Programme of the African Infromation Ethics Conference

The Joy of Sharing Knowledge

African Information Ethics Conference:
Ethical Challenges in the Information Age

Pretoria, 5-7 February 2007

Participants / Details

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Abdullahi, Ismail
Affiliation: North Carolina Central University
Paper: Cultural Diversity, Globalization and Ethical Issues
Link: North Carolina Central University School of Library and Information Sciences
Topic Group: Cultural diversity and globalization
Theme Group: Cultural diversity and development
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Agada, John
Affiliation: Emporia State University
Paper: Promotion and protection of indigenous knowledge
Link: n/a
Topic Group: Cultural diversity and globalization
Theme Group: Protection and promotion of indigenous knowledge
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Albright, Kendra
Affiliation: The University of Sheffield
Paper: AIDS and Culture: The Case for an African Information Identity
Link: Personal Pages
Topic Group: Foundations of African Information Ethics
Theme Group: Freedom of expression, Freedom of access to information
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Asghari, Reza
Affiliation: University of Applied Sciences
Paper: Information Society and Development Challanges in Africa
Link: Personal Pages
Topic Group: Cultural diversity and globalization
Theme Group: E-Government and related topics
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Ben Abdeljelil, Jameleddine
Affiliation: University of Vienna
Paper: Discourse of identity in North Africa between differences and universality
Link: University Wien
Topic Group: Development, poverty and ICT
Theme Group: North-South flow of information and information imperialism
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Bennani, Azelarabe Lahkim
Affiliation: Faculté des Lettres Dhar Mehraz
Paper: The metamorphose of the public sphere: The complementarity between Internet and mass-media in the e-World
Link: n/a
Topic Group: Foundations of African Information Ethics
Theme Group: Freedom of expression, Freedom of access to information
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Bester, Coetzee
Affiliation: Africa Institute for Leadership, Research and Development
Paper: Connecting Africa to the World: The Ethical Dilemma of Creating Global Classrooms
Link: n/a
Topic Group: Cultural diversity and globalization
Theme Group: Cultural diversity and globalization
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Bidima, Jean Godefroy
Affiliation: Tulane University
Paper: Cosmopolitism, ethics and information in a globalized world: Africans interrogations
Link: Tulane University
Topic Group: Foundations of African Information Ethics
Theme Group: Respect for human dignity - information based rights
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Boekhorst, Albert
Affiliation: University of Amsterdam
Paper: Information,Access and Imperialism
Link: Personal Pages
Topic Group: Development, poverty and ICT
Theme Group: North-South flow of information and information imperialism
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Bothma, Theo
Affiliation: University of Pretoria
Paper: Using ICT to Connect Educational Institutions in South Africa and the United States: A Five-Year Case Study
Link: University of Pretoria, Department of Information Science
Topic Group: Development, poverty and ICT
Theme Group: Brain draining in Africa
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Bradshaw, York William
Affiliation: University of South Carolina Upstate
Paper: Using ICT to Connect Educational Institutions in South Africa and the United States: A Five-Year Case Study
Link: University of South Carolina Upstate
Topic Group: Development, poverty and ICT
Theme Group: Using ICT for a better life in Africa: case studies
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Braman, Sandra
Affiliation: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Paper: The Ourobouros of Intellectual Property: Ethics, Law, and Policy in Africa
Link: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Topic Group: Foundations of African Information Ethics
Theme Group: Freedom of access to information (IP legislation, open access movement, TRIPS)
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Britz, Johannes
Affiliation: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Paper: What statistics tell us about ethics: A case for African Information Ethics
Link: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Information Studies
Topic Group: Cultural diversity and globalization
Theme Group: Cultural diversity and development
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Caftori, Netiva
Affiliation: Northeastern Illinois University
Paper: Computer ethics: the sharing of information
Link: Personal Pages
Topic Group: Cultural diversity and globalization
Theme Group: Global security, human security, privacy, transparency
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Capurro, Rafael
Affiliation: Stuttgart Media University
Paper: Information Ethics for and from Africa
Link: Personal Pages
Topic Group: Development, poverty and ICT
Theme Group: Internet and exclusion (socio-political and economic exclusion)
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Carbo, Toni
Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Paper: Information Rights: Trust and Human Dignity in e-Government
Link: Personal Pages
Topic Group: Foundations of African Information Ethics
Theme Group: Respect for human dignity - information based rights
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Claasen, Retha
Affiliation: University of Pretoria
Paper: will only attend
Link: n/a
Topic Group: Cultural diversity and globalization
Theme Group: Cultural diversity and development
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Coenen, Christopher
Affiliation: Büro für Technikfolgen-Abschätzung beim Deutschen Bundestag (TAB)
Paper: Mainstreaming ethics in internet policies for development: Why and how?
Link: Personal Pages
Topic Group: Development, poverty and ICT
Theme Group: Internet and exclusion (socio-political and economic exclusion)
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De Beer, Fanie
Affiliation: University of Pretoria
Paper: Contemporary Africa in a globalising world
Link: Department of Information Science University of Pretoria
Topic Group: Development, poverty and ICT
Theme Group: North-South flow of information and information imperialism
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Du Plessis, Jacques Christiaan
Affiliation: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Paper: The Spirit of Open Access to Information as a Key Pillar to the African Renaissance
Link: Personal Pages
Topic Group: Foundations of African Information Ethics
Theme Group: Freedom of access to information (IP legislation, open access movement, TRIPS)
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Ess, Charles
Affiliation: Drury University
Paper: Intercultural information ethics: local traditions, cultural diversity, and ethical pluralism
Link: Personal Pages
Topic Group: Cultural diversity and globalization
Theme Group: Cultural diversity and development
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Fleissner, Peter
Affiliation: Vienna University of Technology
Paper: On the ambivalence of ICT
Link: Personal Pages
Topic Group: Foundations of African Information Ethics
Theme Group: Freedom of expression, Freedom of access to information
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Froehlich, Thomas
Affiliation: Kent State University
Paper: What can feminist perspectives contribute to an African information ethics?
Link: Kent State University
Topic Group: Foundations of African Information Ethics
Theme Group: Information wrongdoings, information corruption, information injustice
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Frohmann, Bernd
Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
Paper: The problem of local culture in International Information Ethics
Link: University of Western Ontario
Topic Group: Development, poverty and ICT
Theme Group: Internet and exclusion (socio-political and economic exclusion)
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Gathegi, John
Affiliation: Florida State University
Paper: Intellectual property, traditional resources rights, and natural law: a clash of cultures
Link: University of Western Ontario
Topic Group: Foundations of African Information Ethics
Theme Group: Freedom of access to information (IP legislation, open access movement, TRIPS)
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Gopal, T V
Affiliation: Anna University Chennai
Paper: Ethics in Deploying Data to make Wise Decisions
Link: Personal Pages
Topic Group: Cultural diversity and globalization
Theme Group: Global security, human security, privacy, transparency
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Himma, Ken
Affiliation: Seattle Pacific University
Paper: The Information Gap, the Digital Divide, and the Obligations of Affluent Nations
Link: Personal Pages
Topic Group: Development, poverty and ICT
Theme Group: Brain draining in Africa
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Hongladarom, Soraj
Affiliation: Chulalongkorn University
Paper: Information Divide, Information Flow and Global Justice
Link: n/a
Topic Group: Development, poverty and ICT
Theme Group: North-South flow of information and information imperialism
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Kaddu, Sarah
Affiliation: Makerere University
Paper: Information Ethics: A Student┤s Perspective
Link: n/a
Topic Group: Cultural diversity and globalization
Theme Group: Cultural diversity and development
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Kaniki, Andrew
Affiliation: National Research Foundation, SA
Paper: Foundations of Africa Information Ethics
Link: National Research Foundation, SA
Topic Group: Development, poverty and ICT
Theme Group: Brain draining in Africa
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Kanyandago, Peter
Affiliation: Uganda Martyrs University
Paper: Indigenous knowledge and Cultural Diversity in a Global Context. An African Perspective
Link: Institute of Ethics and Development Studies Director
Topic Group: Cultural diversity and globalization
Theme Group: Protection and promotion of indigenous knowledge
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Kawooya, Dick
Affiliation: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Paper: Copyright and Access to e-Resources in Africa's Education and Research Contexts: The Case of Selected Ugandan Institutions
Link: Personal Pages
Topic Group: Foundations of African Information Ethics
Theme Group: Freedom of access to information (IP legislation, open access movement, TRIPS)
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Kigongo-Bukenya, Isaac
Affiliation: Makerere University
Paper: Towards professionalism and comittment in Africa: The case for theory and practice of informaton ethics in Uganda
Link: The University of Teneessee
Topic Group: Foundations of African Information Ethics
Theme Group: Respect for human dignity - information based rights
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Koehler, Wallace
Affiliation: Valdosta State University
Paper: Records Management, Africa, Development, and Information Ethics: A Ugandan Case Study
Link: Valdosta State University
Topic Group: Development, poverty and ICT
Theme Group: Using ICT for a better life in Africa: case studies
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Kwake, Alice
Affiliation: University of Zululand
Paper: The feasibility of using ICTs for the development of rural women. Case studies of South Africa and Kenya
Link: n/a
Topic Group: Development, poverty and ICT
Theme Group: Using ICT for a better life in Africa: case studies
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Lor, Peter
Affiliation: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
Paper: International advocacy for information ethics: the role of IFLA
Link: Personal Pages
Topic Group: Development, poverty and ICT
Theme Group: North-South flow of information and information imperialism
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Löwstedt, Anthony
Affiliation: Webster University
Paper: Cultural Diversity and Globalization
Link: Biography at GPKA
Topic Group: Cultural diversity and globalization
Theme Group: Cultural diversity and development
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Lotter, Hennie
Affiliation: University of Johannesburg
Paper: ICTs and Poverty
Link: Personal Pages
Topic Group: Development, poverty and ICT
Theme Group: Internet and exclusion (socio-political and economic exclusion)
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Mabe, Jacob
Affiliation: Technische Universität Berlin
Paper: Security Thought in Africa in the Context of Global Ethics
Link: Personal Pages
Topic Group: Cultural diversity and globalization
Theme Group: Global security, human security, privacy, transparency
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Maepa, Kgosi
Affiliation: ABSA-bank South Africa
Paper: will only attend
Link: ABSA-bank South Africa
Topic Group: Foundations of African Information Ethics
Theme Group: Freedom of expression, Freedom of access to information
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Matovu, James
Affiliation: Makarere University
Paper: Application Of Ethics In Management Information Systems For Public Administration In Uganda: The Case For Accreditation And Certification
Link: ABSA-bank South Africa
Topic Group: Foundations of African Information Ethics
Theme Group: Information wrongdoings, information corruption, information injustice
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Mchombu, Kingo
Affiliation: University of Namibia
Paper: Libraries, literacy and poverty eradication in Africa. An assessment
Link: University of Namibia
Topic Group: Development, poverty and ICT
Theme Group: Using ICT for a better life in Africa: case studies
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Mesbahi, Mohamed
Affiliation: University of Mohamed V
Paper: The Third World and the paradox of digital revolution
Link: Personal Pages
Topic Group: Development, poverty and ICT
Theme Group: Internet and exclusion (socio-political and economic exclusion)
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Moahi, Kgomostso
Affiliation: University of Botswana
Paper: Globalization, information society and implications for indigenous knowledge
Link: University of Botswana
Topic Group: Cultural diversity and globalization
Theme Group: Protection and promotion of indigenous knowledge
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Msuya, Jangwe
Affiliation: University of Dar es Salaam
Paper: The Protection and Preservation of Indigenous Knowledge in Tanzania
Link: n/a
Topic Group: Cultural diversity and globalization
Theme Group: Protection and promotion of indigenous knowledge
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Nagenborg, Michael
Affiliation: University of Karlsruhe
Paper: Designed Artificial Agents as Moral Beings
Link: Personal Pages
Topic Group: Foundations of African Information Ethics
Theme Group: Respect for human dignity - information based rights
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Nath, Vikas
Affiliation: South Centre
Paper: Moving on the path to Development of ICTs or ICTs for Development?Can local-sightedness solve this dilemma for Africa?
Link: Personal Pages
Topic Group: Cultural diversity and globalization
Theme Group: E-Government and related topics
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Ngulube, Patrick
Affiliation: University of KwaZulu-Natal
Paper: E-government in Sub Saharan Africa: Its nature and accessibility
Link: Personal Pages
Topic Group: Cultural diversity and globalization
Theme Group: E-Government and related topics
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Ocholla, Dennis
Affiliation: University of Zululand
Paper: Marginalized Knowledge: An Agenda for Indigenous Knowledge Development and Integration with Other Forms of Know ledge
Link: University of Zululand
Topic Group: Development, poverty and ICT
Theme Group: Brain draining in Africa
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Olinger, Hanno
Affiliation: Kumba Resources
Paper: none
Link: n/a
Topic Group: Foundations of African Information Ethics
Theme Group: Information wrongdoings, information corruption, information injustice t
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Olivier, Martin
Affiliation: University of Pretoria
Paper: Freedom and speech versus the treatment of HIV/AIDS in South Africa
Link: n/a
Topic Group: Foundations of African Information Ethics
Theme Group: Respect for human dignity - information based rights
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Onyancha, Omwoyo
Affiliation: University of Eastern Africa/University of Zululand
Paper: E-governance in Eastern and Southern Africa: a webometric study of the governments' websites
Link: n/a
Topic Group: Cultural diversity and globalization
Theme Group: E-Government and related topics
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Pellegrini, Tassilo
Affiliation: Semantic Web School - Centre for Knowledge Tranfer
Paper: Semantic Wikis - Building collaborative knowledge bases with semantic technologies
Link: Personal Pages
Topic Group: Development, poverty and ICT
Theme Group: Using ICT for a better life in Africa: case studies
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Pimienta, Daniel
Affiliation: Networks and Development Foundation
Paper: International cooperation in Information Society: a new paradigm centered in ethics and sensitive to cultural diversity is required
Link: Personal Pages
Topic Group: Cultural diversity and globalization
Theme Group: Global security, human security, privacy, transparency
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Ponelis, Shana
Affiliation: University of Pretoria
Paper: Justice and the pricing of Information products and services
Link: Personal Pages
Topic Group: Foundations of African Information Ethics
Theme Group: Freedom of expression, Freedom of access to information
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Seleti, Yonah
Affiliation: National Office on Indigenous Knowledge Systems
Paper: Opportunities and Challenges in the Promotion and Protection of Indigenous Knowledge in South Africa
Link: n/a
Topic Group: Cultural diversity and globalization
Theme Group: Protection and promotion of indigenous knowledge
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Sturges, Paul
Affiliation: Loughborough University
Paper: What is this absence called transparency?
Link: Loughborough University
Topic Group: Foundations of African Information Ethics
Theme Group: Information wrongdoings, information corruption, information injustice
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Suetzl, Wolfgang
Affiliation: Institute for New Culture Technologies
Paper: Security or creativity? On the security/insecurity dilemma in bridging digital divides
Link: Institute for New Culture Technologies
Topic Group: Cultural diversity and globalization
Theme Group: Global security, human security, privacy, transparency
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Udeani, Chibueze
Affiliation: University of Salzburg
Paper: CulturaláDiversity andáGlobalisation: Aná Intercultural Hermeneutical (African) Perspective
Link: n/a
Topic Group: Cultural diversity and globalization
Theme Group: Cultural diversity and development
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Weil, Felix
Affiliation: quiBiq.de
Paper: Can you buy an African dream?
Link: quiBiq.de
Topic Group: Foundations of African Information Ethics
Theme Group: Freedom of access to information (IP legislation, open access movement, TRIPS)
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Wimmer, Franz
Affiliation: University of Vienna
Paper: Does information politics contribute to 'cultural' development?
Link: Personal Pages
Topic Group: Development, poverty and ICT
Theme Group: Brain draining in Africa
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Woodbury, Marsha
Affiliation: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Paper: Information Integrity in Africa: Exploring Information Corruption Issues
Link: Personal Pages
Topic Group: Foundations of African Information Ethics
Theme Group: Information wrongdoings, information corruption, information injustice t

 
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