Category Archives: Announcement

The Public Service Media and Public Service Internet Manifesto signed by Jürgen Habermas, Noam Chomsky et al.

This manifesto (launched by an online event) is now available in several languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, German. You can sign here. See the full list of the signatories here (at the end of the english version). Today, 880 signatories are…

Forthcoming lectures of the ASPR International Civilian Peacebuilding Training Programme (IPT) dedicated to “Homeland Earth”

This is an invitation to join lectures of the IPT. The IPT team writes: This year’s IPT Online Lecture Series is part of the ASPR’s campaign on “Homeland Earth – Terre Patrie”, where we engage with the polcy-crises humanity encounters in…

Digital Humanism workshop and other IS4SI Summit events submission deadline extension until 15 June 2021

The deadline for some abstract submissions to conferences, workshops or other events at the IS4SI Summit 12-19 September 2021 has been extended to 15 June 2021. This holds for our workshop on Digital Humanism – How to shape digitalisation in…

Learning from the past and building the new normal – the IS4SI Summit 2021

The biannual Summit of the International Society for the Study of Information will, according to the pandemic situation, take place online from 12 to 19 September 2021. It is made up of several conferences and particular workshops and symposia under…

The structural transformation of the public sphere in times of digitalisation

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie and Österreichische Gesellschaft für Soziologie will hold a common congress at the WU Vienna on Post Corona Society, 23-25 August 2021 (online/hybrid). Sebastian Sevignani and Martin Seeliger will organise an ad-hoc group on the digital, structural…