INFRAGLOB will host its first virtual workshop on “South-South relations, situational publics and digital methods” on 30 April. Publics is an important but overlooked element of ‘infrastructure globalities’. Digital methods will enable researchers to trace the flows of information between nodes to identify the structure of debates.Dr. Mykola Makhortykh (Bern University) will discuss “Infrastructure controversies in South-South relations: Automated controversy detection meets STS controversy/issue mapping”.Dr.Florian Schneider (Leiden University) will hold a method café to discuss a). the chances and limitations of digital methods in researching South-South publics and b) how to combine the digital method with fieldwork.