Press release (in German) on the kick-off of the project Digital REseArch Mining (DREAM) organised by HIIG and the FZI Forschungszentrum Informatik. Throughout the project, researchers of both institutes will be developing an open access platform giving free and easy access to scientific literature. The research is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education…Read More
The current rapid social and technological change brings about enormous uncertainties – a great need for explanations and sense-making but also of shaping our common future. The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) and the German Federal Agency for Civic Education (bpb) are starting a high-profile lecture series with great European thinkers…Read More
Representatives of 15 European internet research institutes are launching a hub for scientific exchange and cooperation in Europe. The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) is developing the research platform and will be coordinating the cooperation for the first two years. HIIG Director Wolfgang Schulz: “The European Hub within the Global Network…Read More
HIIG-researcher Christian Katzenbach receives dissertation award „Medien – Kultur – Kommunikation“ for model of communication scientific governance research.
Katzenbach’s “Die Regeln digitaler Kommunikation” analyses how algorithms, copyright and privacy are discussed and regulated in a digitised society.
HIIG organises Game Jam – Unveil the privacy threat, an innovative workshop to sensitise citizens and companies for privacy and security risks through serious games. HIIG-project lead Max von Grafenstein: “Data-driven companies should finally be able to find effective measures to protect user data and estimate the risks of data usage.” Berlin, 19 September 2017…Read More