Wednesday the 17th of May 2023 @ 15:00 (Paris)
Jan A.G.M. van Dijk is Professor of Communication Science at the University of Twente. He has has done social scientific research on social aspects of ICT and the digital divide since the mid 1980s, and (co)authored books such as The Network Society (1999, 2006, 2012), Digital Democracy (2000), and The Deepening divide, Inequality in the Information Society (2005). In his presentation he will briefly reflect on the history of the subject, and explain his theory of digital inequality and their relation to social inequalities in broad terms.