Digital Organisation and Society (DOS) research centre upcoming research seminar with Professor Israr Qureshi, Professor of Social Entrepreneurship and ICT for Development at Australian National University, who will be delivering a talk on Social Intermediation – Role of ICTs.
Room: Picture Gallery (the event will be hybrid and colleagues can join via Teams too)
Date: 21st June 3pm-4pm
Israr Qureshi is a Professor at the Research School of Management, Australian National University (ANU). He is the Director of ASCEND (Australian Social Cohesion-Exploring New Directions) Grand Challenge Project. He is a member of ANU Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions and an associate editor at Business & Society and Information Systems Journal. He recently concluded his associate editorship at MIS Quarterly. He was a member (Civil Society Group) and observer (Technical Working Group) on the recently concluded Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative. His research projects focus on social value creation through alternative organizing, drawing from his extensive pro-bono experience of advising social enterprises and ventures. Israr’s work highlights the potential of ICTs for social transformation while emphasizing the need for inclusivity, sustainability, and participatory approaches in ICT4D interventions. He has extensively studied social intermediation and social entrepreneurship initiatives.