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Message posted on 20/05/2019

CfP: Hamburg Interdisciplinary Summer School “Governance Technologies: Privacy, Fairness & Transparency” (16.-19.9.2019)

Dear colleagues,

we invite applications for the Hamburg Interdisciplinary Summer School
“Governance Technologies: Privacy, Fairness & Transparency” (Hamburg,
This summer school invites young scholars PhD candidates or
early-career Post-Doc researchers interested in this interdisciplinary
intersection of philosophy, computer science and law. The summer school
provides them with the opportunity to connect and engage with outstanding
researchers and peers to acquire new insights and get feedback on their
current research.

The keynote speakers and faculty of the summer school include:
Professor Nikolas Guggenberger, Universität Münster (Germany) & Information
Society Project (Yale University, USA)
Professor Mireille Hillebrandt, Vrije Universiteit Brussels (Belgium) &
Radboud University Nijmegen (Netherlands)
Professor Bart Jacobs, Radboud University Nijmegen (Netherlands)
Professor Niva Elkin-Koren, Haifa University (Israel) & associate faculty at
the Berkman Klein Center, Harvard University (USA)
Interested participants are requested to apply by submitting an abstract
summarizing current research of max. one page (about 500 words). Applicants
should send the abstract and a CV to Mattis Jacobs, .
The abstracts should be submitted no later than June 16.

The participation is free of charge. Participants need to cover travel
expenses, accommodation, and some meals. We will provide information about
accommodation and local information to accepted participants.

The summer school is organised by the University of Hamburg (Department of
Informatics), the University of Technology Hamburg (Institute for Software
Systems), and the Leibniz Institute for Media Research│Hans-Bredow-Institut
(HBI) and will take place at the guest house of the Universität Hamburg and
the adjacent Leibniz Institute for Media Research│Hans-Bredow-Institute
(Rothenbaumchaussee 34/36, D-20148 Hamburg), September 16-19, 2019.
Find more information on the summer school at

Please feel free to share this Call for Participation within your networks. In
case of any queries, please contact Mattis Jacobs, .

With best regards on behalf of the organizing team,

Mattis Jacobs & Judith Simon

Judith Simon
Professor for Ethics in Information Technology
University of Hamburg
Department of Informatics
Vogt-Kölln-Str. 30
22527 Hamburg

Tel: + 49 (0)40 42883 2020


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