September 2017

Digitale Demokratie: Symposium #DigiDem17 [Digital Democracy: Symposium #DigiDem17]

Science meets Politics and the Media at the Dresden Symposium "Digitale Revolution in der Demokratie – Algorithmen und die Rolle von Intermediären: Wie Google, Facebook und Co. die Demokratie verändern [Digital Revolution in Democracy - Algorithms and the Role of Intermediaries: How Google, Facebook and Co. Change Democracy]". Including: Prof. Dr. Uwe Hasebrink with a keynote on "Individuelle Informationsrepertoires und ihr Beitrag zur Refiguration von Öffentlichkeiten [Individual Information Repertoires and Their Contribution to the Refiguration of Publics]". The registration is possible until 15 September 2017. There is no participation fee for this symposium.

Infos zur Veranstaltung


DORMERO Hotel Dresden City
Kreischaer Str. 2
01219 Dresden

The symposium brings researchers and practioners together and will encourage the exchange of findings. Speakers include Prof. Dr. Uwe Hasebrink, Director of the Hans-Bredow-Institut, and columnist for the Spiegel online Christian Stöcker.

The 30-minutes contributions will mainly focus on both days of the event on three developments: news usage via intermediaries, algorithmic structural change & augmented selectivity and algorithms in practice.

A highlight of the symposium is the panel discussion on Friday night concerning "Algorithmen im Wahlkampf – wie stark ist ihr Einfluss? [Algorithms in Election Campaigns - How Much Influence Do They Have?] (Chaired by: Peter Stawowy).

You find more information on the symposium and the organisation of both days here (in German only).

The registration is possible until 15 September 2017. There is no participation fee for this symposium.

Contact person

Prof. Dr. Uwe Hasebrink

Prof. Dr. Uwe Hasebrink

Leibniz-Institut für Medienforschung │ Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI)
Rothenbaumchaussee 36
20148 Hamburg

Tel. +49 (0)40 450 21 70
Fax +49 (0)40 45 02 17 77




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