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Department of Informatics and Media, Uppsala University, 2015

Postal address: Institutionen för informatik och media, Uppsala University, Box 513, SE-751 20 Uppsala, Sweden
Visiting address: Ekonomikum (2nd floor), Kyrkogårdsgatan 10
Web pagehttp://www.im.uu.se

Contact person: Associate Professor Jakob Svensson, phone: +46 (0)18-471 1027. Personal web page

South Asia related activities

Jakob Svensson received his PhD in 2008 from Lund University, and has since then worked in Malmö College University, Karlstad University and now Uppsala University. Here he directs the Digital Media and Society track of the Social Science Masters programme. He has two major research interests; Digital media and political participation, and Mobile communication in developing countries, with a focus on India.

In March 2014, he was one of the organizers and also key note speaker at an International Summer School on ”Information & Communication Technology for Democracy” in NewDelhi, India. (Photo from the opening session. From left: S. P. Chauhan, Jakob Svensson, Anna Ferry, Pankaj Jalote, and Vikas Kumar).
This ICT4Democracy Summer School 2014 was organized by the Society for Education and Research Development in India, and the HumanIT unit at  Karlstad University, Sweden, in collaboration with the Institut für Publizistikwissenschaft und Medienforschung at University of Zürich,Switzerland; the FH Applied Science at University of Vienna, Austria; the Asia-Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi, India; Donau Universität in Krems, Austria; and Uppsala University, Sweden. Read more about the ICT4Democracy Summer School 2014