Digital Humanitarianism: Law & Policy Challenges

Welcome to the project website for the 'Data Science in Humanitarianism: Confronting Novel Law and Policy Challenges' project. This project explores the ways in which the use of data science in humanitarian and development projects changes both development practice and the law and policy considerations the practice is predicated on. The project focuses particularly on projects developed by the United Nations Global Pulse Lab in Jakarta, to demonstrate both potential short-comings and opportunities for data analytics practice in this important contextual space.


Prof Fleur Johns presenting International Law and the Provocation of the Digital



Prof Fleur Johns, presenting From Planning to Prototypes: new ways of seeing like a state