Future Research Agenda The Centre for Internet & Human Rights has been going through a transition period at the beginning of 2019. CIHR Director Joanna Bronowicka has stepped down fromRead More
In this interdisciplinary study, we examine how digital platforms, which offer food delivery service, use a mobile application for management of their workforce. Drawing on interviews with self-employed riders at Deliveroo and employed riders at Foodora, we compare how app-based management functions in these different legal models under the German law.
Join us for two workshops about hate speech on the Internet.
Event: Can Social Media Influence Elections? Time: July 12, 2017 from 18.30 – 21.00 Place: Universität der Künste, Hardenbergstraße 33, 10623 Berlin Register: By filling out the form here or send anRead More
Social media and digital technologies created a new media ecosystem that has become a challenge for democracy and its institutions – especially during elections. The fake news debate is symptomatic of this change.
Event: Social networks and populism in the EU Time: May 30, 2017 from 18.00 – 20.00 Guest: Paul-Jasper Dittrich, Research Fellow at Jacques Delors Institut – Berlin Moderator: Joanna Bronowicka,Read More
On May 30, 2017 we will launch the debate with the first seminar on Social Networks and Populism with an expert from Jacques Delors Institut. On July 12, we host a lecture by dr Michał Kosinski, a psychologist and data scientist from Stanford University who developed a method to analyze people based on their Facebook activity.
A CIHR fellow explains how an algorithm is used by Polish job centres to sort the unemployed into three profiles. He analyses how lack of transparency of the algorithm and safeguards against errors of the system creates tension with the human and social rights of the unemployed.