Guest Talk by Prof. Andy Dearden on ‘Theories of Change in Researching ICT for Development’

Date: 22-04-2015

Description: Prof. Andy Dearden, Sheffield Hallam University delivered a talk titled “Theories of Change in Researching ICT for Development” on 22nd April 2015. In the talk, Prof. argued that technology designers who want to apply their skills to development need better understandings and theories of how technology and social change are related.

CITAPP at IIIT Bangalore is an interdisciplinary think-tank set-up to focus on the policy challenges and the organizational demands made by technological innovation. Of particular interest to the Centre is how technological advances, along with institutional changes that harness the legitimacy and the powers of bureaucracies and market, address the needs of underserved communities.