What is data justice for (South) Africa, and who gets to decide?
Nelson Mandela Public lecture series
Name of speaker: Assoc. Prof. Linnet Taylor with Gabriella Razzano.
5 March 2018
Linkoping House, 27 Burg Road, Rondebosch -Cape Town.
16:00pm for 16:30pm
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Gabriella Razzano, founding Director of OpenUp (a open data civic tech lab based in Cape Town) and the former Executive Director of the Open Democracy Advice Centre and Atlantic Fellow for Social and Economic Equity with the London School of Economics will provide a South African perspective on data governance.”
Linnet Taylor is Assistant Professor of Data Ethics, Law and Policy at the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT), where she leads the ERC-funded DATA-JUSTICE project which aims to understand the different perspectives worldwide on what constitutes just treatment through data technologies. Her research focuses on the use of new sources of digital data in governance and research around issues of human and economic development. She was previously a Marie Curie research fellow in the University of Amsterdam’s International Development faculty a postdoctoral researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute, and studied a DPhil in International Development at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex.
Gabriella Razzano is a founding Director of OpenUp (a open data civic tech lab based in Cape Town) and the former Executive Director of the Open Democracy Advice Centre. She is currently an Atlantic Fellow for Social and Economic Equity with the London School of Economics and an Alumni of the Global Digital Leaders Exchange of the US State Department IVLP Program. She was the Chairperson of the Regional African Platform on Access to Information from 2015-2017 and one of Mail & Guardians 200 Young South Africans of 2013. She has a BA LLB with a distinction in Sociology from the University of Cape Town.