The Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) has just published their second Ethics Guide. The latest guide, written by Annette Markham and Elizabeth Buchanan, with contributions from the AOIR Ethics Working committee, provides useful updates,  questions and strategies for managing “data” and other material for those of us carrying out research in andContinue Reading

*Berkman Center for Internet & Society Summer Internship Program 2013* *The application deadline for all students for Summer 2013 is Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. ET.** Each summer the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University swings open the doors of our vibrant yellow house to welcomeContinue Reading

A themed Special Issue of Journal of Visual Culture Issue Guest Editors: Laine Nooney (Stony Brook University) and Laura Portwood-Stacer (New York University) Deadline for Proposals: 15 January 2013 The Editors are currently seeking proposed contributions for a Special Issue of the *Journal of Visual Culture* on Internet Memes and Visual Culture, toContinue Reading

Date: Thursday 13th December Time: 6-8 p.m. Place: British Academy, Reading Room, 10 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y5AH What kinds of diasporas are formed by connected migrants? Do the online networks woven by migrants scattered throughout the world, and the traces they leave on the Web, reveal traditional or novel functions of diasporas?Continue Reading