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The Web Science Institute was excited to have Professor Jeanette Hofmann deliver a Distinguished Lecture at the University of Southampton on Friday 14 October.

Published: 3 November 2016
Professor Jeanette Hofmann

Professor Hofmann of the Social Science Research Centre Berlin (WZB) gave a talk entitled "Democratic self-determination in a digital age".

Professor Hofmann is a political scientist and heads the project group The Internet Policy Field at the Social Science Research Centre Berlin (WZB). She is also one of the founding directors of the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) in Berlin. Jeanette Hofmann is honorary professor of internet politics at the Central Institute of Further Education at the Berlin University of the Arts (UDK). She was a member of the Enquete Commission on Internet and Digital Society of the German Bundestag from 2010 to 2013. Jeanette Hofmann’s latest publications focus on conceptualizing Internet Governance, the emergence of internet politics as a new policy domain in Germany and the role of trust in the global regulation of the Internet.

Read more about the talk that Professor Hofmann gave here.

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