Lives of Data Workshop

The Sarai Programme, CSDS organised the Lives of Data Workshop on 5-7 January 2017 at CSDS. The workshop examined the historical and emergent conditions of data-driven knowledge production and circulation in India and South Asia.

The workshop examined the historical and emergent conditions of data-driven knowledge production and circulation in India and South Asia. In the context of the Data Revolution, the workshop linked the emerging research on the history of statistics, new/old technological forms of inscription, digital infrastructures, and governance after Big Data in India and South Asia. The workshop brings together interdisciplinary researchers and practitioners with backgrounds in history of science, anthropology, media and technology studies, software engineering, data science, economics, and policy-making. It is a space to parse lateral connections and mine new ideas to explore the many lives of data, interrogating stable forms and tracking unexpected pathways.

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5-7 January 2017
CSDS Seminar Room