Sunday, October 13, 2013, 9:00 to Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 17:00
During the 2013 World Social Science Forum in Montréal, scholars from across the disciplines and across the world will come together to address the ways in which digital technologies are being developed and used, and
- (First major focus area) how they are transforming different spheres of social life and
- (Second major focus area) how they are transforming the social sciences.
The WSSF will address positive uses of digital technologies, but will also pay attention to the negative and potentially dangerous uses and consequences, and to the unintended and ambivalent outcomes.