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Fair Machine Learning: Research Seminar with Sandra Wachter

On 9 February 2021, we are proud to welcome Prof. Sandra Wachter (University of Oxford) as a guest speaker in our ENS research seminar. She will present a paper on fairness in machine learning and its implications for EU non-discrimination law - an area she has already worked on intensely.

Professor Wachter is an Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow focusing on law and ethics of Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, and robotics as well as internet regulation at the Oxford Internet Institute at the University of Oxford.

Student and Research Assistants wanted!

Apply before 26 January 2021
You can now apply to join Prof. Philipp Hacker’s team at the ENS Chair for Law and Ethics of the Digital Society. We are looking for two student / research assistants (5-8 hours/week). Check out the full description (in German) and apply before 26 January 2021:

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A Social Science Perspective on Digital Transformation

Live Event with Prof. Lauri Wessel

What role do the identity of an organization and its specific approaches and practices play in its digital transformation? On Friday, 19 February 2021, ENS Prof. Lauri Wessel will address this question from a social science perspective, contrasting two examples from public service and the private sector. The event is organized by gfa | public.

Participation in the online event is free upon registration, presentation language is German.

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Digitalization - a Modernization Push for Science

Symposium with Prof. Ulrike Klinger

Livestream on 17-18 February 2021: ENS Professor Ulrike Klinger will join a symposium organized by the Hanns Martin Schleyer Foundation in cooperation with the Heinz Nixdorf Foundation and the Technical University of Berlin. The conference will be a platform for exchange and debate with leading representatives from science, politics, business and the media jointly seeking solutions for a competitive – and at the same time responsible - digital transformation. Save your seat to watch the livestream.

Please note that the event will be held in German.

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Opening Ceremony

22 October 2020, 18:00
European New School
Collegium Polonicum

On 22nd of October we will celebrate the start of the European New School of Digital Studies. Join our event virtually and be part of the panel discussion on challenges and opportunities of Academia in the 21st century. Enjoy the performance of the Berlin-based artist ricoloop, who creates spectacular electro-acoustic sound collages with his loop station.

Eager to join virtually?

LIVESTREAM

Opening Program

Grand Opening Program 22/10/2020 AT 6 P.M. CEST

Music: ricoloop


Welcome Messages


Prof. Dr. Julia von Blumenthal

President of European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)

Prof. Dr. TADEUSZ WALLAS

Vice-Rector of Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan

DR. MANJA SCHÜLE

Minister for Science, Research and Culture of the State of Brandenburg

ELZBIETA ANNA POLAK

Marshal of the Lubuskie Voivodeship

ANNE-MARIE DESCOTES

Ambassador of the French Republic to Germany (video message)

Panel Discussion - „The University Worth Fighting For“
MODERATION: PROF DR. JÜRGEN NEYER, DIRECTOR OF THE EUROPEAN NEW SCHOOL OF DIGITAL STUDIES
Nishant Shah

ArtEZ University for the Arts, NL

Linda Walter

Future Challenges

Dr. Paul von Bünau

idalab, Agency for Data Science

Unconference: Internet & Human Rights in the digital age

25 October 2019
Collegium Polonicum

The Centre for Internet & Human Rights and the ENS hosted an unconference with scientists and practitioners to discuss theoretical foundations for human rights in the digital age and their practical implications.

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Digitalization and Democracy

2/3 September 2019
Center for Advanced Internet Studies Bochum

The workshop brought together scientists from different areas of political and communication science to analyse and discuss theoretical norms and empirical implications of the digital age for democracy.

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AI-Based Scenario Research

12 April 2019
European University Viadrina

In cooperation with the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) and Deloitte’s Center for the Long View participants from Viadrina assessed and debated the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in scenario-based research.

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European Digital Society

21 March 2019
European University Viadrina

The workshop provided an overview on pertinent research at Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan, the Panthéon-Sorbonne
and the European University Viadrina related to understanding and criticizing the emerging European digital society.

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Competing Digital Geopolitics: China and the EU

21 February 2019
German Institute for International & Security Affairs (SWP)

In cooperation with the Chair for European and International Politics at the European University Viadrina, Deloitte’s Center for the Long View and SWP the workshop shed light on an AI-based scenario methodology to develop scenarios on digital geopolitics.

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