We are happy to share with you the report of our two-day Data for the Social Good event the 16th and 17th of November. The report includes both the first public evening organised at Spui25 *, and our invitation-only second day of lectures in the morning and workshops in the afternoon. To all participants, thank you for joining us for this great event and thanks to Spui25 for hosting us!
Please find the report included below, and do feel free to help share / disseminate our collective findings.
Also, we would give our thanks to all the speakers, Charlotte Ryan (Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Massachusetts), Lorenzo Pezzani (architect and researcher, and lecturer at the Goldsmith University of London), Jeff Deutch (Syrian Archive, PhD candidate at the Humboldt-University in Berlin), Niko Para (Syrian Archive, lead technologist), and moderator Fieke Jansen (independent researcher).
Data for the Social Good brings together scholars and practitioners to explore the politics of big data from the perspective of activism and civil society.
Data for the Social Good is sponsored by the European Research Council (ERC), the Amsterdam Centre for Globalisation Studies (ACGS) and the Amsterdam School of Cultural Analysis (ASCA).