Fleur Johns, #Help: Digital Humanitarianism and the Remaking of International Order (2023, Oxford University Press)

Academic articles & scholarly book chapters

Wayne Wobcke, Caroline Compton, Fleur Johns, Jayson Lamchek & Siti Mariyah, Nowcasting for hunger relief: a study of promise and perils (2022) Information Technology for Development

Fleur Johns:

Norms, in Rosi Braidotti, Goda Klumbyte & Emily Jones (eds), More Posthuman Glossary, Bloomsbury (2023)

State changes: Prototypical governance figured and prefigured (2022) Law & Critique

Governance by Data (2021) 17:1 Annual Review of Law and Social Science 53-71

Surveillance Capitalism' and the Angst of the Petit Sovereign (2020) British Journal of Sociology

Drowning, Rescuing, and the Law in Between (2020) European Journal of Sociology

Counting, countering, and claiming the pandemic: digital practices, players and policies (2020) in Data Justice and COVID-19: Global Perspectives, Eds Taylor, Sharma, Martin, and Jameson

Shadowboxing: The Data Shadows of Cold War International Law (2019) in International Law and the Cold War, Eds Craven, Pahuja, and Simpson

From Planning to Prototypes: New ways of seeing like a state Modern Law Review  82.5 (2019): 833-863

Data, detection and the redistribution of the sensible in international law American Journal of International Law 111.1 (2017): 57-103

The temporal rivalries of human rights Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies 23.1 (2016): 39-60.

Global governance through pairing the algorithm and the list Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 34.1 (2016): 126-149.

Caroline Compton:

The Temporality of Disaster: Data, the Emergency, and Climate Change (2020) Anthropocenes

Just Adaptation and Relocation: New Challenges for the Anthropocene (2019) King's Law Journal

Fleur Johns and Caroline Compton:

Marion Fourcade and Fleur Johns: 

Relevant media outreach by project team members:

Fibre in the Coral Sea or message in a bottle? Who’s interests are we serving? blog with Pearls and Irritations: John Mandaue's Public Policy Journal, 3 August 2021

Digital witness and human rights: the Nuezca case New Mandala, 14 May 2021

Decision-making 2.0 for development and humanitarianism blog with Pulse Lab Jakarta, 11 March 2019

The promise and problems of including 'big data' in offical statistics The Conversation, 11 November 2018


Submissions on law and policy:

Submission to the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on Cyber and Critical Tech International Engagement Strategy (2020)

Submission to the UNHCR’s Global Virtual Summit on Digital Identity for Refugees ‘Envisioning a Digital Identity Ecosystem in Support of the Global Compact on Refugees’May 2019  

Submission for the Thematic Report to the UN General Assembly on Digital Technology, Social Protection and Human Rights, April 2019



A special issue of Big Data and Society featuring some of the articles from the 2015 Data Associations workshop was published in July 2018. These include:

Data associations in global law and policy
Lyria B Moses, Fleur Johns, Daniel Joyce

Virtual, visible, and actionable: Data assemblages and the sightlines of justice
Sheila Jasanoff

Constructing global data: Automated techniques in ecological monitoring, precaution and reification of risk
Naveen Thayyil

The needle and the damage done: Of haystacks and anxious panopticons
Sarah Logan

Data doxa: The affective consequences of data practices
Gavin JD Smith

Data cultures of mobile dating and hook-up apps: Emerging issues for critical social science research
Kath Albury, Jean Burgess, Ben Light, Kane Race, Rowan Wilken

Data associations and the protection of reputation online in Australia
Daniel Joyce