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CV Visiting Scientist


Sara Vannini holds a PhD in Communication Sciences from the University of Lugano (Università della Svizzera italiana, USI, Lugano, Switzerland). Her PhD thesis concerned the issues of Public Access to ICTs, appropriation of technology, and the Social Representations of ICTs in rural and underserved areas of Mozambique.

Sara is currently a Visiting PostDoctoral Researcher at the Technology and Social Change Group (TASCHA). Her research focuses on the integration of mobile technologies into telecentre services.

Publications and Contributions


  • Practicing Humanities Now: Sanctuary Planet - a global sanctuary movement for the time of Trump (2017)
    Simpson Center for Humanities - Seattle, WA
  • Stories of Migration and Actions for Justice (2016)
    UW Center for Human Rights Spring Symposium - Seattle, WA