prof.dr. (Payal) P Arora

prof.dr. (Payal) P Arora
Full professor Erasmus School of Philosophy WP ESPhil
Location
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam
Email
arora@esphil.eur.nl
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Payal Arora is a Full Professor and Chair in Technology, Values, and Global Media Cultures at the Erasmus School of Philosophy, Erasmus University Rotterdam. She is the Founder and Executive Director of a digital activism organization, Catalyst Lab. She is a digital anthropologist and author of several books including Dot Com Mantra: Social Computing in the Central Himalayas (Ashgate, 2010), The Leisure Commons: A Spatial History of Web 2.0 (Routledge, 2015; Winner of the EUR Fellowship Award), and, The Next Billion Users: Digital Life beyond the West (Harvard University Press, 2019). She is the co-editor of Crossroads in New Media, Identity & Law: The Shape of Diversity to Come (Palgrave, 2015). Much of her research focuses on digital cultures, global inequality and data governance in the Global South. She has published over 50 papers in her field and has given 165 presentations in 102 cities in 52 countries, including a TEDx talk on the future of the internet. Her work has been extensively covered by numerous global media outlets including The Economist, NRC, The Nation, BBC, NDTV-India, F.A.Z, De Standaard, Tech Crunch, Quartz, CBC, Salon, and Vrij Nederland. Forbes called her the “next billion champion” and the right kind of person to change tech. She has consulted for both the public and private sector including hp, KPMG, Dutch Brewers, GE, and UNESCO. Her teaching has been recognized through a number of best teacher nominations and awards including the prestigious University Education Prize in 2017. Arora sits on several boards/advisory committees such as the Facebook Social Science One, Columbia University Earth Institute’s Connect to Learn, Technology, Knowledge & Society Association, Soteryx, Makeosity, and The World Women Global Council in New York. She was a Columnist for the Erasmus Magazine (2017-2019) and is the Media and Communication Section Editor for the Global Perspective Journal, a University of California Press journal. She has held Fellow positions at NYU Steinhardt, GE, Rio’s Institute of Technology and Society and ZeMKI at the University of Bremen. She has degrees from Harvard University (Masters in International Development Policy) and Columbia University (Doctorate in Language, Literacy & Technology) and a Teaching Certification from the University of Cambridge.

  • Payal Arora (1 januari 2019) - Book talk on 'Do the next billion users need more innovation? Rethinking automation for the common good,' Sponsored by United Nations University Institute on Computing and Society. - Book talk on 'Do the next billion users need more innovation? Rethinking automation for the common good,' Sponsored by United Nations University Institute on Computing and Society.
  • Payal Arora (1 januari 2019) - Book talk on ‘The next billion users,’ at the ‘Nose in the Books’ bookstore, Sponsored by School of Journalism and Communication, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. - Book talk on ‘The next billion users,’ at the ‘Nose in the Books’ bookstore, Sponsored by School of Journalism and Communication, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  • Payal Arora (1 januari 2019) - Book talk on ‘The next billion users,’ at the ACO bookstore, Sponsored by School of Journalism and Communication, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. - Book talk on ‘The next billion users,’ at the ACO bookstore, Sponsored by School of Journalism and Communication, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  • Payal Arora (1 januari 2019) - Book talk on ‘The next billion users,’ Sponsored by Global Asia research center, National Taiwan University. - Book talk on ‘The next billion users,’ Sponsored by Global Asia research center, National Taiwan University.
  • Payal Arora (1 januari 2019) - Book talk on disruptive innovation, Sponsored by Nanjang Technological University. - Book talk on disruptive innovation, Sponsored by Nanjang Technological University.
  • Payal Arora (1 januari 2019) - Interview on DW Akademie on Media Development at Bonn. - Interview on DW Akademie on Media Development at Bonn.
  • Payal Arora (1 januari 2019) - Speaker (with F. Vermeylen) on Culture, automation and taste disruptions in the digital art economy, Erasmus Studio, Rotterdamse Schouwburg - Speaker (with F. Vermeylen) on Culture, automation and taste disruptions in the digital art economy, Erasmus Studio, Rotterdamse Schouwburg

  • Payal Arora (1 januari 2019) - Interview with The Hard Copy and Obvious Design Studio on The Fabulous Next Billion - Interview with The Hard Copy and Obvious Design Studio on The Fabulous Next Billion
  • Payal Arora (1 januari 2019) - Innovation Hub podcast interview with Marc Sollinger - Innovation Hub podcast interview with Marc Sollinger
  • Payal Arora (1 januari 2019) - Mag.de (German) Interview on book: What if social media belonged to the user? - Mag.de (German) Interview on book: What if social media belonged to the user?
  • Payal Arora (1 januari 2019) - YourStory interview: Why digital benefits need to be balanced with data privacy - YourStory interview: Why digital benefits need to be balanced with data privacy
  • Payal Arora (1 januari 2019) - iRights interview on the Next Billion users (German) - iRights interview on the Next Billion users (German)
  • Payal Arora (1 januari 2019) - Africa Development news interview on the Next Billion Users - Africa Development news interview on the Next Billion Users
  • Payal Arora (1 januari 2019) - Tech Crunch interview: Who are the next billion users and what do they want? - Tech Crunch interview: Who are the next billion users and what do they want?
  • Payal Arora (1 januari 2019) - Erasmus Magazine interview: People in developing countries want to do the exact same things we do on the Internet: listen to music and watch porn. - Erasmus Magazine interview: People in developing countries want to do the exact same things we do on the Internet: listen to music and watch porn.
  • Payal Arora (1 januari 2019) - De Standaard (Dutch) Interview: That the poor use the internet primarily for entertainment? So what? - De Standaard (Dutch) Interview: That the poor use the internet primarily for entertainment? So what?
  • Payal Arora (1 januari 2019) - NRC Handelsblad (Dutch) Interview: The biggest misconceptions about how the next billion internet users spend their screen time. - NRC Handelsblad (Dutch) Interview: The biggest misconceptions about how the next billion internet users spend their screen time.
  • Payal Arora (1 januari 2019) - Interview with The Hindu on Traversing in an Emerging Field - Interview with The Hindu on Traversing in an Emerging Field
  • Payal Arora (1 januari 2019) - The Boston Globe Interview: The global poor go online for the same reasons you do by - The Boston Globe Interview: The global poor go online for the same reasons you do by
  • Payal Arora (1 januari 2019) - BREAKER Interview: The Next Billion Tech Users are just like the rest of us. - BREAKER Interview: The Next Billion Tech Users are just like the rest of us.
  • Payal Arora (1 januari 2019) - Monocle 24 interview with Georgina Goodwin from Weekend Read (Podcast) on The Next Billion Users - Monocle 24 interview with Georgina Goodwin from Weekend Read (Podcast) on The Next Billion Users
  • Payal Arora (1 januari 2019) - Vrij Nederland Interview: In poorer countries, people are not only online to improve their lives, they also want to watch porn (Dutch) - Vrij Nederland Interview: In poorer countries, people are not only online to improve their lives, they also want to watch porn (Dutch)
  • Payal Arora (1 januari 2019) - BBC interview with Ritula Shah on The Next Billion Users - BBC interview with Ritula Shah on The Next Billion Users
  • Payal Arora (1 januari 2019) - Television interview on TDM - Teledifusão de Macau, Macau China talk show with host Karen Keith. - Television interview on TDM - Teledifusão de Macau, Macau China talk show with host Karen Keith.
  • Payal Arora (1 januari 2019) - Interview with The Telegraph on the Next Billion and the rise of Irrational Design - Interview with The Telegraph on the Next Billion and the rise of Irrational Design
  • Payal Arora (1 januari 2019) - El Confidential (Spanish) Interview on book: Why do they use the internet in poor countries? Same reasons as we do. - El Confidential (Spanish) Interview on book: Why do they use the internet in poor countries? Same reasons as we do.

  • P (Payal) Arora, A (Amanda) Paz Alencar & DM (Daniela) Jaramillo Dent (28 september 2021) - Breaking the cycle of ignorance: Prioritising refugees’ digital leisure and entertainment - Breaking the cycle of ignorance: Prioritising refugees’ digital leisure and entertainment

  • Payal Arora (2019) - Unknown event - Unknown event
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  • Payal Arora (2019) - Unknown event - Unknown event
  • Payal Arora & Filip Vermeylen (2014) - The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS) - The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS)

  • Payal Arora (2019) - Keynote on ‘Decolonizing privacy studies’ - Privacy & Identity Lab Symposium, Sponsored by PiLAB.
  • Payal Arora (2019) - Keynote on “The next billion users” - Design Up conference
  • Payal Arora (2019) - Keynote at the Rethinking media development: New actors, new technologies and new strategies FoME Symposium 2019 - FoME Symposium 2019. Sponsored by Deutsche Welle
  • Payal Arora (2019) - Speaker on ‘The next billion,’ Sponsored by Department of Media & Communication Studies, Södertörn University. - Conference
  • Payal Arora (2019) - Above the law and below poverty: Digital activism and online publicity in the Global South - International Communication Section, International Association for Media and Communication Research, IAMCR
  • Payal Arora (2019) - Keynote - Digital Inclusion Policy and Research Conference 2019
  • Payal Arora (2019) - Blue Sky Workshop: Global Perspectives: Rethinking boundaries in the Platformization era - International Communication Association
  • Payal Arora (2019) - Oromo activism through Facebook and twitter - Global Communication Division, International Communication Association
  • Payal Arora (2019) - Behind the Music: How labor changed for musicians through the Subscription Economy - Popular Communication Division, International Communication Association
  • Payal Arora (2019) - Decolonizing Privacy Studies - Philosophy, Theory & Critique Division, International Communication Association, Washington DC.
  • Payal Arora (2019) - Speaker on 'Contemporary surveillance-based democracies: A comparative analysis of emerging databased governance systems in India and China,' Justice and order in the datafied society: Connecting communications and legal theory, - Preconference ICA 2019, Washington DC.
  • Payal Arora & T Willemstein (2019) - Blockchain and the art market: the end of the traditional gatekeepers?' - 6th Creative Industries seminar
  • Payal Arora (2018) - Automating culture: How digital platforms are shaping the art world - Keynote speaker at the Tiamsa Conference
  • Payal Arora (2018) - Ethics in algorithmic exclusionary politics - Big data: uncovering new mobility patterns and redefining planning practices, EUROScience Open Forum, COST European Cooperation in Science and Technology
  • Payal Arora (2018) - Mood Tracking & the Emotive Politics of the Digital - The Tracked Society. Interdisciplinary Approaches on Online Tracking, University of Münster and ABIDA, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • Payal Arora (2018) - Talent - Rector Farewell speech
  • Payal Arora (2018) - Regulated data. Regulated activism? Digital activism in the GDPR era - Unknown event
  • Payal Arora (2018) - Big Data from the South: Decolonization, Resistance & Creativity - DATACTIVE University of Amsterdam
  • Payal Arora (2018) - The Golden Standard as a Global standard? The Politics of Global Privacy in the GDPR era - Invited speaker
  • Payal Arora (2018) - Above the law and below poverty: Databased obfuscations, activism and publicity from the global South - The Future of Law: Technology, Innovation and Access to Justice
  • Payal Arora (2018) - Emerging databased ‘democracies’ in China and India - ZEMKI Visiting Research Fellow talk
  • Payal Arora (2018) - The global poor need less innovation: A critique of Silicon Valley’s human laboratories - Opponent talk at PhD defense ceremony
  • Payal Arora (2018) - Crowdsourcing as a platform for digital labor unions,’ Development Implications of Digital Economies - Development Implications of Digital Economies (DIODE Network), UK Social and Economic Research Council
  • Payal Arora (2018) - Poor@play: Mobilizing the ludic underclass in the digital age - Etudier les cultures du numérique" (Studying Digital Cultures)
  • Payal Arora (2018) - Communal politics in digital India - Digital Politics in Millennial India international symposium
  • Payal Arora (2018) - Digital education innovation in developing countries - Development Implications of Digital Economies (DIODE Network), UK Social and Economic Research Council
  • Payal Arora (2017) - Graduation talk for MA in New Media and Digital Culture - Graduation MA students
  • Payal Arora (2017) - Is there such a thing as an academic activist? Stepping outside of academia - Media and culture in everyday life
  • Payal Arora (2017) - Silicon Valley’s human laboratories - Seeing the Unseen, EUCxInspire
  • Payal Arora (2017) - Digital cultures, communities and the commons - Numerique & Diversité culturelle [Digital & Cultural Diversity]
  • Payal Arora (2016) - Keynote Databased democracies in the Global South - Development Seminar series
  • Payal Arora (2016) - Digital privacy and citizenship: Comparing Facebook practices across low-income contexts in India and Brazil - Association of Internet Researchers
  • Payal Arora (2016) - Invited Lecture Slumdog romance: Facebook love and digital privacy in the global south - The 2nd International conference on Communication and the Public: Body, Lived Space, and Mobile Media
  • Payal Arora (2016) - The politics of algorithms in shaping citizenship in the global South - Algorithms, Automation and Politics Preconference
  • Payal Arora (2016) - The everyday struggles of citizenship in the digital public sphere: Navigating digital privacy and political activism in India and Brazil - Cultural Struggle and Praxis: Negotiating Power and the Everyday, The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies
  • I Segers & Payal Arora (2016) - Smashing patriarchy with cell phones? – Critique of dominant technofeminist perspectives on mobile phone-enabled women’s empowerment programmes in Bangladesh - Feminist Studies Division, International Communication Association
  • Payal Arora (2016) - Invited Lecture Is there a global digital privacy culture? - Convergence and Disjuncture in Global Digital Culture
  • Payal Arora (2015) - Nobody knows Snowden! Digital Privacy, Surveillance and Big data policy in Emerging Economies - Invited lecture: Global Communication Association Conference
  • Payal Arora (2014) - Invited lecture - Colloquium on Cybercultures in India
  • Payal Arora (2014) - Invited lecture - Memes and Protest symposium, Annenberg School for Communication, Social Science Research Council (SSRC)
  • Payal Arora (2014) - The Leisure Commons for the Uncommon New Publics - IMISCOE Research Initiative Information and Communication Technologies and Migration
  • Payal Arora (2013) - The Leisure Factory: Production in the Digital Age - Conference Between Labour and Leisure: Towards the New Economy of Salvation, the Research Group ‘Labour, Knowledge and Leisure in Postindustrial Society’, Higher School of Economics
  • Payal Arora (2013) - Invited lecture - Society of the Query conference on Search and Search Engines, Institute of Network Cultures
  • Payal Arora (2013) - Invited lecture - Frontiers of New Media symposium, The Beginning and End(s) of the Internet: Surveillance, Censorship, and the Future of Cyber-Utopia
  • Payal Arora (2013) - Invited lecture - Mapping Cultural ConsumersOnline Symposium, the Dept of Culture, Media & Creative Industries, Kings College London
  • Payal Arora (2013) - Invited lecture - World Conference of Science Journalists, The Critical Questioning in the Public Sphere
  • Payal Arora (2013) - Are we all connoisseurs now? The changing landscape of art expertise in the digital age - Expertise In Judgment of Art: History, Technology, Law and the Market, the Swiss Institute for Art Research (SIK-ISEA).
  • Payal Arora (2012) - Invited lecture - Workgroup on New Media and the Art Markets, Duke University
  • Payal Arora, P Vishnu Poruthiyil, EG (Elke) Geraerts, Steven Walle, Willem Schinkel, Maureen Sie & BF Eekelen (2012) - How to become an "excellent" young academic researcher? - Erasmus Graduate School for the Humanities, Social and Behavioural Sciences meeting
  • Payal Arora (2011) - New media and international development - Guest seminar at the International institute of social studies
  • Payal Arora (2011) - Social media, knowledge management and business - Invited discussant
  • Payal Arora (2011) - Guest lecture - Chamber of commerce of the Social Economic Council

  • Payal Arora (2019) - fake news’ in the Asian context - Social Science One Asia Launch
  • Payal Arora (2018) - data/mobile economy in Asia - Digital Asia Hub Launch
  • Payal Arora (2018) - Quantifying your talented self: How metrics is killing creativity - EUR-pre-academic and interdisciplinary programme opening
  • Payal Arora (2017) - Talent - Rotterdam Talent Week
  • Payal Arora (2016) - Invited lecture digital marketing - Technology and the Art Market seminar, Christies
  • Payal Arora (2016) - Invited Lecture A critical examination of prizes to spur innovation using ICT in education - UNESCO Mobile Learning week: Innovating for Quality

  • Payal Arora & M Kam (2011) - Global Media Journal (Journal)

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Year
2021
Year Level
BA-2, BA-3, Bachelor 2, Bachelor 3
Course Code
CM2092

Master Class

Year
2021
Year Level
MA, MA, MA, MA
Course Code
CM4500

Master Thesis

Year
2021
Year Level
MA, MA, MA, MA
Course Code
CM5000

Media and Business Transformations

Level
MA
Year
2021
Year Level
MA
Course Code
CM4101

Globalization, Digitalization and Cult.

Level
MA-1
Year
2021
Year Level
MA-1
Course Code
CS5009
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