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Towards a world beyond neoliberalism: The second manifesto of convivialism

After the Convivialist Manifesto of the year 2013, a second version is published now. Building upon the first manifesto, an initiative of mostly French intellectuals, the second manifesto was drafted by Alain Caillé, professor emeritus of sociology, and after international…

Online information governance – more expression, less freedom?

Under this motto the Fourth European Multidisciplinary Conference on Global Internet Governance Actors, Regulations, Transactions and Strategies (GIG-ARTS) will take place 7-8 May 2020 in Vienna. It is organised by the Media Governance and Industries Research Lab & Jean Monnet Centre of…

Europe: crisis, social media and governance from below

This work concentrates on the emergence of ‘governance from below’ (civil society organisations, non-governmental organisations, self-organised networks, social movements) in Europe during the crisis. In particular, it investigates how social movements utilise the Internet in order to represent themselves as…

Joint project on “Information Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability”

The Faculty of Informatics and Statistics of the University of Economics in Prague (FIS) and The Institute for a Global Sustainable Information Society (GSIS) signed a Memorandum on a joint project on Information Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability. This project shall…

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