Author: AoIR Staff

Nominations Open for AoIR Executive Committee

AoIR is now seeking your nominations for the new Executive Committee to take office in October of this year and serve until October 2019. Below, you will find: A. Time frame of the election. B. Description of the AoIR governance

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2017 Dissertation Award Nominations

The Association of Internet Researchers calls for submissions for the 2017 AoIR Dissertation Award. To be eligible for the AoIR Dissertation Award, a PhD dissertation in the area of internet research must have been filed in the 2016 calendar year.

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2017 AoIR Nancy Baym Book Award Nomination

We are pleased to call for nominations for the Nancy Baym Annual Book Award. Named after former Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) president Nancy Baym, this award recognizes the best scholarship of AoIR and highlights the breadth of work relating

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A Statement from the Members of the AoIR Executive Committee

In light of the United States’ January 27, 2017 executive order restricting entry to its borders, based upon intersectional stereotypes of Islamic religious faith as embodied within Middle Eastern, African, and South Asian identity, we hereby restate our commitment to

Posted in Administrative, Community, Miscellaneous

2017 Nancy Baym Book Award & Dissertation Award

The Association of Internet Researchers has made slight changes to the submission criteria for both the Nancy Baym Book Award and the Dissertation Award. Specific details on how to submit is forthcoming. Nancy Baym Book Award The Nancy Baym Annual

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Jonathan Gray’s #AoIR2016 Presentation: Reshaping Data Worlds for AoIR 2016

Reshaping Data Worlds for AoIR 2016 By jwyg | Originally Published: October 5, 2016 The following is a short video on Reshaping Data Worlds prepared for the 17th annual meeting of the Association of Internet Researchers – AoIR 2016 on

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#AoIR2017 Keynote Speakers ~ We have 2 this year!!

We are doubly thrilled to announce the two keynote speakers at #AoIR2017 in Tartu Estonia. Keynote #1: Andrew Chadwick Andrew Chadwick (PhD, London School of Economics) is Professor of Political Science in the Department of Politics and International Relations at

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Submissions for #AoIR2017 Open

We are pleased to open submissions for proposals for #AoIR2017: Networked Publics to be held in Tartu, Estonia, 18 – 21 October, 2017. To re-familiarize yourself with the call for proposals and types of submissions solicited, please see here. When

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#AoIR2016 – Your First AoIR Conference?

#AoIR2016 had 535 full conference attendees from 30 countries. This included 331 first time attendees! Each year AoIR welcomes many new researchers. Take a peek at the CFP for #AoIR2017.  Will we meet you this October?

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Facebook’s accidental ‘death’ of users reminds us to plan for digital death

Facebook’s accidental ‘death’ of users reminds us to plan for digital death (republished with permission from The Conversation.) Tama Leaver, Curtin University The accidental “death” of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and millions of other Facebook users is a timely reminder

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