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Frederik Efferenn

Coordinator: Science Communication and Press

News from the Institute

New project

Digital Urban Center for Aging and Health (DUCAH)

From 19 April, the DUCAH participants will explore problems in the interplay of digitisation, urbanisation and health.

Call for Participation

Be part of it and give young committed people a voice!

At the “Dialogue Day: Strengthening Young and Digital Engagement”, young people are given the opportunity to exchange…

New research tool

Platform Governance Archive published

The Platform Governance Archive (PGA) facilitates critical engagement with the way platforms govern our communication and activities.

Press Releases

Archive Platform HIIG

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 (HIIG) is taking a pioneering step in collaborative research on online platforms and their governance….

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.

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