Upcoming Events

13. September 2017

Disrupted! The Automotive Roundtable

On 13th September the Innovation & Entrepreneurship team at Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) in Berlin has the great pleasure to conduct “Disrupted! - The Automotive Roundtable” - the unconventional discussion platform on open innovation in the automotive industry and the future of mobility.

Past Events

13. July 2017

DISRUPTED! at TOA

How are global data streems entangled into and shaped by the local political and economic contexts? What aspects of digitization become visible regarding the Internet from the infrastructural perspective? Why is the infrastructural approach interesting for social science research?

01. July 2017 – 02. July 2017

Telemedicus summer conference

Am 1. und 2. Juli 2017 findet die jährliche Telemedicus Sommerkonferenz (Soko17) statt. Wie in den letzten Jahren ist das Alexander von Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft (HIIG) wieder Partner der Sommerkonferenz. Thema der Soko17 ist „Das Recht (in) der digitalen Welt: Zwischen Algorithmen, autonomen Systemen und Disruption”.

23. May 2017

Data Sprint on Digital Rights in the Telecom Sector

Ranking Digital Rights ranks the world’s most powerful internet, mobile, and telecommunications companies on 35 indicators that measure if and how well companies disclose commitments and policies affecting users’ freedom of expression and privacy. Join us on the 23rd of May 2017 from 1pm-6pm at the HIIG (Berlin, Germany) for a Data Sprint event, using the RDR methodology to research the disclosed policies of some of the largest European telecommunications companies in real-time.

12. May 2017

dwerft Conference

It's showtime: The research alliance dwerft – linked film & tv services presents the results of its four-year research activities on 12 May 2017. We cordially invite you to dwerft's final conference (which will... MORE

09. May 2017

A living knowledge network

Today, researchers interact 'offline' with their research devices and they document research results in traditional name-value databases such as Excel. They make sense of findings by 'mapping' them manually into... MORE

22. February 2017 – 23. February 2017

IoT & Trust – Researchers Conference

From 22 to 23 February 2017, a transdisciplinary conference will take place at HIIG concerning the interplay of IoT and Trust. During this conference, nine scholars will discuss their current research, approaches, and findings with peers and hand-picked industry practitioners.

29. November 2016

Blockchain for Lifesciences

"Science is about trust, privacy and proof. So are the blockchain and cryptography." Blockchain organizes digital assets decentralized and distributed. It makes data immutable, transparent and provable to the outside... MORE

24. November 2016

Remake Remix Rip-Off

You know about Bollywood. You might be a fan of Nollywood. But what do you know about Turkish Fantastic Cinema? The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society is... MORE

17. November 2016 – 18. November 2016

CHANGING THE PICTURE 2015

The film and television industry is heavily transformed by the usage of new technologies since ever it came to existence. The innovative digital technologies are fundamentally challenging producers, film makers and... MORE

06. October 2016

Who rules the Internet?

Taking its cue from AoIR 2016 conference theme, the panel consisting of Kate Crawford, Fieke Jansen and Christian Sandvig will offer three responses to the question Who rules the internet?

05. October 2016

#pre-AoIR: Legal Hackathon

Pre-confrerence Workshop to the AoIR 2016 Legal Hackathon Building Standards of Privacy and Security-by-Design for the Internet of Things 05  Oct 2016 | 2 pm – 5.30 pm | HU... MORE

05. October 2016 – 08. October 2016

AoIR 2016: Internet Rules!

In 2016, the annual conference of the Association of Internet Research will take place 5–8 October 2016 at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany and is hosted by the Alexander von Humboldt... MORE

11. June 2016

Long Night of the Sciences

On 11 June, 2016, the HIIG will open its doors for the first time during the Long Night of the Sciences. In an extensive program full of exciting lectures, hands-on... MORE

25. November 2015 – 26. November 2015

Civil Disobedience Beyond the State III

The Right of Resistance in a Globalised World Liberal political philosophers have traditionally defended a narrow interpretation of civil disobedience, i.e. a concept that applies solely within the domestic sphere and that... MORE

19. November 2015

CHANGING THE PICTURE 2015

The film and television industry is heavily transformed by the usage of new technologies since ever it came to existence. The innovative digital technologies are fundamentally challenging producers, film makers and... MORE

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

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 – 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

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

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

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.

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.

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.