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Book Launch - "Digital Witness: Using Open Source Information for Human Rights Investigation, Documentation and Accountability" (Oxford University Press, 2019)

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  • UserDr Ella McPherson, Sam Dubberley, Dr Alexa Koenig, Dr Daragh Murray, Matt Mahmoudi, Isabel Guenette Thornton
  • ClockThursday 27 February 2020, 12:30-14:00
  • HouseOld Library at Pembroke College.

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We are delighted to invite you to the launch of the book ”Digital Witness”, edited by A. Koenig, S. Dubberley and D. Murray, including a chapter on ’Open Source Investigations and the Technology-Driven Knowledge Controversy in Human Rights Fact-Finding’ written by CGHR ’s Co-Director, Dr Ella McPherson together with Matt Mahmoudi and Isabel Guenette Thornton.

This book is the first to cover the history, ethics, methods, and best-practice associated with open source research. It is intended to equip the next generation of lawyers, journalists, sociologists, data scientists, other human rights activists, and researchers with the cutting-edge skills needed to work in an increasingly digitized, and information-saturated environment.

More details here:

https://global.oup.com/academic/product/digital-witness-9780198836070?cc=gb&lang=en&#

Seating is limited, so please book a place below:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/book-launch-digital-witness-oxford-university-press-2019-tickets-91448383577

All are welcome!

This talk is part of the Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events series.

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