mansell, Robin (2009) The power of new media networks. In: Hammer, Rhonda and Kellner, Douglas, (eds.) Media/Cultural Studies: Critical Approaches. Peter Lang, New York, USA, pp. 107-122. ISBN 9781433107016

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Articles

Recognizing ‘ourselves’ in media and communications research
Mansell, Robin (2016) Recognizing ‘ourselves’ in media and communications research. International Communication Gazette . ISSN 1748-0485

Power, hierarchy and the internet: why the internet empowers and disempowers
Mansell, Robin (2016) Power, hierarchy and the internet: why the internet empowers and disempowers. Global Studies Journal, 9 (2). pp. 19-25. ISSN 1835-4432

Wilbur Schramm and Noam Chomsky meet Harold Innis: media, power and democracy: review essay
Mansell, Robin (2016) Wilbur Schramm and Noam Chomsky meet Harold Innis: media, power and democracy: review essay. Canadian Journal of Communication, 41 (2). pp. 1-6. ISSN 1499-6642

Social value of high bandwidth networks: creative performance and education
Mansell, Robin and Foresta, Don (2016) Social value of high bandwidth networks: creative performance and education. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical & Engineering Sciences, 374 (2062). ISSN 1364–503X

Platforms of power
Mansell, Robin (2015) Platforms of power. Intermedia, 43 (1). pp. 20-24. ISSN 0309-118X

Book review: Wilbur Schramm and Noam Chomsky meet Harold Innis: media, power and democracy: review essay
Mansell, Robin (2015) Book review: Wilbur Schramm and Noam Chomsky meet Harold Innis: media, power and democracy: review essay. Canadian Journal of Communication . pp. 1-4. ISSN 0705-3657 (In Press)

Futures of knowledge societies: destabilization in whose interest?
Mansell, Robin (2015) Futures of knowledge societies: destabilization in whose interest? Information, Communication and Society, 18 (6). pp. 627-643. ISSN 1369-118X

The public’s interest in intermediaries
Mansell, Robin (2015) The public’s interest in intermediaries. Info: the Journal of Policy, Regulation and Strategy for Telecommunication, Information and Media, 17 (6). pp. 8-18. ISSN 1463-6697

Empowerment and/or disempowerment: the politics of digital media
Mansell, Robin (2014) Empowerment and/or disempowerment: the politics of digital media. Popular Communication: The International Journal of Media and Culture, 12 (4). pp. 223-236. ISSN 1540-5710

Power and interests in information and communication technologies and development: exogenous and endogenous discourses in contention
Mansell, Robin (2014) Power and interests in information and communication technologies and development: exogenous and endogenous discourses in contention. Journal of International Development, 26 (1). pp. 109-127. ISSN 0954-1748

The governance of communication networks: reconsidering the research agenda
Mansell, Robin (2014) The governance of communication networks: reconsidering the research agenda. International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics, 10 (2). pp. 145-153. ISSN 1740-8296

Open collaboration for social problem solving: converging or diverging norms of governance authority?
Mansell, Robin (2014) Open collaboration for social problem solving: converging or diverging norms of governance authority? Liinc em Revista, 10 (2). ISSN 1808-3536

Copyright infringement online: the case of the Digital Economy Act judicial review in the United Kingdom
Mansell, Robin and Steinmueller, W. Edward (2013) Copyright infringement online: the case of the Digital Economy Act judicial review in the United Kingdom. New Media and Society, 15 (8). pp. 1312-1328. ISSN 1461-4448

Employing digital crowdsourced information resources: managing the emerging information commons
Mansell, Robin (2013) Employing digital crowdsourced information resources: managing the emerging information commons. International Journal of the Commons, 7 (2). pp. 255-277. ISSN 1875-0281

Employing digital crowdsourced information resources: managing the emerging information commons
Mansell, Robin (2013) Employing digital crowdsourced information resources: managing the emerging information commons. International Journal of the Commons, 7 (2). pp. 255-277. ISSN 1875-0281

Critical thinking: Kahneman and policy making
Mansell, Robin (2012) Critical thinking: Kahneman and policy making. Prometheus: Critical Studies in Innovation, 30 (4). pp. 461-464. ISSN 0810-9028

Mobile phones: challenges of capability building
Mansell, Robin (2012) Mobile phones: challenges of capability building. Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, 13 (2). ISSN 1526-0054

The (im)possibility of interdisciplinarity: lessons from constructing a theoretical framework for digital ecosystems
Dini, Paolo, Iqani, Mehita and Mansell, Robin (2011) The (im)possibility of interdisciplinarity: lessons from constructing a theoretical framework for digital ecosystems. Culture, Theory and Critique, 52 (1). pp. 3-27. ISSN 1473-5784

New visions, old practices: policy and regulation in the internet era
Mansell, Robin (2011) New visions, old practices: policy and regulation in the internet era. Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies, 25 (1). pp. 19-32. ISSN 1030-4312

The life and times of the information society
Mansell, Robin (2010) The life and times of the information society. Prometheus, 28 (2). pp. 165-186. ISSN 0810-9028

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Monographs

Copyright and creation: a case for promoting inclusive online sharing
Cammaerts, Bart, Meng, Bingchun and Mansell, Robin (2013) Copyright and creation: a case for promoting inclusive online sharing. LSE Media Policy Project Series, Broughton Micova, Sally and Tambini, Damian (eds.) Media Policy Brief 9. Department of Media and Communications , London, UK.

Renewing the knowledge societies vision: towards knowledge societies for peace and sustainable development
Mansell, Robin and Tremblay, Gaëtan (2013) Renewing the knowledge societies vision: towards knowledge societies for peace and sustainable development. WSIS+10 Conference. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Paris, France. ISBN 9789230012151

In the High Court of Justice, Administrative Court between The Queen on the application of (1) British Telecommunications plc (2) TalkTalk Telecom Group plc and The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, claim no. CO/7354/2010: prepared for BT
Mansell, Robin and Steinmueller, W. Edward (2011) In the High Court of Justice, Administrative Court between The Queen on the application of (1) British Telecommunications plc (2) TalkTalk Telecom Group plc and The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, claim no. CO/7354/2010: prepared for BT. LSE Enterprise, London, UK. (Unpublished)

Power and interests in developing knowledge societies: exogenous and endogenous discourses in contention
Mansell, Robin (2010) Power and interests in developing knowledge societies: exogenous and endogenous discourses in contention. IKM Working Papers, 11. IKM Emergent, Bonn, Germany.

British Telecommunications plc (“BT”) and TalkTalk Telecom Group Limited v Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (“BIS”): in the matter of an intended claim
Mansell, Robin and Steinmueller, W. Edward (2010) British Telecommunications plc (“BT”) and TalkTalk Telecom Group Limited v Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (“BIS”): in the matter of an intended claim. LSE Enterprise, London, UK.

Communication and information: towards a prospective research agenda
Mansell, Robin (2008) Communication and information: towards a prospective research agenda. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Paris, France.

Cyber trust and crime prevention: a synthesis of the state-of-the-art science reviews
Collins, Brian S. and Mansell, Robin (2004) Cyber trust and crime prevention: a synthesis of the state-of-the-art science reviews. Office of Science and Technology, London, UK.

Building sustainable knowledge societies: towards a conceptual framework
Mansell, Robin (2003) Building sustainable knowledge societies: towards a conceptual framework. Media@LSE. (Unpublished)

Reality of e-commerce with developing countries
Humphrey, John, Mansell, Robin, Paré, Daniel and Schmitz, Hubert (2003) Reality of e-commerce with developing countries. London School of Economics, London, UK.

ICTs for development: the case of B2B e-commerce
Mansell, Robin (2003) ICTs for development: the case of B2B e-commerce. The Author. (Unpublished)

Economic importance of electronic networks: assessing the micro-level evidence
Mansell, Robin and Nikolychuk, Lynne (2002) Economic importance of electronic networks: assessing the micro-level evidence. Cabinet Office, London, UK.

A Commonwealth action programme for the digital divide: report of the Commonwealth Expert Group on Information Technology for the Commonwealth High Level Review Group
Mansell, Robin and Couldry, Nick (2001) A Commonwealth action programme for the digital divide: report of the Commonwealth Expert Group on Information Technology for the Commonwealth High Level Review Group. Commonwealth Secretariat.

Global access to information & communication technologies (GAIT): priorities for action
Mansell, Robin (1999) Global access to information & communication technologies (GAIT): priorities for action. INK@SPRU, International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Sussex, UK.

Net compatible: virtual communities, intelligent agents and trust service provision for electronic commerce
Mansell, Robin, Schenk, Ingrid and Steinmueller, W. Edward (1998) Net compatible: virtual communities, intelligent agents and trust service provision for electronic commerce. INK@SPRU, University of Sussex, Sussex, UK.

Intellectual property rights: the development of information infrastructures for the information society
Mansell, Robin and Steinmueller, W. Edward (1995) Intellectual property rights: the development of information infrastructures for the information society. Science and Technology Options Assessment, European Parliament, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Policy options for the new telecommunications
Mansell, Robin and Steinmueller, W. Edward (1995) Policy options for the new telecommunications. Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

The level and structure of license fees in the microwave band: an investigation of economic and operational aspects of using license fee schedules in particular bands as part of radio spectrum management
Melody, William, Smythe, Dallas, Mansell, Robin, Angus, Oliver, Pedersen, Allister and Goodacre, William (1980) The level and structure of license fees in the microwave band: an investigation of economic and operational aspects of using license fee schedules in particular bands as part of radio spectrum management. Simon Fraser University, Department of Communication, Ottawa, Canada.

Conference/ Workshop Items

Knowledge societies futures: destabilization in whose interest?
Mansell, Robin (2013) Knowledge societies futures: destabilization in whose interest? In: IAMCR 2013 conference, 25th-29th June 2013, Dublin. (Unpublished)

Copyright infringement online: the case of the Digital Economy Act judicial review in the United Kingdom
Mansell, Robin and Steinmueller, W. Edward (2011) Copyright infringement online: the case of the Digital Economy Act judicial review in the United Kingdom. In: International Association for Media and Communication Research Conference, 13-17 July 2011, Istanbul. (Unpublished)

The life and times of the information society: a critical review
Mansell, Robin (2008) The life and times of the information society: a critical review. In: Media@LSE Fifth Anniversary Conference: Media, Communication and Humanity 2008, 21 - 23 September 2008, LSE. (Unpublished)

Communication and technology: what’s new?
Mansell, Robin (2008) Communication and technology: what’s new? In: Seminar on New Media, 19 January 2008, Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Unpublished)

Morality and media in the 21st Century - a panel in celebration of the work of Professor Roger Silverstone
Chouliaraki, Lilie, Beckett, Charlie and Mansell, Robin (2006) Morality and media in the 21st Century - a panel in celebration of the work of Professor Roger Silverstone. In: Morality and media in the 21st Century - a panel in celebration of the work of Professor Roger Silverstone, 16th October 2006, LSE. (Unpublished)

Network security in an insecure world
Mansell, Robin (2005) Network security in an insecure world. In: Innovation and productivity: what we know and what we don't - reflections from social science: EDS Innovation conference, 13th Dec 2005, London. (Unpublished)

The nature of the information society: an industrialized world perspective
Mansell, Robin, Adesida, Olugbenga and Murray, Allison (2003) The nature of the information society: an industrialized world perspective. In: Visions of the Information Society ITU Conference, 18th Feb 2003, Geneva. (Unpublished)

Advanced communication technologies and services: design configuration and stakeholder interests in Europe
Mansell, Robin and Steinmueller, W. Edward (1996) Advanced communication technologies and services: design configuration and stakeholder interests in Europe. In: (Tele)communications policies in western Europe and southeast Asia, 29 Aug - 1 Sep 1996, Bruges, Belgium.

Website/Blog Posts 

EU Digital Single Market strategy: high priority, but the political choices are yet to come
Mansell, Robin (2015) EU Digital Single Market strategy: high priority, but the political choices are yet to come. LSE Media Policy Project (12 May 2015) Blog Entry.

The WSIS+10 lessons for digital development
Mansell, Robin (2015) The WSIS+10 lessons for digital development. LSE Media Policy Project (07 May 2015) Blog Entry.

Governing the gatekeepers: is formal regulation needed?
Mansell, Robin (2014) Governing the gatekeepers: is formal regulation needed? LSE Media Policy Project (27 Nov 2014) Blog Entry.

Copyright and creation authors respond to critics
Cammaerts, Bart, Meng, Bingchun and Mansell, Robin (2013) Copyright and creation authors respond to critics. LSE Media Policy Project (14 Oct 2013) Blog Entry.

Can the creative industry adapt to change?
Mansell, Robin (2013) Can the creative industry adapt to change? LSE Media Policy Project (30 Sep 2013) Blog Entry.

UNESCO renews its ‘knowledge societies’ vision
Mansell, Robin (2013) UNESCO renews its ‘knowledge societies’ vision. LSE Media Policy Project (26 Feb 2013) Blog Entry.

Draft Comms Data Bill: necessary and proportionate?
Mansell, Robin (2012) Draft Comms Data Bill: necessary and proportionate? LSE Media Policy Project (15 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

Queen’s speech: the promise of new communications data legislation
Mansell, Robin (2012) Queen’s speech: the promise of new communications data legislation. LSE Media Policy Project (16 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Communications data and civil liberties under threat
Mansell, Robin (2012) Communications data and civil liberties under threat. British Politics and Policy at LSE (01 May 2012) Blog Entry.

Communications data and civil liberties under threat
Mansell, Robin (2012) Communications data and civil liberties under threat. LSE Media Policy Project (30 Apr 2012) Blog Entry.

Should ISPs enforce copyright? Dwayne Winseck interviews Robin Mansell
Mansell, Robin and Winseck, Dwayne (2011) Should ISPs enforce copyright? Dwayne Winseck interviews Robin Mansell. LSE Media Policy Project (19 Sep 2011) Blog Entry.

 

 

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