Internet research suffers from a lack of collaboration between academic and civil society communities. This workshop seeks to bringing together scholars and activists with diverse backgrounds and research interests to discuss modes of cooperation. CIHR fellow Jillian C. York and Nathalie Maréchal co-organize the event in Berlin, Germany.
What are the challenges for e-democracy in Ukraine? Can citizens and state collaborate on new e-democracy solutions? To help answer these questions, the CIHR will host a workshop with Dmytro Khutkyy.
The re:publica conference brings together activists, scientists, hackers, entrepreneurs, NGOs, journalists, social media and marketing experts, and many others to discuss the future of information society. Check out the talks by CIHR’s staff and fellows at re:publica 2016.
On March 8, 2016, a group of experts will meet at Viadrina to initiate a new research project on Internet Policy in Eastern Partnership countries . The goal of this project is to research the development of internet policies in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine.
How is internet policy developed in countries of the Eastern Partnership? Will shifting geopolitical alliances have an impact on internet policy in Ukraine or Armenia? On March 8, we will bring together scholars interested in answering those questions.
CPDP 2016 is taking place this week in Brussels, the theme is “[in]visibilities and infrastructures”. Here is an overview of some panels with CIHR participation.
The 10th annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum has been taking place in João Pessoa, Brazil, on 10 to 13 November 2015. This year’s theme is “Evolution of Internet Governance: Empowering Sustainable Development”.
The working group on human rights of the German association for political science is organizing a one-day conference entitled “Menschenrechte im ‘Cyberraum'” in cooperation with Schader Stiftung and supported by CIHR.
“It has been a year since the German government published Digital Agenda 2014-2017. But the debate about the role of Internet in foreign policy cannot lose steam now”, said Ben Wagner, the director of CIHR, after a discussion organized by the SWP between politicians, government officials and academics yesterday.