We’re Hiring: Project Coordinator and Summer Research Assistant Positions
Based in the Department of Sociology at York University, the Global Digital Citizenship Lab (GDCL) is a dynamic community of researchers at the cutting edge of social science research analyzing the digital world... Read more
Online Censorship and Forms of Resistance: Experiences from Turkey
The QRRC’s Global Digital Citizenship Lab and Academics for Peace (Turkey-Toronto) jointly present “Online Censorship and Forms of Resistance: Experiences from Turkey” BÜLAY DOGAN (Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication, UPenn, Philadelphia) “Online... Read more
April 4 Hate, Trolls and Freedom of Expression Online: What to do?
Tuesday, April 4, 12:00-1:30 pm Co-hosted with the Centre for Free Expression Room 103, Rogers Communications Centre, Ryerson University, 80 Gould Street (at the corner of Church St) Read more
February 15 GDCL Speaker Series: Jennifer R. Whitson (University of Waterloo)
The Global Digital Citizenship Lab Speaker Series presents Jennifer R. Whitson (University of Waterloo) ‘Citizen, Subject, Avatar: Gamifying Social Problems with Surveillance’ Wednesday, February 15, 2017 1:00pm–2:30pm Qualitative Research & Resource Centre (N141... Read more
Located at York University in Toronto, Canada, the Global Digital Citizenship Lab applies the conceptual, methodological, and theoretical tools of critical social science to conduct research on the cultural, economic, and socio-political effects of digitally informed practices and discourses in global civil society. We study how the uses of digital technologies and social media platforms are impacting public debates and controversies about pressing social issues, ranging from climate change and online abuse to open access and evidentiary reliability.