Ralf Bendrath on Mon, 22 Jun 2009 13:28:06 +0200 (CEST)

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[Nettime-nl] "Internet Governance: A Critique of the New Literature" - 26 June in Delft

Dear colleagues,

we invite you to the next session of the research seminar "Focus on
Internet", led by Milton Mueller, XS4ALL Chair at the Faculty of
Technology, Policy and Management at TU Delft. Please feel free to also
forward this invitation to anybody who might be interested.

Friday, 26 June 2009

Delft University of Technology
Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management
Jaffalaan 5, NL-2628BX Delft
room B1.470

The theme for this session is:

"Internet Governance: A Critique of the New Literature"

In the past year, three book-length works on Internet governance have
appeared. They are:

* /Multi-Stakeholder Governance and the Internet Governance Forum/ by
Jeremy Malcolm

* /Internet Governance: The New Frontier of Global Institutions/, by
John Mathiason

* /Powerscape of Internet Governance/ by Slavka Antonova

*Hans Klein*, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of
Technology, and a long-time scholar of internet governance, will outline
their different conceptual approaches and critique their strengths and

Additionally, Professor *Wouter Stol*, NHL-University of Leeuwarden, who
did the study for the Dutch Ministry of Justice on the illegality of
content filtering, will be here to join the discussion.

Others involved in similar areas are invited to also discuss their work
and bring their ideas, either on the substance and politics of the
issue, or on research methodologies and theoretical approaches.

Best regards,

Ralf Bendrath

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