Talk by / Nayantara Ranganathan
Discussant / Kavita Dattani
The paper explores how regulation was influenced by the logics and cultures of the project it sought to regulate.
Nayantara is a lawyer and researcher studying the politics and culture of digital technologies. At the Internet Democracy Project, she worked on applying feminist methods of research and practice to questions of data governance. Within her independent research practice, she is exploring how technology is remaking law and regulation in its own image. She co-founded Persuasion Lab, a project exploring new forms of political propaganda on social media.
Kavita is an academic, pursuing her PhD in Human Geography at Queen Mary, University of London. Her research sits at the intersection of Gender Studies and Postcolonial Urban Studies. She has also published a paper titled “Governtrepreneurism” for good governance: The case of Aadhaar and the India Stack.
This talk was hosted by Tandem Research, the former home of the Responsible Technology Initiative