Digital equity for marginalised and displaced peoples

Anne Gilliland, Sue McKemmish, Gregory Rolan, Barbara Reed

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Abstract

Upholding human rights – in particular for marginalised and displaced peoples – depends on exercising rights in data, information and records. In considering these information rights we face the challenge of designing ethical, adaptive, and inclusive information systems and technologies that support the actualisation of human rights, social justice, and Indigenous and First Nations sovereignty. Too often systems designed for an uncritical and generalised “happy centre” fail those on the margins, in all of their individualised complexity.The purpose of this panel will be to introduce an international initiative aimed at addressing this challenge, and to explore a developing research agenda for tackling the broad range of socio-technical issues that comprise this wicked problem. It is hoped that this panel will galvanise the community towards action and engagement with this programme or its goals.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology 2019
EditorsCatherine Blake, Cecelia Brown
Place of PublicationSomerset NJ USA
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
Pages572-574
Number of pages3
Volume56
Edition1
ISBN (Electronic)9780578591186
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019
EventAssociation for Information Science and Technology 2019 - Melbourne, Australia
Duration: 19 Oct 201923 Oct 2019
https://www.asist.org/am19/

Publication series

NameProceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology
ISSN (Print)2373-9231

Conference

ConferenceAssociation for Information Science and Technology 2019
CountryAustralia
CityMelbourne
Period19/10/1923/10/19
Internet address

Keywords

  • archives
  • data
  • displaced
  • informatics
  • marginalised
  • recordkeeping
  • Records
  • rights
  • social

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