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Digitaler Salon

Once a month we publicly discuss the impact of digitalisation on the society. Therefore we invite special guests and engage in a dialogue with the audience

Lecture Series: Making sense of the digital society

This high-profile lecture series thrives to develop a European perspective on the processes of transformation that our societies are currently undergoing.

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Past events

  • Jul2018

    Data Access Rights - Lunch talk with Alfred Früh

    Alfred Früh, Visiting Researcher at HIIG, will address the question whether law should provide access rights to privately held data.

    17.07.2018
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Jul2018

    Social robots as an interface - Lunch Talk with Thomas Christian Bächle

    Thomas Christian Bächle, co-head of the research programme "Digital Society" at HIIG, talks about social robots and their ability to imitate human forms of communication.

    11.07.2018
  • Jul2018

    VII. Interdisciplinary Workshop: Privacy, Data Protection & Surveillance

    The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society kindly invites for the Seventh Interdisciplinary Workshop »Privacy, Data Protection & Surveillance« taking place on 10 July 2018, from 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the [...]

    10.07.2018
    Issues in Focus
  • Jun2018

    Telemedicus summer conference

    The annual Telemedicus summer conference (Soko18) will be taking place from 30 June - 1 July 2018. As in previous years, the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) is event partner. The [...]

    30.06.2018 - 01.07.2018
    Issues in Focus
  • Jun2018

    Digitaler Salon: Wer hat an der Uhr gedreht?

    How do smart apps and journeys through the cyberspace change our perception of time? Do we gain more time or do we get lost in the digital world?

    27.06.2018
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Jun2018

    Content Moderation and Platform Accountability - Lunch talk with Martin J. Riedl

    Martin Riedl wants to discuss and emphasize current developments in research about content moderation

    27.06.2018
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Jun2018

    Symposium: Der smarte Weg

    The Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society is inviting to a symposium about the potentials of user innovation for the energy transition on 22 June 2018.  The event will be held in German language.   SYMPOSIUM [...]

    22.06.2018
    Issues in Focus
  • Jun2018

    The Politics of Patterns - Lunch talk with Mareile Kaufmann

    Mareile Kaufmann wants to offer you a new angle on the debate about big data, small data and predictive analytics in the context of policing.

    20.06.2018
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Jun2018

    A constitution for social media? - Lunch talk with Edoardo Celeste

    In his lunch talk Edoardo Celeste, fellow at HIIG, deals with the question of digital rights and the necessity of a constitution for social media.

    13.06.2018
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Jun2018

    Meetup: Understanding the impact of science

    Scientists are increasingly asked to foster the societal impact of their research. But what exactly do funders, policy makers, and the civic society mean by societal impact? What are ways to foster it and what [...]

    11.06.2018
    Networking
  • Jun2018

    Long Night of the Sciences

    On 9th of June, 2018, the HIIG opened its doors for the second time during the Long Night of the Sciences. In an extensive program full of exciting lectures, hands-on experiments and information booths, visitors [...]

    09.06.2018
    Issues in Focus
  • Jun2018

    Workshop: Copyright and Music in the Global South

    The current international system for protecting intellectual property and its global expansion date back over 100 years: It was shaped and developed in the age of European industrialisation and colonialism. However, copyright issues have become [...]

    06.06.2018
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • May2018

    Digitaler Salon: Mistgabel 4.0

    Mistgabel 4.0 – agricultural drones, automated farms and smart breeding. How can digitisation make food production more sustainable for both humans and animals? A fuss about nothing or a second green revolution?

    30.05.2018
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • May2018

    Facebook Forum: Community Standards

    On the evening of May 17th the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society invites to a discussion event about community standards on Facebook.

    17.05.2018
  • May2018

    Algorithmic Imaginaries - Lunch talk with Astrid Mager

    Astrid Mager, guest researcher at HIIG, deals with the question which role norms, values and ideologies play in the development of search engines.

    16.05.2018
  • May2018

    Marion Fourcade: Social order in the digital society

    Modern institutions, both public and private, rely on tools and procedures that track individuals, assess their behavior, and assign them membership in various categories. They use them, variously, in their efforts to monitor conduct, calculate [...]

    07.05.2018
    Making sense of the digital society
  • May2018

    Ranking Digital Rights 2018 Corporate Accountability Index: European Launch

    Ranking Digital Rights ranks the world’s most powerful internet, mobile, and telecommunications companies on their commitments and disclosed policies affecting users’ freedom of expression and privacy. Join us on 2 May 2018 at 7 pm [...]

    02.05.2018
  • Apr2018

    Workshop: “We are on a mission”. Exploring the role of future imaginaries

    Please register in advance via the form below until the 25th of April. “We are on a mission to build a more open, accessible, and fair financial future, one piece of software at a time” [...]

    27.04.2018
    Issues in Focus
  • Apr2018

    Talk Series Digitaler Salon: Directed by Data

    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 on YouTube. The [...]

    25.04.2018
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Apr2018

    Workshop: Back to the Basics – Deconstructing Intellectual Property Protection for Music

    Recent legal disputes regarding music have revolved around the question whether the new song is too similar to an existing song and thus constitutes copyright infringement. This raises several questions: What can be monopolized by [...]

    19.04.2018
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Apr2018

    VI. Interdisciplinary Workshop: Privacy, Data Protection & Surveillance (Bochum Edition)

    The Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV), in cooperation with the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, kindly invites for the VI. Interdisciplinary Workshop Privacy, Data Protection & Surveillance taking [...]

    10.04.2018
    Issues in Focus
  • Mar2018

    Digitaler Salon: Catch me if you scan

    Preventing crimes before they were committed: Could algorithms and big data possibly lower the level of crime, and what price are we willing to pay for security? On 28 March 2018 from 7 pm at HIIG. Digitaler Salon is taking place every last Wednesday of the month.

    28.03.2018
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Mar2018

    Workshop: The turn to artificial intelligence in governing communication online

    The technology underlying artificial intelligence research has increasingly found applications in the area of content moderation and communication governance on digital platforms. While the scale of problematic online content makes a stronger move reasonable, taking [...]

    20.03.2018
    Issues in Focus
  • Mar2018

    Elena Esposito: Future and uncertainty in the digital society

    What does knowing through algorithms and AI mean? How does AI shift our understanding and production of knowledge?

    12.03.2018
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Mar2018

    Data Collaboratives: Can Privately Collected Data Become an Asset for the Public Good? – Lunch talk with Stefaan G. Verhulst

    OPEN BROWN-BAG LUNCH Lunch talk with Stefaan G. Verhulst: Data Collaboratives: Can Privately Collected Data Become an Asset for the Public Good? Thursday, 1 March 2018 · 1 pm · HIIG Kitchen It is assumed [...]

    01.03.2018
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Feb2018

    Digitaler Salon: LOL war gestern

    Cat falls off the sofa: Roflmao, epic fail! How does humour work on the web, and what goes viral? Dumbness prevails, deal with it! Soon, AI and robots are going to make everybody laugh... On 28 February 2018 from 7 pm at HIIG. Digitaler Salon is taking place every last Wednesday of the month.

    28.02.2018
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Feb2018

    Workshop: The Future of Sampling – Transformative Art or Copyright Infringement?

    Plenty of sampling cases have reached the courts in Europe and the US over the past years. The approach taken by the courts ranged from requiring a licence for any kind of sample to stressing [...]

    28.02.2018
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Feb2018

    Internet Bill(s) of Rights – Lunch talk with Edoardo Celeste

    Image: © N. Egger – E. Celeste OPEN BROWN-BAG LUNCH Lunch talk with Edoardo Celeste: Internet Bill(s) of Rights Wednesday, 21 February 2018 · 1 pm · HIIG Kitchen Over the last years, eminent voices [...]

    21.02.2018
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Jan2018

    Digitaler Salon: App's Anatomy

    The doctors in the phone track our cycle or analyse the blood sugar level. Have family physicians become obsolete and do digital tools turn us into hypochondriacs? On 31 January 2017 from 7 pm at HIIG. Digitaler Salon is taking place every last Wednesday of the month.

    31.01.2018
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Jan2018

    Christoph Neuberger: Democracy and public sphere in the digital society

    What happens with our central democratic values like freedom, equality and truth in the digital society? Are we living in times that strengthen democracy by expanding participation and interaction or do we rather witness democracy’s [...]

    30.01.2018
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Jan2018

    Workshop: Nudging and Digital Platforms

    Are digital platforms the new ‘iron cages’ of society? Will Big-Data-based nudging lead us into a technocratic future of cyber-social control? Is China’s Social Credit System but the forerunner of similar systems in Western societies?

    10.01.2018
    Issues in Focus
  • Dec2017

    Manuel Castells: Power and counter-power in the digital society

    How is power constituted in the digital society? Who is powerful – and how can power be countered and contested? The advent of digitally networked technologies has long been thought to foster democratisation and emancipation, [...]

    12.12.2017
    Making sense of the digital society
  • Dec2017

    V. Interdisciplinary Workshop: Privacy, Data Protection & Surveillance

    The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society kindly invites for the Fifth Interdisciplinary Workshop Privacy, Data Protection & Surveillance taking place on 5 December 2017, from 12 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the [...]

    05.12.2017
    Issues in Focus
  • Nov2017

    Digitaler Salon: Hacking the Elfenbeinturm

    Hacking the Elfenbeinturm – Behind paywalls and bookshelves: How can science have a greater impact on society? And how are science slammers and open access related to this? On 29 November 2017 from 7 pm at HIIG. Digitaler Salon is taking place every last Wednesday of the month.

    29.11.2017
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Nov2017

    Workshop: Collecting Societies and Music – History, Current Challenges, and Ways Ahead

    Collecting societies represent the interests of creatives and exercise their rights. At the same time, collecting societies such as GEMA often appear opaque not only to the music creators but also to the music fans. [...]

    22.11.2017
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Nov2017

    Artificial Intelligence and Inclusion Symposium

    Global Network of Internet and Society Research Centers Official Meeting Symposium Website OVERVIEW / CONCEPT Artificial Intelligence (AI) and related technologies have started to shape important parts of the digital economy and affect core areas of [...]

    08.11.2017 - 10.11.2017
  • Nov2017

    Transatlantic Conference "Privacy and Cyber Security on the Books and on the Ground"

    The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) in cooperation with New York University (NYU) organises the first in a series of two conferences on »Privacy and Cyber Security on the Books and [...]

    06.11.2017 - 07.11.2017
    Issues in Focus
  • Nov2017

    Data journalism and data analysis of social networks

    Please note: This workshop is not a public event but on invitation only. This data journalism workshop is organised by Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) in cooperation with the Berliner Zeitung.  [...]

    03.11.2017
  • Oct2017

    Blockchain for Science - Hack'n'Share Weekend

    HIIG associated researcher PD Dr. Sönke Bartling is inviting to a Hack'n'Share Weekend on Blockchain for Science. BLOCKCHAIN FOR SCIENCE |  HACK'N'SHARE WEEKEND organized by PD Dr Sönke Bartling, James Littlejohn & Roman Gonitel 27 [...]

    27.10.2017 - 29.10.2017
    Issues in Focus
  • Oct2017

    Digitaler Salon: iCare for you

    iCare for you – Plush robots, smart walking aids and digital conversation partners: Could machines possibly relieve the nursing sector and simulate feelings? And should they do so? On 25 October 2017 from 7 pm at HIIG. Digitaler Salon is taking place every last Wednesday of the month.

    25.10.2017
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Oct2017

    Algorithmic Decision Making and its Human Rights Implications

    Please note: This workshop is not a public event but on invitation only. With the alluring possibility of technology freeing us from the need to make decisions in all areas of our everyday lives, a [...]

    12.10.2017 - 13.10.2017
    Issues in Focus
  • Oct2017

    Questioning the inclusion of ‘cyberfraud’ in the ambit of cybercrime - Lunch talk with Sagwadi Mabunda

    OPEN BROWN-BAG LUNCH Lunch talk with Sagwadi Mabunda:  Questioning the inclusion of ‘cyberfraud’ in the ambit of cybercrime Wednesday, 11 October 2017 · 1pm · HIIG Kitchen We cordially invite you to this Open Brown-Bag Lunch [...]

    11.10.2017
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Oct2017

    Presentation and Awards | Game Jam: Unveil the privacy threat

    On 7 and 8 October 2017 we run a Game Jam to explore solutions for new challenges of the concepts behind trending topics such as smart city, privacy and security. Together with game designers and [...]

    08.10.2017
    Issues in Focus
  • Oct2017

    Game Jam – Unveil the privacy threat

    On 7 to 8 October 2017, an event between Smart City, Privacy and Security topics will take place. Together with game designers and experts in the field of privacy and security we will develop serious [...]

    07.10.2017 - 08.10.2017
    Issues in Focus
  • Sep2017

    Digitaler Salon: World White Web?

    World White Web? The event in September is dealing with digital colonialism: Inside the once utopian web, colonialism and social injustice continue to exist. Which resistance is being put up against white male supremacy? Is technology able to break up old structures? On 27 September 2017 from 7 pm at HIIG. Digitaler Salon is taking place every last Wednesday of the month.

    27.09.2017
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Sep2017

    Translating critical perspectives on technology – Lunch talk with Zara Rahman

    Zara Rahman will talk about the importance of building bridges between civil society and researchers thinking critically about technology and data.

    27.09.2017
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Sep2017

    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.

    13.09.2017
    Issues in Focus
  • Sep2017

    Researching Social Media governance and freedom of expression – Lunch talk with Chiara Poletti

    Can SMPs be a space of free expression? The question relates not only to diverse ideals of governance of digital spaces but also to the different regimes of freedoms and restrictions that can be realised through legislation and technology.

    06.09.2017
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Aug2017

    Digitaler Salon: Bei Nebenwirkungen fragen Sie Ihren Algorithmus

    Longer and better living through personalised pills and nano-robots. Which influence does AI have on tomorrow's medicine? And what to do with all the data? On 30 August 2017 from 7 pm at HIIG. Digitaler Salon is taking place every last Wednesday of the month.

    30.08.2017
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Aug2017

    Blockchainified scientific computations & the living knowledge network

    HIIG associated researcher PD Dr. Sönke Bartling is inviting to discuss Blockchain & Open Science. Blockchainified scientific computations & the living knowledge network  22.08.2017 | 19:00 | HIIG | Französische Str. 9 | 10117 Berlin After [...]

    22.08.2017
    Issues in Focus
  • Aug2017

    Internet beyond megapolis – Lunch talk with Polina Kolozaridi

    Russia is not only a huge country, but it is also very diverse in the way of how people use internet there. The Club for Internet and Society Enthusiasts had launched a research project aimed at understanding this diversity. They study internet history in each city, actors and infrastructure participating in construction of the internet and rules.

    07.08.2017
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Aug2017

    Beyond Online Copyright Enforcement – Lunch talk with Sharon Bar-Ziv

    This presentation demonstrates some of the risks involved in potential misuse of online copyright enforcement mechanisms and underscores the vulnerability of this non-transparent automated system to fraud and misuse.

    02.08.2017
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Jul2017

    Digitaler Salon Special: Lost in Neuland?

    Lost in Neuland? The event in June is dealing with digital election issues: German politicians have overlooked digital change. During the 2017 election campaign, we raise the questions: What goes wrong, how do we make up the leeway and where do we want to go? On 26 July 2017 from 7 pm at HIIG. Digitaler Salon is taking place every last Wednesday of the month.

    26.07.2017
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Jul2017

    Towards P2P Online Voting Protocols – Lunch talk with Robert Riemann

    Robert Riemann is a visiting researcher at the HIIG. He carries out his doctoral studies in the area of online voting and develops therefore a dezentralised protocol that takes inspiration from BitTorrent and Bitcoin. In comparison to conventional online voting protocols, no complex cryptography and no central database is employed. As a result, new opportunities emerge for trust building and mitigation of attacks.

    19.07.2017
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Jul2017

    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?

    13.07.2017
    Issues in Focus
  • Jul2017

    Social Conflicts and Academia: Taking Sides or Staying Neutral – Lunch talk with Melih Kırlıdoğ

    Open Brown Bag Lunch at HIIG with associated researcher Melih Kırlıdoğ, HIIG research Max von Grafenstein and film producer Mustafa Altıoklar on social conflicts and academia.

    10.07.2017
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Jul2017

    International Cybersecurity Policy – Lunch talk with Karsten Geier

    Karsten Geier will share some experiences and insights into international cybersecurity policies, as gathered in his capacity as Chair of the United Nations Group of Governmental Experts (UN GGE) and Head of the International Cyber Policy Coordination Staff at the Federal Foreign Office.

    05.07.2017
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Jul2017

    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”.

    01.07.2017 - 02.07.2017
    Issues in Focus
  • Jun2017

    Digitaler Salon: Ein Herz für Cyborgs

    A heart for cyborgs. Smart robotic hands, leg prosthesis systems and printed organs: Is smart technology a panacea? Where does 3D printing lead us to, and what are its legal effects? On 31 May 2017 from 7 pm at HIIG. Digitaler Salon is taking place every last Wednesday of the month.

    28.06.2017
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Jun2017

    IV. Interdisciplinary Workshop: Privacy, Data Protection & Surveillance

    The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society kindly invites for the 4th Interdisciplinary Workshop »Privacy, Data Protection & Surveillance« taking place on 28 June 2017 from 12 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the [...]

    28.06.2017
    Issues in Focus
  • Jun2017

    Infrastructuring Connectivity – Lunch talk with Asta Vonderau

    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?

    21.06.2017
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • May2017

    Digitaler Salon: Internet killed the Videostar

    Internet killed the Videostar! Which music emerges in the age of technological reproducibility? How are artists using new technologies and at which point does a remix become a new song? On 31 May 2017 from 7 pm at HIIG. Digitaler Salon is taking place every last Wednesday of the month.

    31.05.2017
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • May2017

    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.

    23.05.2017
    Issues in Focus
  • May2017

    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 be held in German): dwerft-Konferenz [...]

    12.05.2017
    Issues in Focus
  • May2017

    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 a scientific narrative which they [...]

    09.05.2017
    Issues in Focus
  • Apr2017

    Digitaler Salon: Out of the Dark

    Out of the Dark! Darknet, drug-trafficking location and whistleblower’s hideout: should we disenchant the sacred halls of the underworld? And does anonymous surfing make our world appear in the right light? On 29 March 2017 from 7 pm at HIIG. Digitaler Salon is taking place every last Wednesday of the month.

    26.04.2017
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Mar2017

    Digitaler Salon: Million Bitcoin Baby!

    Million Bitcoin Baby! Blockchain instead of financial institutions and bitcoins instead of loose coins? Is the internet going to be tomorrow's money bin, and FinTech our new savings bank? And who is going to take regulatory measures? On 29 March 2017 from 7 pm at HIIG. Digitaler Salon is taking place every last Wednesday of the month.

    29.03.2017
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Feb2017

    Digitaler Salon: Make Fakten relevant again

    Make facts relevant again. Have emotions replaced reason? How can enlightened citizens oppose populism? How can we save democracy in times of newsbots, fear and filter bubbles? On 22 February 2017 from 7 pm at HIIG. Digitaler Salon is taking place every last Wednesday of the month.

    22.02.2017
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Feb2017

    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.

    22.02.2017 - 23.02.2017
    Issues in Focus
  • Feb2017

    Towards Data Justice – Lunch talk with Arne Hintz

    In this talk, Arne Hintz will explore what datafication means for social justice. He will review various responses to data-based monitoring, including policy advocacy and technological development; address their limitations; and introduce the wider agenda of data justice.

    01.02.2017
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Jan2017

    Digitaler Salon: Akademie der Autodidakten

    Academy of Autodidacts. Will online platforms and YouTube channels become tomorrow’s further training centres? To what extent can independently acquired knowledge gain recognition inside a digital working environment? On 25 January 2017 from 7 pm at HIIG. Digitaler Salon is taking place every last Wednesday of the month.

    25.01.2017
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Jan2017

    Anonymous drug markets on the Internet – Lunch talk with Meropi Tzanetakis

    Meropi Tzanetakis will explore how resilient, global markets for drugs were able to emerge on the darknet. Irrespective of current drug policy, a set of technological innovations facilitates the increasing global availability of a wide range of psychoactive substances.

    18.01.2017
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Jan2017

    Beyond the black box – Lunch talk with Chris Baumann

    The paper presented deals with the sociotechnical infrastructure that organises and maintains digital media players. After laying out a framework for studying interconnectivity in complex systems, and introducing the notion of interoperable system as a conceptual intervention for the study of media technologies, Chris Baumann offers a case study of Microsoft’s Xbox One as a digital media player.

    11.01.2017
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Jan2017

    Towards Data Justice – Lunch talk mit Arne Hintz

    In this talk, Arne Hintz will explore what datafication means for social justice. He will review various responses to data-based monitoring, including policy advocacy and technological development; address their limitations; and introduce the wider agenda of data justice.

    01.01.2017
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Dec2016

    III. Interdisciplinary Workshop “Privacy, Data Protection & Surveillance“

    The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society kindly invites for the Third Interdisciplinary Workshop »Privacy, Data Protection & Surveillance« taking place on 9 December 2016 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Institute’s [...]

    09.12.2016
    Issues in Focus
  • Nov2016

    Digitaler Salon: Internet der Sinne

    Internet der Sinne. Sehen. Hören. Schmecken. Mit der Sinnmaschine Internet in die virtuelle Realität der Zukunft? Aber wohin genau? Am 29.11.2016 um 19.00 Uhr im HIIG. Der Digitale Salon findet jeden letzten Mittwoch im Monat statt.

    30.11.2016
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Nov2016

    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 – at the same time [...]

    29.11.2016
    Issues in Focus
  • Nov2016

    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 proud to be screening the [...]

    24.11.2016
    Issues in Focus
  • Nov2016

    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 entertainment industry alike. They are [...]

    17.11.2016 - 18.11.2016
    Issues in Focus
  • Oct2016

    Digitaler Salon: Schutz der Pubertiere

    Schutz der Pubertiere. Zwischen Zensur und ungebremster Neugier. Wie selbstbestimmt sind Jugendliche online unterwegs und wer reguliert hier eigentlich wen? Am 26.10.2016 um 19.00 Uhr im HIIG. Der Digitale Salon findet jeden letzten Mittwoch im Monat statt.

    26.10.2016
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Oct2016

    NoC Working Meeting @AoIR 2016

    Global Network of Interdisciplinary Internet & Society Research Centers Unofficial Meeting AoIR 2016 – Internet Rules! In October the annual conference of the Association of Internet Researchers will take place at the Humboldt-University in Berlin, [...]

    08.10.2016
  • Oct2016

    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?

    06.10.2016
    Issues in Focus
  • Oct2016

    #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 Berlin, Dorotheenstr. 24, Berlin-Mitte This [...]

    05.10.2016
    Issues in Focus
  • Oct2016

    #pre-AoIR: The Internet Rules, But How?

    Pre-confrerence Workshop to the AoIR 2016 The Internet Rules, But How? A Science and Technology Studies (STS) Take on Doing Internet Governance 05 Oct 2016 | 9 am – 5.30 pm | HU Berlin, Dorotheenstr. [...]

    05.10.2016
    Issues in Focus
  • Oct2016

    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 Institute for Internet and Society [...]

    05.10.2016 - 08.10.2016
    Issues in Focus
  • Sep2016

    Digitaler Salon: Game of Drones

    Game of Drones. Sie töten. Sie überwachen. Sie retten Leben. Welche Chancen bieten Drohnen, welche Herausforderungen bergen sie und welche Rolle spielen wir? 28.09.2016 um 19.00 Uhr im HIIG. Der Digitale Salon findet jeden letzten Mittwoch im Monat statt.

    28.09.2016
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Aug2016

    Digitaler Salon: Haters gonna hate?

    Haters gonna hate? Digitale Zivilcourage und Strategien gegen Hate Speech. Wo liegen die Grenzen der Meinungsfreiheit und was tun wir gegen Hass im Netz? Am 31.08.2016 um 19.00 Uhr im HIIG. Der Digitale Salon findet jeden letzten Mittwoch im Monat statt.

    31.08.2016
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Jul2016

    Digitaler Salon: Am warmen Polar

    Am warmen Polar. Ich möchte kein Eisbär sein. Was war noch mal Klimawandel und wer rettet die Wale im Internet? Am 27.07.2016 um 19.00 Uhr im HIIG. Der Digitale Salon findet jeden letzten Mittwoch im Monat statt.

    27.07.2016
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Jun2016

    II. Interdisziplinärer Workshop: Privacy, Datenschutz & Surveillance

    Hiermit möchten wir Sie bzw. Euch gerne zum zweiten eintägigen offenen Workshop »Privacy, Datenschutz und Surveillance« einladen, der am Donnerstag, den 30.06.2016, von 14 bis 18 Uhr am Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft (HIIG) [...]

    30.06.2016
    Issues in Focus
  • Jun2016

    Digitaler Salon: Forever Punk!

    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 [...]

    29.06.2016
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Jun2016

    From Alma Mater to Algo Mater

    The keynote dialogue From Alma Mater to Algo Mater is the fourth event in the series Big data: big power shifts? The evening’s speakers are all eminent experts in understanding the importance of big data [...]

    22.06.2016
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Jun2016

    The digital trade imbalance – Lunch talk with Susan Aaronson

    Open Brown-Bag Lunch Lunch talk with Susan Aaronson: The digital trade imbalance At The Intersection of Cross-Border Information Flows and Human Rights: TPP as a case study Wednesday, 22 June 2016 · 1pm · HIIG [...]

    22.06.2016
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Jun2016

    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 experiments and information booths, we [...]

    11.06.2016
    Issues in Focus
  • Jun2016

    Startup Clinics Talk: The App Economy in Europe

    The App Economy in Eurpope — leading cities and best practices At our Startup Clinics Talk on 09th June, the Progressive Policy Institute’s chief economic strategist Dr. Michael Mandel will present their study »The App [...]

    09.06.2016
    Networking
  • May2016

    Digitaler Salon: Digital Abstinence

    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 [...]

    25.05.2016
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • May2016

    The Role of Regulatory Authorities in the Governance of Data Protection

    The institution of privacy and data protection commissioners has developed into a veritable success since its introduction with the Hessian Data Protection Act of 1970. Data Protection Authorities (DPAs) get involved in societal processes of [...]

    20.05.2016
    Issues in Focus
  • Apr2016

    Meine Daten - Meine Wahl! Was bringt uns die Europäische Datenschutzreform?

    Filmvorführung von ‘Democracy. Im Rausch der Daten’, gefolgt von einem kurzen Vortrag und einer Diskussion mit Jan Philipp Albrecht, MdEP.

    28.04.2016
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Apr2016

    Digitaler Salon: Is this Utopia?

    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 [...]

    27.04.2016
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Apr2016

    dwerft Konferenz: The benefit of linked production data!

    The research project dwerft – linked film & tv services is presenting its results in form of a showcase at the Hasso Plattner Institute on 12 April 2016. The event will be held in German. More [...]

    12.04.2016
    Issues in Focus
  • Mar2016

    Digitaler Salon: It's a Match

    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 [...]

    30.03.2016
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Mar2016

    Big Data for President

    The keynote dialogue Big Data for President! is the second event in the series Big data: big power shifts? The evening’s speakers are all eminent experts in understanding the importance of big data for the public sector. [...]

    14.03.2016
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Feb2016

    Digitaler Salon: After Work 4.0

    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 [...]

    24.02.2016
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Feb2016

    Die Datenschutz-Richtlinie ist tot – lang lebe die Datenschutz-Grundverordnung!

    The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society and the Walter-Hallstein-Institute for European Constitutional law invite for a discussion on European data protection guidelines. The event will be in German.   Die Datenschutz-Richtlinie ist tot [...]

    11.02.2016
    Issues in Focus
  • Feb2016

    Big Data for Health. Who benefits?

    The keynote dialogue Big Data for Health. Who benefits? is the second event in the series Big data: big power shifts? The evening’s speakers are all eminent experts in understanding the importance of big data and the new power [...]

    10.02.2016
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Jan2016

    Digitaler Salon: Dem Hölderlin sein Hashtag.

    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 [...]

    27.01.2016
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Dec2015

    Interdisziplinärer Workshop: Privacy, Datenschutz & Surveillance

    Hiermit möchten wir Sie bzw. Euch gerne zu einem eintägigen offenen Workshop zu den Themen Privacy, Datenschutz und Surveillance am Freitag, den 4.12.2015, von 10 bis 18 Uhr am Berliner Humboldt Institut für Internet und [...]

    04.12.2015
    Issues in Focus
  • Nov2015

    Internet & Society: Emerging topics and research communities

    The Global Network of Interdisciplinary Internet & Society Research Centers (NoC) will host its annual public conference “Internet & Society: Emerging Topics and Research Communities”, on 27 November 2015 in Hong Kong. Existing and potential [...]

    27.11.2015
    Issues in Focus
  • Nov2015

    Digitaler Salon: Fluchthelfer Smartphone

    Navigator nach Europa, Sprachrohr in die Heimat. Wie hilft das Internet Menschen auf der Flucht? Digitale Konnektivität ist immer mehr ein Grundbedürfnis aller Menschen. Besonders auf der Flucht werden Smartphone und Internetzugang zum treuen Wegbegleiter, ob als Kompass, [...]

    25.11.2015
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Nov2015

    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 is subject to several other [...]

    25.11.2015 - 26.11.2015
    Issues in Focus
  • Nov2015

    Conference: 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 entertainment industry alike. They are [...]

    19.11.2015
    Issues in Focus
  • Nov2015

    Making Sense of Big Data

    To watch the keynote speeches of the event, please go to our youtube channel here. The keynote dialogue Making sense of big data is the first event in the series Big data: big power shifts?. [...]

    05.11.2015
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Nov2015

    Medienkommunikation zwischen Komplexität und Vereinfachung – Konzepte, Methoden, Praxis

    The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society organises the conference "Media Communication between Complexity and Simplification. Theory, Methods, Practice" on behalf of the German Communication Association (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Publizistik und Kommunikationswissenschaft) and [...]

    05.11.2015 - 07.11.2015
    Issues in Focus
  • Oct2015

    Digitaler Salon: Porno vernetzt

    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 [...]

    28.10.2015
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Sep2015

    Digitaler Salon: Virtual Past

    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 [...]

    30.09.2015
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Sep2015

    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 no jetpack in sight. Disappointment [...]

    24.09.2015 - 25.09.2015
    Issues in Focus
  • Sep2015

    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.

    24.09.2015
    Early Stage Researchers Colloquium
  • Sep2015

    Lunch Talk: Privacy in Asia: The Changing Regulatory Landscape

    Privacy in Asia: The Changing Regulatory Landscape Lunch talk with Abu Bakar Munir Monday, 7 September 2015 | HIIG Berlin | 6th floor With the exception of jurisdictions such as Hong Kong, Japan and Korea, privacy [...]

    07.09.2015
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Sep2015

    Wikimedia-Salon: J=Journals. Welche Form des wissenschaftlichen Publizierens setzt sich durch?

    Please join us for the upcoming Wikimedia-Salon J=Journals, organised by Wikimedia Deutschland in cooperation with the Internet Policy Review. The talk will be held in German, please find all further information below. "Publish or perish" [...]

    03.09.2015
    Issues in Focus
  • Sep2015

    Startup Clinics Talk: How to find the right co-founder?

    More than 75% of all startups are started in Teams (DSM 2014). Especially complex businesses are more successfull when started with a co-founder compared to single entrepreneurs. The challenge is how to find that elusive [...]

    01.09.2015
    Networking
  • Aug2015

    Digitaler Salon: Everyone is a scientist.

    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 [...]

    26.08.2015
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Jul2015

    Digitaler Salon: World Wide Weg.

    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 [...]

    29.07.2015
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Jul2015

    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 their programme and give insights [...]

    09.07.2015
    Networking
  • Jul2015

    Werkstattgespräch with Martin Schallbruch

    The Werkstattgepräche is a lecture series held at the juridical faculty of the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. Selected speakers shed light on different topics around Internet law and current challenges of a digitalised society. The [...]

    07.07.2015
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Jun2015

    Werkstattgespräch with Bertold Huber

    The Werkstattgespräche is a lecture series held at the juridical faculty of the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. Selected speakers shed light on different topics around Internet law and current challenges of a digitalised society. The [...]

    30.06.2015
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Jun2015

    The Future of Privacy Governance

    A conversation between Colin J. Bennett, University of Victoria, Canada, and Renata Avila, Web We Want Privacy is one of key topics in debates on information society, digitization, and its consequences. We would like to [...]

    29.06.2015
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Jun2015

    Digitaler Salon: Level Up!

    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 [...]

    24.06.2015
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Jun2015

    The War on Terror and the Deep Dilemma of Evidence

    A workshop on The War on Terror and the Deep Dilemma of Evidence Kim Lane Scheppele Director, Program in Law and Public Affairs, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Sociology and International Affairs in the Woodrow [...]

    24.06.2015
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Jun2015

    Werkstattgespräch with Cornelia Rogall-Grothe

    The Werkstattgepräche is a lecture series held at the juridical faculty of the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. Selected speakers shed light on different topics around Internet law and current challenges of a digitalised society. The [...]

    23.06.2015
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Jun2015

    Innovationen in der Gamesbranche - Bedarf es mehr Schutz oder mehr Freiheit?

    The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) and the Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg are hosting an expert workshop on Innovation in the Games Sector. The Workshop will be held in german language.  If you [...]

    09.06.2015
    Issues in Focus
  • May2015

    Digitaler Salon: Social media for the bad.

    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 [...]

    27.05.2015
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • May2015

    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 incubators that bridge ICT Entrepreneurs [...]

    18.05.2015 - 19.05.2015
    Networking
  • May2015

    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 short insight into their work [...]

    13.05.2015
    Issues in Focus
  • May2015

    Gabriella Coleman: Weapons of the Geek

    Exploring digital spheres with Gabriella Coleman. Gabriella Coleman is on of the most (if not the most) prominent anthropologist in the field of hacking culture and digital activism. During the last years, she became known [...]

    08.05.2015
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • May2015

    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 the same time, however, this [...]

    08.05.2015 - 09.05.2015
    Issues in Focus
  • Apr2015

    Digitaler Salon: Mein Haus, dein Auto, unser Boot.

    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 [...]

    29.04.2015
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Apr2015

    Save Game – Legal Challenges in Game Preservation

    The German Informatics Society (Gesellschaft für Informatik) has identified the long-term preservation of access to digital cultural heritage as one of the grand challenges of computer science to be solved over the coming decades. In [...]

    22.04.2015
    Issues in Focus
  • Apr2015

    HIIG-Roundtable – VCs X Startups: Changing Perspectives on Business Models and their Potentials

    After the last roundtable discussion on financing strategies and business models by phases in December 2014, we now proceed to the next round on new perspectives on business models and their variations. To this end, [...]

    21.04.2015
    Issues in Focus
  • Apr2015

    The Internet as challenge for state, law and society – Werkstattgespräche

    The Werkstattgepräche is a lecture series held at the juridical faculty of the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. Selected speakers shed light on different topics around Internet law and current challenges of a digitalised society. The [...]

    14.04.2015 - 07.07.2015
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Mar2015

    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.

    25.03.2015
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Mar2015

    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 the conference. Chair of the [...]

    25.03.2015 - 26.03.2015
    Issues in Focus
  • Mar2015

    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 competitive. The LINKED PRODUCTION WORKSHOPS 2015 have a [...]

    25.03.2015 - 23.09.2015
    Issues in Focus
  • Mar2015

    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 is responsible for Track B [...]

    18.03.2015 - 20.03.2015
    Issues in Focus
  • Feb2015

    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.

    25.02.2015
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Feb2015

    Startup Clinics Talk: Sales for Startups

    Sales for Startups: Four Experts Offer Tips & Advice. According to the Startup Genome Report customer acquisition is the No. 1 challenge for Internet startups in all stages. For many startups with a B2B focus, [...]

    05.02.2015
    Networking
  • Jan2015

    Digitaler Salon: User-generated Art

    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 [...]

    28.01.2015
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Jan2015

    Lunch Talk with Peter Thiel

    Please note, that the event will be held in German – below you can find more detailed information. «Wettbewerb ist etwas für Verlierer» oder «Wirklich erstrebenswert ist nur das Monopol, das aus originellen Ideen erwächst». [...]

    21.01.2015
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Jan2015

    Seminar: Desafíos y oportunidades para el Derecho y la Administración Pública en la Era Digital

    The objective of the Seminar is to bring together relevant actors in a Technical-Academic dialogue about the digital modernization of the state and public administration in Chile.

    16.01.2015
    Issues in Focus
  • Dec2014

    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 and their culture of countries, [...]

    10.12.2014
  • Dec2014

    Privacy and data protection in times of big data, state surveillance and digital globalisation

    The digital world with its transnational possibilities calls for solution focused debates on the protection of privacy and data and on the oversight of intelligence and security services. Being a part of a series of [...]

    03.12.2014
    Issues in Focus
  • Nov2014

    Digitaler Salon 'Spezial': Paducation. Digitales Lernen für eine digitale Welt?

    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 [...]

    26.11.2014
    Networking
  • Nov2014

    Open HIIG Club with Wendy Hall

    We are glad to welcome Dame Wendy Hall at Open HIIG Club. Wendy Hall is a  is a professor for computer science and director of the Web Science Institute at the Unicersity of Southampton. On Monday, 24 November she will [...]

    25.11.2014
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Nov2014

    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 on restoring it.  With the [...]

    19.11.2014 - 20.11.2014
    Issues in Focus
  • Nov2014

    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 archiving of audio-visual material. The [...]

    18.11.2014
    Issues in Focus
  • Nov2014

    Open HIIG Club with Rafael Horzon

    Rafael Horzon - furniture magnate, original genius und apple pie tycoon is a guest at Open Hiig Club. We will talk about business ideas and entrepreneurship on Wednesday, 12 November. We hope that he will tell us, how to become [...]

    12.11.2014
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Oct2014

    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 has remained theoretically and politically [...]

    30.10.2014 - 31.10.2014
    Issues in Focus
  • Oct2014

    Digitaler Salon: Krisenberichterstattung in sozialen Netzwerken

    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 [...]

    29.10.2014
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Oct2014

    Berlin Open Access Week: Generation Open

    In keeping with the theme of this year's Open Access Week of "Generation Open", this Berlin event is for Earlier Career Researchers and anyone else who is young at heart!

    22.10.2014
    Networking
  • Oct2014

    Open HIIG Club with Luciano Floridi

    We are pleased to welcome Luciano Floridi at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society. Luciano Floridi as an philosopher and Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information at the University of Oxford. On Monday, 13 October, [...]

    13.10.2014
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Oct2014

    Internet Governance. Actors, Technology, Content.

    Only recently, the Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul, Turkey dealt with nothing less than the future of Internet Governance. The question of how to globally govern the Internet is one of the most pressing issues [...]

    09.10.2014 - 10.10.2014
    Issues in Focus
  • Oct2014

    Early Stage Researchers Colloquium 2014

    The Berlin Early Stage Researchers Colloquium on Internet and Society 2014 was held in Berlin on 9 October 2014. We invited early stage researchers (Ph.D. candidates and post-docs) from all disciplines in order to drive forward the [...]

    09.10.2014
    Early Stage Researchers Colloquium
  • Sep2014

    Digitaler Salon 'Spezial': Von kommunikativen Kühlschränken und selbstfahrenden Autos. Ist das Internet der Dinge mehr als eine Vision?

    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 [...]

    24.09.2014
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Sep2014

    »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 16 and September 17 2014. [...]

    16.09.2014 - 17.09.2014
    Issues in Focus
  • Aug2014

    Digitaler Salon: WiFi Hotspot Serengeti. Entwicklungshilfe mittels Internet?

    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 [...]

    27.08.2014
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Jul2014

    Digitaler Salon: Dr. Bing & Dr. Google. Suchen wir uns krank?

    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 [...]

    30.07.2014
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Jul2014

    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 75 satellite events set to [...]

    17.07.2014
    Networking
  • Jun2014

    Digitaler Salon 'Spezial': Online-Partizipation. Von Machern, Mitläufern und Motivierten.

    Supported by the German Science Year "The Digital Society", we will have the opportunity to host three special editions of our monthly talks called "Digitaler Salon". For this event we will leave our premises at [...]

    25.06.2014
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • Jun2014

    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 the context of Science Year [...]

    13.06.2014 - 14.06.2014
    Issues in Focus
  • Jun2014

    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 19.50 o'clock onwards, HIIG director [...]

    11.06.2014
    Networking
  • May2014

    Digitaler Salon: Wearables. Fit und schlank dank Smartwatch

    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 [...]

    28.05.2014
    Talk series: Digitaler Salon
  • May2014

    Startup Clinics Talks about how to onboard talents with KPMG

    To utilize in the most efficient way the talents and the energy of the employees, it is crucial your company is well prepared with onboarding initiatives for the new joiners. Later on well organized HR [...]

    27.05.2014
    Networking
  • May2014

    Open Journal Club with Anupam Chander

    "Breaking the Web". At our next Open Journal Club, 5 May 2014 – 5pm, Anupam Chander is presenting his paper on "Data Localization vs. The Global Internet", which will be followed by a discussion. Record [...]

    05.05.2014
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Apr2014

    Multi-Stakeholder Internet Governance Models, Mechanisms and Issues

    A Networt of Centers (NoC) Event in the Series on the Collaborative Internet Governance Ecosystem hosted by the Center for Technology and Society of FGV Law School Rio de Janeiro (CTS/FGV), in partnership with the [...]

    25.04.2014 - 26.04.2014
    Issues in Focus
  • Apr2014

    International Seminar on Internet Governance – Preparatory to NETmundial

    Introduction On April 23-24, 2014 Brazil will be hosting the Global Multi-Stakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance (NETmundial) meeting in Sao Paulo. Nevertheless, there remains a strong need for open discussion and exchange [...]

    22.04.2014
    Issues in Focus
  • Mar2014

    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.

    05.03.2014 - 07.03.2014
    Issues in Focus
  • Feb2014

    Startup Clinics Talks with Gitta Blatt

    How to hire the best people for your startup We invited Gitta Blatt (Head of People at Wooga) for our next Startup Clinics Talks (SCT). Gitta will give an insight into the #1 HR challenge [...]

    13.02.2014
    Networking
  • Jan2014

    Open Journal Club with James Evans

    James Evans is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago, a member of the Committee on the Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science, and Fellow at the Computation Institute. His work explores how [...]

    28.01.2014
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Jan2014

    Open Journal Club with Cornelius Puschmann

    Cornelius Puschmann is an associate researcher at the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society. At the first Open Journal Club in 2014 he and co-editor Katrin Weller will present their new publication Twitter and Society for [...]

    15.01.2014
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Dec2013

    Workshop: Reforming Formats

    Producing and protecting audiovisual formats in convergent media An international workshop – research meets practice

    05.12.2013 - 06.12.2013
    Issues in Focus
  • Nov2013

    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 Go to Session 1: Publication [...]

    23.11.2013
    Networking
  • Nov2013

    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.

    22.11.2013
    Issues in Focus
  • Nov2013

    Berlin Early Stage Researchers Colloquium 2013

      The Berlin Early Stage Researchers Colloquium on Internet and Society 2013 will be held in Berlin on 21 November. It provides a stage for new perspectives on current issues of Internet and society. Within [...]

    21.11.2013
    Early Stage Researchers Colloquium
  • Aug2013

    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, FabLab, mozilla and 6 Wunderkinder. [...]

    02.08.2013
    Networking
  • Jul2013

    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.

    26.07.2013
    Issues in Focus
  • Jul2013

    Open Journal Club with Julian Oliver

    On the 3rd of July, Julian Oliver will be a special guest at the HIIG Journal Club. Julian Oliver is a Critical Engineer and artist. His projects such as for example The Transparency Grande, Border [...]

    03.07.2013
    Exploring Digital Spheres
  • Jun2013

    "Spaces and things" - Berliner Wirtschaftsgespräche

    In cooperation with Berliner Wirtschaftsgesprächen e.V., the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society is going to host a panel discussion in Berlin on "Spaces and things - computerization of cities and spaces" on [...]

    13.06.2013
    Issues in Focus
  • May2013

    NoC Regional Con Turkey: ICT, Law, and Innovation

    In collaboration with Bilgi University Istanbul, the recently launched global Network of Internet & Society Centers (NoC), is hosting a symposium on 23 May 2013 to explore the impact of ICT laws on innovation and [...]

    23.05.2013
    Networking
  • Apr2013
    01.04.2013 - 02.04.2013
  • Oct2012

    Berlin Colloquium for Internet and Society 2012

    Within the trandisciplinary event "Berlin Colloquium for Internet and Society" early stage researchers came together in order to exchange thoughts and ideas in the fields of Internet and society, especially Patterns of Participation, Global Rules and Regulation, [...]

    25.10.2012 - 26.10.2012
    Early Stage Researchers Colloquium
  • Oct2011

    Berlin Symposium on Internet and Society

    Exploring the Digital Future Berlin, October 25 – 28th 2011We would like to thank all attendees for participating in the 1st Berlin Symposium on Internet and Society which took place at the end of October [...]

    25.10.2011 - 28.10.2011
    Issues in Focus