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21 April 2017
People. Policy. Perspectives.

'PERSONAL IS POLITICAL':
IDENTITY CONSTRUCTION & INTERNET POLICY

rapid democratisation of technology
Image Courtesy: News World India

The rapid democratisation of technology over the past decade has increasingly impacted the nature of political assertion across the world. Yet this democratisation or decentralisation of matters of governance in social relationships is not all-pervasive. We see contradictions emerge that manifest themselves through the looming questions of ethics and politics in the sphere of internet technology, one of the major examples being the nature of internet usage in China.

By contrasting the consumer's perspective towards the internet in China with that of India, CCS Intern Karan Tripathi examines how the difference in construction of identities creates disparate public opinions on internet policy.

Read the complete article exclusively on our blog SpontaneousOrder.in

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ATTEND OUR ALUMNI MEET IN BANGALORE

Liberty Connect

We're excited to invite you to a Sunday Picnic at Cubbon Park, on 30 April at 4pm. What better way to spend an evening than catching up on old times, meeting friends, walking down the memory lane, discussing ideas and munching on some great food!

Whether it's through Liberty and Society Seminars, ISPP, ipolicy or internships, what we value most about our journey over the past two decades is the continued support of our alumni. We'd love to hear what you've been up to, your favourite memory from a CCS program, and what you'd like to see more of from us at CCS. Please spread the word among your fellow batchmates who were a part of your group at CCS Academy programs and mark your calendars. Feel free to bring a friend along.

Date: 30 April 2017
Time: 4-6:30 PM
Venue: Cubbon Park, Bangalore

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APPLICATIONS FOR THE 17TH EDITION OF RESEARCHING REALITY INTERNSHIP ARE CLOSING IN ten days!

Researching Reality 2017

'Researching Reality Internship' is a six-week long intensive program focused on exploring the theory and practice of existing policy directives in an urban context. The internship is ideal for applicants who wish to apply social and economic principles to current policy issues through in-depth investigation and analysis. It provides training in areas of quantitative and qualitative research, methodology, data analysis, and critical thinking.

The selected candidates will get to study various agencies, boards, corporations, departments, schemes, legislation, and programs of the different tiers of government; evaluating existing systems both domestic and international, viewing benchmarks and best practices to recommend sustainable and long-term policy improvements in the functioning of government structures.

Deadline for Applications: 30 April 2017

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Find more details on www.ccs.in/internship

Chat Lib with Swaminathan Aiyar:
On libertarianism, cronyism and
institutional reform

Video

We caught up with prominent columnist Swaminathan Aiyar to talk about libertarianism, economic and social freedoms, and ways in which we can address institutional failure to gain more freedom for the people of India.

Watch the complete video on our YouTube Channel

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Upcoming Events

22 April 2017
Panel on
'Crisis of Liberalism in India'
and launch of "Liberalism in India: Past, Present & Future"
Dehradun Literature Festival
DEHRADUN, UTTARAKHAND

30 April 2017
Liberty Connect: Alumni Picnic
Cubbon Park,
BANGALORE, INDIA

30 April 2017
Sandhi Samaroah
Community Centre, Hastsal,
NEW DELHI, INDIA

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