Global Digital Cultures Grant for Andreas Schuck

Andreas S. together with colleagues from Anthropology and Media Studies received a grant from the Global Digital Cultures RPA for the project ‘From Climate Change to COVID-19: Communicating complexity and collective trauma through digital memes‘. The project starts in September and will run for one year and examines the ways in which memes are entangled in the daily cultural…

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Bert Bakker awarded the Paul Lazarsfeld Professorhip at the University of Vienna

From December 14 – 18, Bert is the Paul Lazarsfeld Professor at the Faculty of Social Science of University of Vienna. The professorship is awarded to outstanding scholars with an innovative profile in the areas of theory and methodology in the social sciences. Bert will teach a graduate course on Transparency in the Social Science for PhD students, give…

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NORFACE DATADRIVEN has kicked off

The NORFACE project DATADRIVEN has kicked-off on December 1. Lukas, Susan, Claes, Sophie M. and Sanne will participate in an online meeting.  DATADRIVEN studies if data-driven campaigns using online microtargeting techniques are a threat to democracy. The studies will focus on micro (consequences for citizens), meso (consequences for political elites), and macro level effects (consequences for democracy).

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Talks and Travels

Judith is in Copenhagen to speak at the the AI 360 Human Brain workshop. The workshop will bring together recognized experts for a multi-dimensional and thorough treatment of AI and its implications for our future societies. The outcome is a report delivered to the European Commission, the Human Brain Project, and feed into a Europe-wide citizen engagement process on AI during the summer and…

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