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Minoli Wijetunga

Minoli Wijetunga is an academic, a trainer, and a researcher. Her studies focus on education and its many intersections such as gender and class. She has conducted research in diverse areas including popular culture, war-time literature, and education, and presented at national, regional, and international conferences. A Global Shaper attached to the World Economic Forum, Minoli is also a researcher affiliated to the Digital Humanities Lab at the University of Colombo supported by the Accelerating Higher Education Expansion and Development (AHEAD) Operation of the Ministry of Higher Education funded by the World Bank. 

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“I have read and agree to the Terms and Conditions”: Informed Consent in the Age of Social Media

Posted Wed 28 Aug 2019 - 15:17 | 712 views

Research on social media, particularly relying on public and semi-public data shared by people, raises uncomfortable questions about privacy of people and their consent to being part of a research project. What questions of consent does a feminist lens on this subject raise?

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