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Adrian Kopps

Adrian Kopps is an associated researcher in the research programme “The evolving digital society” and also works for the “Platform Governance, Media, and Technology Lab” at the University of Bremen. Previously, he was a student assistant in the research project “Platform Governance and Copyright (H220)“.

He holds a Bachelor in Political Science from Freie Universität Berlin and is currently pursuing a Masters degree in the interdisciplinary “Global Studies Programme” at the Humboldt University of Berlin with study periods in Bangkok and Buenos Aires.

Before joining the HIIG, he gained work experience at Spotify, ZDFneo and the Goethe-Institut in Mexico City. In Mexico, he also worked for the think tank “C Minds“, which focuses on applying artificial intelligence for the common good.

He is particularly interested in sociological and social theory perspectives on the digitalisation of society.

Adrian Kopps | HIIG


Associated Researcher: The evolving digital society

Other publications

Kopps, A., & Katzenbach, C. (2022). Turning back time for Content Moderation? How Musk’s takeover is affecting Twitter’s rules. Digital society blog. Publication details

Katzenbach, C., Magalhães, J. C., Kopps, A., Sühr, T., & Wunderlich, L. (2021). The Platform Governance Archive. Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society. Publication details

Lectures and presentations

Complexification And Concentration In Platform Power: Changes In Copyright Content Moderation And Policies Across 10 Years And Fifteen Platforms
Annual Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) 2022. TU Dublin, Maynooth University, University College Dublin, Dublin City University. Grangegorman campus, TU Dublin, Dublin, Ireland: 03.11.2022 Further information

João Carlos Magalhães, Christian Katzenbach, Adrian Kopps, Tom Sühr

Targeting Platform Governance From the Techlash to the German Federal Elections 2021: The Relationship Between Platforms’ Ad Targeting, and Public and Policy Debates
Annual ICA Conference: 72nd Annual ICA Conference: One World, One Network‽ (Session: PARTNER PANEL: DgPuK - Political Targeting During the German Federal Election). International Communication Association. Hyatt Regency Paris Étoile, Le Palais des Congrès de Paris, Le Méridien Etoile, Paris, France: 27.05.2022 Further information

Christian Katzenbach, Steven Champion, Adrian Kopps

Participation as expert

Stakeholder-Dialog – Ethik der Digitalisierung
Stakeholder-Dialog – Ethik der Digitalisierung Stakeholder-Dialog – Ethik der Digitalisierung Berkman Klein Center, Digital Asia Hub. Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Berlin, Germany: 06.10.2021 Further information

Vincent Hofmann, Freya Hewett, Georg von Richthofen, Adrian Kopps, Bronwen Deacon, Matthias C. Kettemann, Wolfgang Schulz