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Legal Case Study – Chilean Net Neutrality

Today we want to introduce our second programme of transdisciplinary academic discussion papers. The series is called Legal Materials and Case Studies and promotes papers that relate to law and the Internet from...

Xinnovations – Forum for Internet, politics and Innovation

For their 10th anniversary, the Xinnovations are inviting experts form all over the world in order to discuss the interplay between the Internet, society and innovation from September 10th until...

Fair Use in Europa? Workshop with Pamela Samuelson

In the course of the debates on the anti-piracy-agreement ACTA, the discussion about copyright within the digital society hit new dimensions. The debate about reforms, condensing parallel to this, is...

“Utilising Creative Potential by Crowdsourcing”

On May 24, 2012 the book „Information Management 2.0“ by  Lutz Becker, Walter Gora and Matthias Uhrig  (Eds.) will be presented and published to which Thomas Schildhauer contributed the article „Utilising...

Job Announcement: Research Position

Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society Internet Policy & Governance Job Announcement Research Position (65% TVL 13, plus children, literature and travel allowances) The Alexander von Humboldt Institute...

Job Announcement: Student Assistant

Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society Internet Policy & Governance Job Announcement Student Assistant (60 hrs./month, limited to 1 year) The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and...

Job Announcement: Student Assistant Webadministration

The Institute for Internet and Society is searching for a Student Assistant who has worked with WordPress, loves Social Media and has excellent writing-skills! Find out more about the position...

Crowdfunding for Artists in Australia

In April 2012 Institutes Director Thomas Schildhauer visited the ECU Centre for Innovative Practice in Perth, Australia, to discuss recent developments in the area of „Internet-enabled Innovation“. Invited by Dr Paul...

HIIG @ SSRN

The Social Science Research Network started to publish the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet & Society Discussion Paper Series. In order to provide an open access to academic work and...

Freedom House Report 2012

The Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society will pen this year’s Freedom on the Net Report for Freedom House. Freedom House is an NGO based in Washingon, D.C., best known...

Social Media Workshop @ HIIG

Media representatives from industry (e.g. Vodafone, Materna, Dussmann) will share their experiences and ideas about social media with experts of the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) on April 17, 2012. Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schulz, one of the Institutes Directors, will...

Jeanette Hofmann @ Quo Vadis

On the 24th of April, our director Prof. Dr. Jeanette Hofmann is attending the “Quo Vadis” developers conference for computer games. She is participating in the panel “illegal fans – is...

Berlin Talks on Internet and Society

On February 9, 2012, the kick-off meeting of the “Berliner Gespräche” on Internet and Socitey took place at the new Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG). The...

Kick-Off Event diskurs@DLF

On February 8, 2012, the new platform diskurs@DLF Deutschlandfunk  regarding the changes the internet enables, was launched at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) in Berlin. The founding...

Kick-off Meeting: Berlin Talks

The first meeting for the ›Berliner Gespräche zu Internet und Gesellschaft‹ will take place on Februrary the 9th 2012 hosted by the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society....

Wikimedia Academy 2012

29th of June until 1st of July in Berlin – Call for papers In cooperation with the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society and the Freie Universität Berlin...

BarCamp: How the Internet Changes our Reality

Organized by the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Future Challenges and The Club of Rome, the one-day BarCamp on November 28th 2011 was intended to explore the ways in...