The Department of Legal Theory and Future of Law
and the Digital Science Center (DiSC)
of the University of Innsbruck present the lecture series Innsbruck Digital Dialogue. The event series is hosted and organised by Prof. Dr. Matthias C. Kettemann
, speaker of the research programme "Regulatory Structures and Rule Formation in Digital Communication Spaces" at the HBI and professor at the Department of Legal Theory and Future of Law
since September 2021, and Dr. Clara Rauchegger
, assistant professor at the University of Innsbruck and head of the Department of Legal Theory and Future of Law.
Registration in advance is necessary for participation in the lecture series. Please register at this email address
. The access data will be sent to you by email before the start of the event.
You can download the programme here as a PDF file
14 October 2021, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Blockchain and Public Law
Giovanni de Gregorio, Postdoctoral Fellow, Oxford Internet Institute
11 November 2021, 1.30 p.m. - 2.30 p.m.
Der psychotechnologische Komplex – Die Automatisierung mentaler Prozesse als demokratietheoretisches Problem [
The Psychotechnological Complex - The Automation of Mental Processes as a Problem of Democratic Theory]
Bernd Bösel, Institut für Künste und Medien, Universität Potsdam
9 December 2021, 1.30 p.m. - 2.30 p.m.
Silicon Values: The Future of Free Speech under Surveillance Capitalism
Jillian C. York Electronic Frontier Foundation
13 January 2022, 1.30 p.m. - 2.30 p.m.
Horizontalwirkung im Vergleich. Ein Plädoyer für die Geltung der Grundrechte zwischen Privaten [
Horizontal Effect in Comparison. A Plea for the Validity of Fundamental Rights between Private Parties]
Andreas Kulick, University of Tübingen
10 March, 1.30 p.m. - 2.30 p.m.
The Internet in Everything: Freedom and Security in a World with No Off Switch
Laura DeNardis, Professor, School of Communication, American University
14 April 2022 1.30 p.m. - 2.30 p.m.
Breaking the Social Media Prism: How to Make Our Platforms Less Polarizing
Chris Bail, Professor of Sociology, Public Policy, and Data Science, Duke University; Director of the
12 May 2022, 1.30 p.m. - 2.30 p.m.
Russia's Approach to Artificial Intelligence
Daria Gritsenko, Assistant Professor in Russian Big Data Methodology, Aleksanteri Institute - Finnish Centre for Russian and East European Studies, Universität Helsinki
9 June 2022, 1.30 p.m. - 2.30 p.m.
Online-Popkulturen [Online Pop Cultures]
Elisabeth Holzleithner, Professor for Legal Philosophy, University of Vienna