Society? and related events
Bruno Latour gives
first Virtual Society? Programme Public Lecture, 1st April
1998. Photos available.
Technology and Privacy Symposium held at Institute of Civil
Engineers, 30 July 1998. Report and photos available.
Society? Prospects for the Social Science of Electronic Technologies: three Panel sessions
at European Association for Studies of Science and Technology, 30th September to 3rd
October 1998. See Sessions VI4 at EASST 98
At last! Photographs from the Virtual Society? at the Lisbon
EASST meeting, 1-3 October 1998!
for Virtual Society? Research!? We want to know the views of both researchers and
prospective users of the research. Join in our consultation exercise!
Living in Cyberspace - Myths and Realities. London meeting
held on 26th January 1999. Report and photos available.
Report on "Technological mediation: The social psychology of
information communication technologies", a symposium at the British Psychological
Society Annual Social Psychology Conference held at University of Kent at Canterbury and
convened by Peter Lunt and Sonia Livingstone.
Technology and Social Exclusion. Symposium held on 23rd
February 1999. Report and photos available.
Technology in its Place. Futura.com conference on 3rd March 1999.
Buying the Vision. Seminar on visual engineering, 9th of March
Pictures of the 3rd Programme Synthesis Meeting, IBM
Hursley, 22-23rd March 1999
Reports and pictures of Education in the Virtual Society.
Symposium, London, 14th July 1999
Sociality/Materiality: The Status of the Object in Social Science.
Conference held on 9-11th September 1999, Brunel University.
Pictures of the 4th Programme Synthesis Meeting,
York/Teesside, 6-7th October 1999
Report of The Virtual University - Educational environments
of the future. Conference, Stockholm, 14-16th October 1999
At last!. Pictures of the 4S Conference, San Diego, 28-31st
Report of Inclusion or Exclusion: Access to the
Internet and Public Participation. Workshop, Leeds, 10th November 1999
Report and pictures of The Realities of E-commerce.
Evening symposium, London, 11th November 1999
Information and Communication Technologies: Reshaping
Voluntary Organisations? Research seminar held on 18th November 1999, London
Highly Thought Of? Electronic Surveillance and the Tower
Block. A Day Conference, Edinburgh, 27th November 1999
Report on E-commerce and the restructuring of consumption.
Workshop, London,10th December 1999
Ethnography and the Internet: Writing into the
New Millenium (in association with Anthropology in Action). Meeting held 13-14th
December 1999, Hull
Inclusion in the Information Society: E-Gateways as New Social
Places for Cyberaccess. A day conference, Birmingham, 16th December 1999
Report of Wired Welfare? Setting an agenda for social
policy. Workshop, York, 13th January 2000
Report on Future of the Internet. Workshop, London, 28th
Report on Future Learning in the Virtual Society. Workshop,
London, 4th February 2000
Report on Virtual Methodology?. Workshop, Uxbridge, 5th
Inhabiting Technology (organised with Institute of Contemporary
Arts). 11-12th March 2000, London
Open Systems - a chance for democracy?. Steve Woolgar's
presentation to the Annual EIP (Exchanging Information with People), 15-16th March 2000,
Network, Scale, Memory and Play: Key
Concepts in ICT Research. A workshop, 15th March 2000, Manchester
Virtuality in Europe: Trends, Opportunities and Risks.
Conference held 23-26th March 2000, Paderborn, Germany. Pictures are available
Performing Virtualities. Postgraduate workshop, Windsor,
2nd-3rd May 2000. Pictures and presentations are available
Virtual Society? Get Real!. Virtual Society? conference,
Ashridge House, 4-5th May 2000. Pictures and some full papers are available. For a
review of the conference by Nicola Doering, please access M/C - Journal of Media
Working Together?: Knowledge and
Management in the Information Society. Workshop, Keele University, 16-17th June 2000
Delivering the Virtual Promise? from access to use in the
virtual society. Conference held 19th June 2000, London. Pictures and full
presentations are available
The Future of Universities. Report of
the symposium (28-29th September 2000, Newcastle)
This way to the
UK-Nordic Initiative on Information and Communication Technologies
Virtual Society? news
E-commerce welcomes Virtual
Society? researcher Charles Raab has been
appointed to the Advisory Group for the Project on
Privacy and Data-Sharing in the Cabinet Office Performance and Innovation Unit (PIU).
The project report is expected to be presented to the Prime Minister in Spring,
Question about Virtual Society? Programme raised in the House!
in the news Post Modern-Oliver Burkeman on 'Why users are falling out of love with
The Guardian, 20 June 2001
on the Virtual Society?-Steve Woolgar's Keynote Presentation (ppt) to the
International Colloquium on Users and Services in Telecommunications, ICUST-2001, Paris
12-14 June 2001