Upcoming Events

24. September 2015 – 25.September 2015

Gikii 2015 in Berlin

Welcome to the future… The future doesn’t look exactly as we imagined, only a handful of us get to live in space, there are no hoverboards and flying cars, and... MORE

24. September 2015

Early Stage Researchers Colloquium 2015

Hereby the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society announces the annual colloquium held in Berlin, 24 September 2015. We wish to gather early stage researchers (Ph.D. candidates and post-docs) from all disciplines in order to drive forward the discussion on topics in the field of Internet research. The colloquium provides a stage for new perspectives on current issues of Internet and society.

Past Events

09. July 2015

Entrepreneurship Circle Meetup am HIIG

Together with our Startup Clinics team, the German Entrepreneurship Circle Berlin are organising their next meetup in our institute on Thursday, 9 July 2015. The Startup Clinics team will present... MORE

18. May 2015 – 19. May 2015

iLINC Best Practice Sharing Event

The third Best Practice Sharing Event of the iLINC Network took place on 18 and 19 May 2015 in Berlin. With the objective of establishing a European network of law... MORE

13. May 2015

9th Berlin DH-Rundgang at the HIIG

The DH-Rundgang is an initiative by the Interdisciplinary Research Association for Digital Humanities in Berlin (Interdisziplinärer Forschungsverbund Digital Humanities in Berlin). Alternating research institutions throughout Berlin invite researchers for a... MORE

08. May 2015 – 09. May 2015

Civil Disobedience Beyond the State II

The Digitalization of Disobedience from Whistleblowing to Anonymous From the Civil Rights Movement to Occupy, civil disobedience is an essential part of the history and present of liberal democracies. At... MORE

25. March 2015

Digitaler Salon: Disobedience revisited.

Once a month we publicly discuss the impact of digitalisation on the society. Therefore we invite special guests, engage in a dialogue with the audience and the Twitter-community and finally broadcast it in cooperation with the German broadcasting agency DRadio Wissen.

25. March 2015 – 23. September 2015

Linked Production Workshops 2015

Linked workflows, new technologies and standards determine the production, archiving and distribution of audiovisual media. Only those who improve their knowledge, use collaborative and networked technologies and deal with the handling of large amounts of data und metadata will remain... MORE

25. March 2015 – 26. March 2015

Science 2.0 Conference

The 2nd International Science 2.0 Conference will take place from March 25 to 26, 2015 in Hamburg. The day before, on March 24, a Barcamp Science 2.0 will be held in conjunction with... MORE

18. March 2015 – 20. March 2015

General Online Research Conference 2015

The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) is partner of the annual General Online Research Conference 2015 (GOR15) organized by the German Society for Online Research. The HIIG... MORE

25. February 2015

Digitaler Salon: Lasset uns tweeten.

Once a month we publicly discuss the impact of digitalisation on the society. Therefore we invite special guests, engage in a dialogue with the audience and the Twitter-community and finally broadcast it in cooperation with the German broadcasting agency DRadio Wissen.

10. December 2014

Open HIIG Club with Christian Stern

    The german biologist Christian Stern just came back from a one year journey to the labs of the world. His project ONE WORLD ONE LAB is a documentary movie series about scientists... MORE

    19. November 2014 – 20. November 2014

    CHANGING THE PICTURE 2014

    The film and television industry is undergoing huge technological change. For decades, the Industry has concentrated its efforts on keeping analogue film and its carrier viable, on preserving it, and... MORE

    18. November 2014

    dwerft CONFERENCE

    dwerft - linked film & tv services – On 18 November 2014 the research alliance for new film and tv technologies presents its work. From 10 am to 8 pm the dwerft CONFERENCE will discuss the technical challenges of production, distribution and... MORE

    30. October 2014 – 31. October 2014

    Civil Disobedience Beyond the State

    From the Civil Rights Movement to Occupy, civil disobedience is an essential part of the history and present of liberal democracies. At the same time, however, this form of protest... MORE

    16. September 2014 – 17. September 2014

    »dwerft«: linked film & tv workshops

    Within the scope of the workshop-block 'Anytime, Anyway, Any Devices, workshops on the topic of production and use of big, medium & small screen content will be offered on September... MORE

    17. July 2014

    How to start up in Berlin

    This year Tech Open Air will take place on July 16 and 17 at Alte Teppichfabrik. As in previous years, the second day is down to the community, with around... MORE

    13. June 2014 – 14. June 2014

    Barcamp ‘Gesellschaft 2.0’

    The Barcamp ‘Society 2.0’ is organised by Wissenschaft im Dialog in cooperation with the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society and Wikimedia Germany. The event takes place in... MORE

    11. June 2014

    HIIG @ Factory Opening

    When the "Factory", campus for founders & innovators, opens its doors on Wednesday 6 June, HIIG doctoral researchers will provide live sessions of the "Startup Clinics" at the Startup Fair. From... MORE

    05. March 2014 – 07. March 2014

    General Online Research Conference 2014

    The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) is partner of the annual General Online Research Conference 2014 (GOR14) organized by the German Society for Online Research.

    23. November 2013

    NoC Regional Conference Germany 2013

    Global Network of Interdisciplinary Internet & Society Research Centers Events Series This event was part of the meeting on Chances and Risks of Social Participation Download the NoC Working Sessions Summary: PDF... MORE

    22. November 2013

    Chances and Risks of Social Participation

    Participation is a key issue within Internet research and hence also for the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society. For this reason the institute is going to initiate a thematically focused meeting on Chances and Risks of Social Participation in Berlin on 22 November 2013 in cooperation with the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation.

    02. August 2013

    Factory Summer Fair

    We called and you came over - to meet our research project Innovation and Entrepreneurship, our Start Up Clinics and our neighboring residents at the Factory Berlin, including Co:llaboratory, SoundCloud,... MORE

    26. July 2013

    Cloud Computing and EU Data Protection Regulation

    The workshop will bring together politicians, lawyers, and engineers for an interdisciplinary discussion on privacy and data protection. It aims at reaching mutual understanding of legal principles, as well as technical limits of implementing privacy and data protection into ICT systems. Special emphasis will thereby be placed on the issue of cloud computing.