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G. Hari Harindranath is a Professor of Information Systems in the Department of Digital Innovation & Management, School of Business & Management at Royal Holloway, University of London. Hari holds a doctorate in Information Systems from the London School of Economics and his research centres on the social and organisational implications of digital technologies, including ICT for development.


Hari is Co-Investigator on the 5-year (2019-2024, £20 million), UKRI GCRF South-South Migration, Inequality and Development Hub (MIDEQ), led by Coventry University. He is the Royal Holloway lead for the work package (£670,000) on  ‘Digital technologies, inequality and migration'. Working with Co-I, Prof Tim Unwin (Geography and the UNESCO Chair in ICT4D Chairholder), this work package seeks to understand the extent and ways through which digital technologies have alleviated or exacerbated existing inequalities in the context of South-South migration, as well as successes and challenges facing the use of digital technologies for migrant-related development outcomes. It also considers how the potential benefits of ICT can be leveraged to ensure that the developmental benefits of migration are harnessed and increased, particularly through reducing inequalities in ICT access and use. See more details HERE, and visit the project website at MIDEQ.ORG.


Hari is an Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Information Technology, Associate Editor of Information and Management, and a Senior Editor of Information Technology & People. He is a co-founder of the Association for Information Systems-affiliate conference, International Conference on Information Resources Management (Conf-IRM).

Hari welcomes PhD applicants interested in the following areas: ICT4D; the interface between digital technologies and migration; and the organisational/social implications of digital technologies.


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2020, CONFERENCE THEME TRACK CO-CHAIR, 'Liberty, Equality and Fraternity in a Digitizing World', European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Marrakech, Morrocco, June https://ecis2020.ma/  

2020, PROGRAMME COMMITTEE MEMBER, 11th International Development Informatics Association Conference (IDIA 2020), Macau, China, March. https://www.idia2020.com/

2020, TRACK CO-CHAIR, 'Digital Information Systems for Development and Inclusion', International Conference on Information Resource Management (Conf-IRM), Miami, USA, May. www.conf-irm.org

2019, CONFERENCE THEME TRACK CO-CHAIR, 'Information Systems for a Sharing Society', European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), June, Stockholm and Uppsala, Sweden, http://ecis2019.eu/

2018, PROGRAMME CO-CHAIR, International Conference on Information Resource Management (Conf-IRM), Ningbo, China (University of Nottingham at Ningbo), 4-6 June www.conf-irm2018.com, www.conf-irm.org

2018, ASSOCIATE EDITOR, IT Implementation, Adoption and Use, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), San Francisco, USA, Dec.

2018, Member-Programme Committee, IFIP WG9.4 European Chapter Conference, Tirana, Albania, June.


  • ICT for development, digital technologies and society, ICT in transition and developing economies


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