How is the Internet affecting our ways to relate with governments? How can citizens effectively take part in the decision-making process? Are social movements and open governments speaking the same language?
To know more, you are all invited to join the lecture:
Internet and participation
Speaker: Prof. Lasse Berntzen, Vestfold University College, Norway
Torino, May 14-15 2012 (17-19.30)
University of Torino, “Sala Lauree”, via Sant’Ottavio 20
Monday 14/5: Web 2.0 and social movements
After mentioning the historical development of social media use, the module will introduce a maturity model. The social movement theory will the be discussed as a framework for discussing social media use in campaigns and social movements.
Tuesday 15/5: Web 2.0 and open government
After introducing the themes of openness and open government, the module will cover transparency, user centricity, and participation. Technical aspects will then be discussed, such as open source code, open data, and how technology can be used to achieve an open government.
Lasse Berntzen is an Associate Professor at Vestfold University College in Norway. For the last ten years, his research has focused on the Information Society and ICT in public sector, with emphasis on e-government and e-democracy. He has also worked on regulatory aspects of e-democracy as an expert for the Council of Europe’s Ad-hoc Committee on e-democracy.
Working language will be English. Livetweeting: #internetpart12
The event is organised by myself (you can follow my tweets here: @dariasantucci)
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