This forum addresses a series of issues about the humanities, technologies, and social transformation. The outcome of the forum is expected to benefit the society in general and specifically the ongoing development of Dharma Drum University.
The main theme for 2009 Philanthropy Forum is “Networking for Social Transformation”. We would like to explore the complex, dynamic relationships between the Internet and the society. In specific, we want to discuss the role of Internet and web-based tools in fostering collaboration, dialogue, and social advancement from the technological, psychological, social, and cultural dimensions. The forum subjects and the corresponding dates are listed in the following:
No.
Forum Subject
Date
1
Civic Participation in the Networking Society
2009.04.24
2
Web, Design, User Experience
2009.05.16
3
A Blogger’s Manifesto: Free Speech and Censorship in the Age of the Internet
2009.06.20
4
Dialogue and the Public Sphere: The Dying Political Talk Shows in Taiwan
2009.07.18
2009 Philanthropy Forum