Opportunities

Browse or search our collection of calls for papers, conference announcements, funding, and other opportunities. Our events calendar is available here.

The University of Washington’s Center for an Informed Public on Tuesday announced a new award program that will recognize an individual or organization that has made outstanding contributions, achievements, or bodies of work that significantly resist strategic misinformation, promote an informed society, and strengthen democratic discourse. The CIP Award for Excellence, which will highlight those […]

The workshop is based on a notion that democratic digital societies require a new form of citizenship, namely digital citizenship. We aim to expand the conventional notions of the term, often linked with proper and respectful behavior in digital environments as well as having an active role in those environments. Considering our contemporary, highly digitalized […]

Facilitators: Joan Donovan and Kate Starbird Date and Time of Workshop: Friday, March 19, 2021, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. eastern time (hosted via Zoom) Applications Due: February 15, 2021, 5 p.m. eastern time Overview Propaganda, influence, and political communication have long featured in curricula across the social science disciplines. Recent events, growing polarization, and […]

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has issued a broad agency announcement to identify potential sources of technologies and techniques to help the government combat disinformation campaigns. DARPA said in a notice posted Oct. 26th on the beta SAM website that the Influence Campaign Awareness and Sensemaking (INCAS) effort seeks to help analysts identify […]

Data & Society is seeking a consultant to advise leadership, management, and staff around advancing anti-racist policies at Data & Society. We expect that this individual or organization has the ability to work alongside the Human Resources Manager, the Executive Director, and our organizational managers to guide us through the process of developing a strategic plan with […]

We are seeking volunteers for running the 2nd annual Conference for Truth and Trust Online (TTO) which will be held virtually on October 16th (Friday) and 17th (Saturday). In exchange for a couple of hours of work, we offer volunteers a complimentary ticket to the conference. We are seeking volunteers to help us in the […]

Want to limit the impact of disinformation and misinformation on U.S. national security (and human security)? COVID19 disinformation is just the latest element in Russian and Chinese narrative campaigns. To counter disinformation effectively, the Department of Defense (DoD) needs to be able to identify, visualize and evaluate disinformation narrative themes in near real time. Join […]

On Thursday, January 14, 2021, Data & Society Researcher Robyn Caplan, Faculty Fellow Meredith D. Clark, and Research Analyst William Partin will host an online academic workshop on how platform governance is mediated and shaped through interactions and entanglements with users, industries, and infrastructures. Data & Society workshops enable deep dives with a broad community […]

The Practitioner Fellowships at the Digital Civil Society Lab (DCSL) and the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE) support social sector leaders so that they can have time to develop ideas to benefit civil society. These might include: designing tools to protect civil society actors and advance racial justice, developing policy frameworks […]

In 2021, we will grant two fellowships to mid-career journalists who have ideas for ways to enhance trust in the news media. We’re inviting journalists from the U.S., UK, India or Brazil who have at least five years’ experience in the newsroom to apply before September 28th. Your idea might be something new you wish […]