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S3 Ep. 5: What Can Maps, Twitter, and the Crowd do for Human Rights?

In this episode we will be talking about the use of mapping and social media technologies to conduct human rights work, both outside the field and inside the field (what has come to be known as “Open Source Intelligence” or OSINT). 
This kind of work increasingly supports how human rights workers know with certainty when something has happened, and is becoming an important part of denouncing and reacting to human rights abuses. We were joined by Sam Dubberley, Senior Advisor to the Crisis Response Team at Amnesty International, and Manager of the Digital Verification Corps.

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S3 Ep. 4: A Right to Sleep: Homelessness and Temporary Housing

The documentary“Cities of Sleep” explores the world of insurgent sleeper communities, as well as the infamous ‘sleep mafia’ in Delhi. Filmmaker Shaunak Sen and Cambridge PhD candidate Shreyashi Dasgupta join us to discuss the intersection between urban development, changing societies, city life and communities experiencing homelessness.