Innsbruck Digital Dialogue

CONVENERS: Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Matthias C. Kettemann, LL.M. (Harvard), Ass. Prof. MMaga. Dr. Clara Rauchegger, LL.M. (Cambridge)

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In this series:

Blockchain and Public Law

: Giovanni De Gregorio (Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford)

Date: 14.10.2021, 13:30-14:30 Uhr, online


The psychotechnological complex

The automation of mental processes as a problem in democratic theory.

: Bernd Bösel (Institut für Künste und Medien, Universität Potsdam)

Date: 11.11.2021, 13:30-14:30 Uhr, online


Silicon Values: The future of free speech under surveillance capitalism

Jillian C. York examines the future of free speech in the context of capitalism. In doing so, he also addresses the implications for our democracies. 

: Jillian C. York (Electronic Frontier Foundation)

Date: 09.12.2021, 13:30-14:30 Uhr, online

Silicon Val

Horizontal Effect in Comparison. A Plea for the Validity of Fundamental Rights between Private Parties

Andreas Kulick from the University of Tübingen talks about the validity of fundamental rights between private parties. In doing so, he sheds light on the horizontal effect in comparison. 

Presenter: Andreas Kulick (Universität Tübingen)

Date: 14.01.2022, 13:30-14:30 Uhr, online


The Internet in Everything: Freedom and Security in a World with No Off Switch

Laura DeNardis, Professorin an der School of Communication an der American University, spricht im Zuge des Innsbrucker Digitaldialogs über "The Internet in Everything: Freedom and Security in a World with No Off Switch".

: Laura DeNardis, Professor, School of Communication, American University

Date: 10.03.2022, 13.30-14.30 Uhr, online

Internet Everything

Breaking the Social Media Prism: How to Make Our Platforms Less Polarizing

How can our platforms be depolarized? Chris Bail, Professor of Sociology, Public Policy and Data Science at Duke University, will talk about this in the course of his presentation entitled "Breaking the Social Media Prism: How to Make Our Platforms Less Polarizing" at the Innsbruck Digital Dialog. 

Presenter: Chris Bail, Professor of Sociology, Public Policy, and Data Science, Duke University; Director of the Polarization Lab

Date: 14.04.2022, 13.30-14.30 Uhr, online

SM Prism

Russia's Approach to Artificial Intelligence

Daria Gritsenko examines how strong Russia's influence is in the field of artificial intelligence ("Russia's Approach to Artificial Intelligence") as part of her presentation at the Innsbruck Digital Dialogue.

: Daria Gritsenko, Assistant Professor in Russian Big Data Methodology, Aleksanteri Institute - Finnish Centre for Russian and East European Studies, Universität Helsinki

Date: 12.05.2022, 13.30-14.30 Uhr, online



Elisabeth Holzleithner, Professor of Philosophy of Law at the University of Vienna, talks about online pop cultures at the Innsbruck Digital Dialogue.

: Elisabeth Holzleithner, Professorin für Rechtsphilosophie, Universität Wien

Date: 22.06.2022, 14-15 Uhronline





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Kooperationspartner: Leibniz-Institut für Medienforschung | Hans-Bredow-Institut • Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society • JF:TEC - Junges Forum Technikwissenschaften • Global Network of Internet and Society Research Centres  • Sustainable Computing Lab - Vienna University of Economics and Business

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