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Digital Skills Workshops for PhD Students (UNIGE & Graduate Institute)

Internet governance - Fridays 5 & 12 November 2021

DS17 & DS22 - Internet Governance

(Roxana RADU, 2x 4h)

These workshops will provide theoretical and practical perspectives on the evolution of Internet governance, covering legal and policy challenges triggered by digitalization. Cross-sectoral concerns combining socioeconomic, political and ethical dilemmas will be discussed, offering an overview of critical points of control for the Internet and inherent tensions around them.

This theme will be addressed in two different workshops. Please note that there is a separate registration for each date.

   

Governing the Digital World (DS17), 5 November 2021, 12:00-16:00, room S3

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This workshop will provide theoretical and practical perspectives on the evolution of Internet governance, covering legal and policy challenges triggered by digitalization. It explains how governments and technology firms are designing new rules to govern the digital space and introduce technical standards and regulations across different dimensions, including various strategies and methods to study them. Cross-sectoral concerns combining socioeconomic, political and ethical dilemmas will be discussed, offering an overview of critical points of control for the Internet and inherent tensions around them. 

Cybersecurity & Cyber Hygiene: The good, the bad, the ugly (DS22), 12 November 2021, 09:00-13:00, room S5

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Do you risk having your personal data leaked on DarkNet? Are you working with sensitive data that you need to protect? Could you lose your job over a cybersecurity incident involving one of your devices? This workshop provides an overview of the main debates regarding cybersecurity and personal data protection, followed by a hands-on training on how to detect threats such as malware, phishing, ransomware etc. and how to react to them and maintain an adequate level of cyber hygiene.

   

 

Roxana Radu is an Internet governance, cybersecurity and digital policy expert. She is a Research Associate at the Global Governance Centre, Graduate Institute in Geneva and a non-residential fellow at the Centre for Media, Data and Society, Central European University. From 2018 to 2020, she was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Oxford’s Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, working on Internet regulation, algorithms and knowledge production in the public sphere. In 2017, she was awarded the Swiss Network for International Studies Award for her PhD thesis (summa cum laude), obtained at the Graduate Institute. Roxana is the author of the monograph 'Negotiating Internet Governance' (Oxford University Press, 2019). Her interdisciplinary research and publications focus on international governance and Internet policy-making, covering a wide range of topics from the politics of technical standards to artificial intelligence. Since 2020, she is the Program Chair of the Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet).