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Imagining Information and Communications Technologies for a Fairer World

Hosted by the Department of Media and Communications

Online and in-person public event (Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building)

Speakers

Professor Hopeton Dunn

Professor Hopeton Dunn

Professor Sharon Strover

Professor Sharon Strover

Dr Linje Manyozo

Dr Linje Manyozo

Dr Gillian Marcelle

Dr Gillian Marcelle

Professor Marc Raboy & Dr Alison Norah Gillwald

Professor Marc Raboy & Dr Alison Norah Gillwald

Our speakers address the legacy of LSE’s Robin Mansell, a leading figure in the field of information and communication technologies (ICTs) theory and practice.

Meet our speakers and chair

Hopeton Dunn is Professor of Media and Communication at the University of Botswana

Alison Norah Gillwald is Executive Director of Research ICT Africa.

Linje Manyozo is Senior Lecturer in Communication for Development in the School of Media and Communication at RMIT.

Gillian Marcelle is the managing member of Resilience Capital Ventures LLC.

Marc Raboy is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University.

Sharon Strover is Philip G Warner Regents Professor in Communication at the University of Texas.

Bart Cammaerts is Professor of Politics and Communication and Head of the Department of Media and Communications at LSE.

More about this event

The Department of Media and Communications (@MediaLSE) is a world-leading centre for education and research in communication and media studies at the heart of LSE’s academic community in central London. We are ranked #1 in the UK and #3 globally in our field (2022 QS World University Rankings).

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This public event is free and open to all. This event will be a hybrid event, with an in-person audience and an online audience. 

For the online event: Register for this event on Zoom at Imagining Information and Communications Technologies for a Fairer World.

For the in-person event: No ticket or pre-registration is required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries see LSE Events FAQ.

For any queries email events@lse.ac.uk.

This event will be streamed live on YouTube.

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