Jeanette Hofmann, Prof. Dr.

Director of the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society

Research area: Internet Policy and Governance

Jeanette Hofmann, political scientist, is Professor of Internet Politics at the Freie Universität Berlin and conducts research at the Social Science Center Berlin (WZB) on topics such as global governance, regulation of the Internet and the transformation of copyright. She heads the WZB-project group ‘The Internet Policy Field’ that studies the emergence of new policy fields with an empirical focus on internet politics.

Jeanette Hofmann is honorary professor of internet politics at the Central Institute of Further Education at the Berlin University of the Arts (UDK), a research associate at the Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation (CARR) of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and a member of various advisory committees, like the advisory board for spatial development of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure or the working commission ‘Digitalized Society’ of the Leopoldina. She was a member of the Enquete Commission on ‘Internet and Digital Society’ of the German Bundestag from 2010 to 2013. Furthermore, she has actively contributed to the UN World Summit and is actively engaged in the Internet Governance Forum.

She was one of the three founders of the WZB project group ‘Kulturraum Internet’, which began to develop a social and cultural science perspective on the internet in 1994. Jeanette Hofmann’s latest publications focus on conceptualizing Internet Governance, the emergence of internet politics as a new policy domain in Germany and the role of trust in the global regulation of the Internet.

Jeanette Hofmann | HIIG Director

Position

Research Director: Internet Policy and Governance

 

Kontakt

jeanette.hofmann@hiig.de
T. +49(0)30 2007-6082
Website at WZB

Relevant Publications
Conference contributions and other activities
Relevant Publications

Journal Publications and Conference Proceedings:

Hofmann, J. (2017). Demokratie im Datenkapitalismus. Das Verhältnis von Medien und Macht muss neu vermessen werden. WZB Mitteilungen, 155, 14-17. Publication details

Hofmann, J. (2016). Multi-stakeholderism in Internet governance: putting a fiction into practice. Journal of Cyber Policy, 1(1), 29-49. Publication details

Hofmann, J. (2016). Vom politischen Konflikt zum Politikfeld. Workshop der Projektgruppe Politikfeld Internet zum Thema ‘Entstehung von Politikfeldern: Vergleichende Perspektiven und Theoretisierung’ am 25. November 2015. WZB Mitteilungen, 151, 49-50. Publication details

Hofmann, J., Katzenbach, C., & Gollatz, K. (2016). Between coordination and regulation: Finding the governance in Internet governance. New Media & Society. Publication details

Kreutzer, T., Christiansen, P., von Gehlen, D., Hofmann, J., Klimpel, P., Köklü, K., Otto, P., Schindler, M., Wattig, L., & Renner, T. (2016). The Berlin Gedankenexperiment on the restructuring of Copyright Law and Author’s Rights – Creators – Exploiters – Non-commercial Users – Intermediaries –. JIPITEC, 7, 76-87. Publication details

Gollatz, K., Herweg, S., & Hofmann, J. (2015). Enquete-Kommission Internet und digitale Gesellschaft (Enquete Commission on Internet and Digital Society). Berkman Center Research Publication, 2015(01). Publication details

Haunss, S. & Hofmann, J. (2015). Entstehung von Politikfeldern – Bedingungen einer Anomalie. der moderne staat – Zeitschrift für Public Policy, Recht und Management, 2015(1), 29-49. Publication details

Hofmann, J. (2015). Internet Governance: Theoretische und empirische Annäherungen an einen schwer fassbaren Gegenstand. Journal of Self-Regulation and Regulation, 1, 31-45. Publication details

Hofmann, J. (2013). Narratives of Copyright Enforcement: The Upward Ratchet and the Sleeping Giant. Revue française d’études américaines N° 134, 2012(4), 64-80. Publication details

Hofmann, J. (2012). Information und Wissen als Gegenstand oder Ressource von Regulierung. Politische Vierteljahresschrift, Sonderheft 46, 5–23. Publication details

Hofmann, J. (2012). Private Ordering in the Shadow of Copyright Law. Google Books as a Blueprint. Politische Vierteljahresschrift, Sonderheft 46, 248–272. Publication details

Hofmann, J. (2012). Kollektive Kreativität. Probleme des Urheberrechts aus interdisziplinärer Perspektive. WZB-Mitteilungen, 136, 11–14. Publication details

Hofmann, J., Katzenbach, C. & Münch, M. (2012). Kulturgütermärkte im Schatten des Urheberrechts. Zur Pluralität praktizierter Regelungsformen. Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte, 62(41/42), 39-45. Publication details

Hofmann, J. (2011). Welt 21. Die Zivilgesellschaft erhält auf internationaler Ebene Gehör – etwa beim Thema Internet. WZB-Mitteilungen, 131, 17-20. Publication details

Working Paper:

Bergemann, B., Hofmann, J., Irgmaier, F., Hösl, M., Kniep, R., & Pohle, J. (Eds.) (2016). Entstehung von Politikfeldern – Vergleichende Perspektiven und Theoretisierung. Ergebnisse des Workshops am 25. November 2015. WZB Discussion Paper, SP IV 2016(401). Publication details

Hofmann, J. (2015). Constellations of Trust and Distrust in Internet Governance. Report of the Expert Group 'Risks of Eroding Trust - Foresight on the Medium-Term Implications for European Research and Innovation Policies (TRUSTFORESIGHT). Publication details

Hofmann, J., Katzenbach, C., & Gollatz, K. (2014). Between Coordination and Regulation: Conceptualizing Governance in Internet Governance. HIIG Discussion Paper Series, 2014(04). Publication details

Edited Works:

Hofmann, J. (with Katzenbach, C., Eds.) (2009). Wissen und Eigentum: Geschichte, Recht und Ökonomie stoffloser Güter. In , . Bonn: Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung. Publication details

Book contributions and chapters:

Hofmann, J. (2017). Constellations of Trust and Distrust in Internet Governance. In European Commission, Trust at Risk:. Implications for EU Policies and Institutions. (pp. 85-98). Brussels: European Commission. Publication details

Hofmann, J. (2016). Open Access: Ein Lackmustest. In Dreier, T., Fischer, V., van Raay, A., Spiecker gen. Döhmann, I. (Eds.), Informationen der öffentlichen Hand – Zugang und Nutzung (pp. 511-535). Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft. Publication details

Hofmann, J., Katzenbach, C., & Gollatz, K. (2013). Freedom on the Net Report Germany. In Kelly, S., Truong, M., Earp, M., Reed, L., Shahbaz, A., & Greco-Stoner, A. (Eds.), Freedom on the Net 2013 (pp. 302-321). New York, NY: Freedom House. Publication details

Hofmann, J. (2013). Information governance in transition: Lessons to be learned from Google Books. In Brown, I. (Ed.), Research Handbook on Governance of the Internet (pp. 71-96). Cheltenham, Northampton: EE Publishing. Publication details

Other publications:

Hofmann, J. (2017). Digital-Charta soll Kanon europäischer Bürgerrechte neu interpretieren – ein Plädoyer von Prof. Dr. Jeanette Hofmann, . Blog der Bayerischen Landeszentrale für neue Medien. Publication details

Hofmann, J. & Bergemann, B. (2017). Die informierte Einwilligung: Ein Datenschutzphantom, . netzpolitik.org. Publication details

Hofmann, J. & Bergemann, B. (2016). Die informierte Einwilligung: Ein Datenschutzphantom, . Spektrum der Wissenschaft Kompakt, Sonderheft: Der digitale Mensch, 50-59. Publication details

Hofmann, J. (2015). The Netzpolitik.org affair: a turning point, . Internet Policy Review. Publication details

Hofmann, J. (2014). Digitisation and Democracy: The challenges of shaping the Digital Society, In European Digital Forum (Ed.). Digital Minds for a New Europe. Retrieved from: https://ec.europa.eu/commission_2010-2014/kroes/en/content/digitisation-and-democracy-challenges-shaping-digital-society-jeanette-hofmann Publication details

Busch, A.; Hofmann, J. (Eds.) (2012). Politik und die Regulierung von Information, . Politische Vierteljahresschrift, Sonderheft 46. Publication details

Conference contributions and other activities

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