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Lena Henkes

Lena Henkes is currently working in the research program “The evolving digital society” as coordinator for events and knowledge transfer. Previously, she already supported the research program as a student assistant.

She holds a master’s degree in political science from Freie Universität Berlin and her master’s thesis focused on digital sovereignty in digital policy discourse in Germany. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Communication and Media Studies and Political Science at the University of Bremen.

Before joining HIIG, Lena gained professional experience at political foundations in Berlin and Brussels, in marketing as well as in an office of the German Bundestag with a focus on European policy.

Lena Henkes | HIIG

Position

Researcher: The evolving digital society

Organisation of events

Artificial Intelligence and the Human Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Science and Fiction
From 11.05.2022 to 13.05.2022. Spreespeicher, Japanese-German Center Berlin, Berlin, Germany. Co-Organised by: Japanese-German Center Berlin (International) Further information

Lena Henkes, Steven Mark Champion, Thomas Christian Bächle

Making sense of the digital Society: Kanta Dihal – How the world sees intelligent machines
11.05.2022. Spreespeicher, Berlin, Germany. Co-Organised by: bpb (International) Further information

Lena Henkes, Thomas Christian Bächle

Making sense of the digital Society: Krisztina Rozgonyi & Marius Dragomir – Freedom of expression in Central and Eastern Europe
21.03.2022. Säälchen, Berlin, Germany. Co-Organised by: bpb (International) Further information

Lena Henkes, Thomas Christian Bächle

Making sense of the digital society: Tilman Santarius – Die Digitalisierung für das Klima nutzen
26.10.2020. Säälchen, Berlin, Deutschland. Co-Organised by: bpb (International) Further information

Lena Henkes, Christian Grauvogel, Christian Katzenbach