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Interview: Gender inequality and politic

We spoke to political sociologist Catherine Bolzendahl about the gendered differences in political participation, and why men seem to benefit more from online spaces than women.

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WJDS Special Issue

Special issue of the Weizenbaum Journal of the Digital Society: “Fostering Societal Values in Digital Times – Peace, Care, and Tech Regulation”.

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Research Foci


19.04.2024 - 26.04.2024

09:00 Uhr - 17:00 Uhr | online, Language: English




Workshop for Module 3 (QPD): Visualizing Science - Graphical Abstracts

Together with the Bavarian Research Institute for Digital Transformation (bidt) and the Center for Advanced Internet Studies (CAIS), we offer a Qualification program in digitalization research (QPD), which includes various workshops.


17:00 Uhr - 18:30 Uhr | Weizenbaum Institute, Hardenbergstraße 32, 10623 Berlin, Room: Event Hall


Ensuring Ethical AI: Guardrails without a Human in the Loop

This talk will be given by Weizenbaum Fellow Nicholas Berente, Professor of IT, Analytics, and Operations at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business.

23.05.2024 - 24.05.2024

13:00 Uhr - 15:30 Uhr | Weizenbaum-Institut, Hardenbergstraße 32, 10623 Berlin


Expertise in digital Transformation

Conference of the Research Group “Reorganization of Knowledge Practices” in cooperation with the DGS-Section “Science and Technology Studies”.

17.06.2024 - 18.06.2024

10:00 Uhr - 19:00 Uhr | Silent Green Kulturquartier in Berlin

Weizenbaum Conference

Weizenbaum Conference 2024: Uncertain journeys into digital futures

The Weizenbaum Institute is organizing its sixth Annual Conference: “Uncertain journeys into digital futures: Inter- and transdisciplinary research for mitigating wicked societal and environmental problems”. The conference will take place at Silent Green Kulturquartier in Berlin from 17 to 18 June…

08.07.2024 - 10.07.2024

10:00 Uhr - 11:30 Uhr | Day 1 starts at 10, day 3 ends at 11:30


PhD Research Retreat 2024

The Research Retreat has been part of the Institute’s programme since the outset. It takes place once a year over a period of three to five days providing a space for researchers to work on theses or other collaborative projects without outside distraction.

23.09.2024 - 26.09.2024

09:00 Uhr - 16:00 Uhr | Berlin, detailed information on location and schedule will follow soon


PhD Summer School 2024: Gender, AI and Inclusive Work

The summer school is a joint project between the Weizenbaum Institute and FES Future of Work and takes place annually. The number of places is limited to a maximum of 16 PhD students from Social Science or related disciplines. The selection of participants is based on peer review and the excellence…

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