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The first open access repository of platform policies: HIIG launches new Platform Governance Archive

With the Platform Governance Archive (PGA), the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society …

The critical infrastructure of democracy: lecture series “Making Sense of the Digital Society” continues

As part of the series Making Sense of the Digital Society, Jan-Werner Müller discusses what the changes in this critical infrastructure mean for the effective exercise of fundamental rights as well as for the relationship between citizens and the political system.

A joint project of HIIG and Knowledge Unlatched receives funding from BMBF

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) will fund the project for 24 months from April 2021 and thus support the transformation of scientific publishing towards OA.

People standing behind a web of strings

Platform Governance: New research network fosters global cooperation

Berlin, 3 Feburary 2021 – What social power and responsibility do platforms have? To what …

The construction of artificial intelligence – HIIG investigates the institutionalization and imagination of AI in two international projects

Berlin, 8 December 2020 – How did AI become what it is today? HIIG is …

International researchers call for accountability and transparency regarding algorithmic content moderation

Berlin, 3 December 2020 – “The Ethics of Digitalisation” project has completed its first research …

Young volunteers are so committed – new portrait series shows digital commitment

Berlin, October 9, 2020 – With a new series of portraits, the project “Jung.Digital.Engagiert” at …

Global dialogue on the ethics of digitalisation

Today, under the patronage of the Federal President of Germany, HIIG is launching a worldwide …

Exhibition in Berlin shows future visions of the digital society

Berlin, 25 June 2020 – What happens when scientists imagine the future of our digital …

Digital utopias for the year 2040

Berlin, 8 April 2020 – What will our digital society look like in 2040? How …


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