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Call for Papers: AMCIS 2018: Minitrack: Social Theory in Information Systems Research (STIR ’18)

January 3, 2018

Full Width Template Minitrack: Social Theory in Information Systems Research (STIR ’18) Track: Social Inclusion (SIGSI) 24th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Aug. 16-18, 2018 New Orleans, LA, USA This minitrack solicits papers using social theory to critically examine ICTs and their roles in enabling and constraining social inclusion. What can be done to…

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SIG SI Election Results & 2017-18 Officers

November 10, 2017

Hi everyone, I am now able to report the results of our recent election for SIG SI officers. This includes votes received from the morning of November 2nd until the evening of November 9th. (Note that one duplicate ballot — from the same IP as one submitted three minutes earlier — was discarded, but would…

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SIG SI Officer Positions Nominations

October 9, 2017

Hi SIG SI members, we are now seeking nominations for three officer positions with the SIG. The first of these is for the position of Chair or Co-Chair of the SIG for 2017-18. The responsibilities of the SIG’s Chair or Co-Chair include organizing and running SIG SI’s annual symposium / workshop, with assistance from invited symposium committee members (if…

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Position in Science and Technology Studies – Data Science – University of California, Davis

September 11, 2017

The University of California, Davis invites applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor or recently tenured associate professor in the social studies of data and data science including the scientific, political, social, and scholarly use and creation of data. Experience and a genuine interest in working in a collaborative environment and especially in collaborating with data…

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The 13th Annual Social Informatics (SIG-SI) Research Symposium: The Social Informatics of Knowledge

July 12, 2017

UPDATE: We had a bumper crop of submissions to the workshop, and are excited the make the final schedule available here as a PDF file: SIGSI_Schedule_FINAL . The 13th Annual Social Informatics (SIG-SI) Research Symposium “The Social Informatics of Knowledge” will be held from 8:30 – 12:30 on Saturday 28 October at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, VA, USA, with papers from…

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iConference: Early Bird Registration

December 15, 2016

iConference 2016: Early-bird registration available through Jan. 18, 2016 20-23 March, 2016, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Conference Home: http://ischools.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=5df329b9f6cb938d048ab4dc2&id=0ae72cdd4b&e=a434a722a2 iConference 2016 registration is now open. Discounted early rates are available through Jan. 18, 2016. Register today to secure the early rate! Registration: http://ischools.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=5df329b9f6cb938d048ab4dc2&id=3958154d30&e=a434a722a2 The iConference is an international gathering of scholars and researchers concerned with critical information issues in…

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CFP Social Media & Society 2016

December 9, 2016

2016 International Conference on Social Media & Society (#SMSociety) CALL FOR PROPOSALS WHEN: July 11-13, 2016 WHERE: Goldsmiths, University of London, UK SUBMISSION DEADLINES: Dec 23, 2015(extended!): Workshops/Tutorials/Panels Jan 15, 2016: Full & WIP Papers Mar 4, 2016: Poster Abstracts Conference website: http://socialmediaandsociety.org/submit/ Data, data everywhere. With faster computers and cheaper storage, bigger data sets are…

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Call for SIG SI Chair/Co-Chair Nominations and Interest

November 23, 2016

Hi SIG SI members, I’m writing with some news about ASIS&T SIG SI, as determined during the ASIS&T 2016 Annual Meeting in Copenhagen. Howard Rosenbaum and Pnina Fichman, our co-chairs for many years now, have decided to step down from their current roles. They intend to remain involved in the SIG and its activities, including…

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The 12th Annual Social Informatics Research Symposium (SIG-SI): “The Social Informatics of Work and Play”

September 20, 2016

Please join us in Copenhagen and celebrate with us as we mark the 12th year of the SIG-SI Research Symposium! Saturday, October 15, 2015, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers Copenhagen, Denmark Organizers: Pnina Fichman, Indiana University (fichman@indiana.edu) Howard Rosenbaum, Indiana University (hrosenba@indiana.edu) Eric Meyer, Oxford Internet Institute, United Kingdom Adam Worrall,…

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JASIST Special Issue on “The Social Informatics of Knowledge”

September 20, 2016

In this special issue of the Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, we are calling for papers that advance the concepts, methods and theories that support the social informatics perspective.  Social informatics as the study of the connections among people and the technologies they use is a lens to understand a wide variety…

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