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Professorship ‘Digital Self-determination’

Max von Grafenstein, co-head of the research program “Data, Actors, Infrastructures” at HIIG, was appointed professor at the UdK Berlin Career College.

Special Issue of New Media & Society

We invite you to send us your papers exploring the role of future imaginaries! Don’t miss the deadline for your abstract submission: 31.08.2018!

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The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society currently has several vacancies to fill. Apply now…

Application process open!

We invite applications from early and advanced researchers who want to contribute our institute’s transdisciplinary internet research.

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Rest in Pixels

Chatbots, holograms, digital clones: Dead and forever in cyberspace? Who possesses our digital heritage?

Wanted: IT Support

Join us! We need your support as an employee for the IT administration of our institute as soon as possible.

The future of Open Access in Germany

Discuss the DEAL negotiations with Nick Fowler (Elsevier) and Gerard Meijer (scientific council) on 13 August!

Privacy, Data Protection & Surveillance

Whether privacy-by-design, GDPR or surveillance impact assessments: Use the opportunity to present and discuss current research work!

To turn back the hands of time

One look at your smartphone and it’s been hours. Do we gain more time by using smart apps or do we get lost in the digital world?

About HIIG

The HIIG researches the development of the internet from a societal perspective with the aim to better understand the digitalisation of all spheres of life.

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