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This presentation will discuss the major internet trends in Britain.

Speaker

Grant Blank, Visitor at Oxford Internet Institute & Senior Research Fellow of Harris Manchester College

Agenda

7:30pm - Events starts 
9:00pm - Events closes 

Synopsis

This presentation will discuss the major internet trends in Britain. It will pay particular attention to emerging stability in a number of online activities.

About the speaker

Grant Blank (Ph.D. University of Chicago) is a Visitor at the Oxford Internet Institute and Senior Research Fellow of Harris Manchester College, both part of the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. He is a sociologist specializing in the social and cultural impact of the Internet, the digital divide, statistical and qualitative methods, and cultural sociology.

Author or co-author of about 60 papers and six books, in 2015 he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Communication, Information Technology and Media Sociology section of the American Sociological Association. He can be reached via email or LinkedIn

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COVID-19

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The social and cultural impact of the internet: A British perspective
Date and time
Wednesday 20 March, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location
Rewley House
1 Wellington Square
College Lane
Oxford
OX1 2JA
Price
Free