Lab Platform Governance, Media and Technology (PGMT)

Author: Dennis Redeker

  • PGMT member presents two papers at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

    PGMT member presents two papers at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

    Member of ZeMKI and the PGMT Lab Dr. Dennis Redeker presented two papers at the Centre for Media and Journalism Studies at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen. The centre and the university are a close partner of ZeMKI and the University of Bremen respectively and Dennis had been invited by Professor Marianne Franklin to present two papers in Groningen on…

  • Interdisciplinary Erasmus+ blended-intensive programme a success

    Interdisciplinary Erasmus+ blended-intensive programme a success

    More than 20 students and ten instructors from universities across Europe spent a week in beautiful Padova for the final phase and highlight of their Erasmus+ “blended-intensive programme” (BIP). The in-person component of the BIP “Digital Constitutionalism and Platform Governance” took place in late September at the Department of Political Science, Law and International Studies…

  • Social media governance discussion with three Georgian legal scholars

    Social media governance discussion with three Georgian legal scholars

    On 2 November 2023, at Haus der Wissenschaft, three guest speakers from Georgia participated in a public panel discussion with host and PGMT member Dr. Dennis Redeker. The two-hour session was moderated by PGMT member Vasilisa Kuznetsova. The public event under the auspices of ZeMKI, University of Bremen, included a lively discussion with a small…

  • Public panel discussion on social media governance in Georgia and beyond

    Public panel discussion on social media governance in Georgia and beyond

    On Thursday, 02 November 2023, Member of the ZeMKI’s Platform Governance, Media, and Technology Lab Dr. Dennis Redeker convenes a panel discussion entitled “Building Trust in the Digital Age: How to fight hate and misinformation on social media – in Georgia and beyond”. The public event will take place at 17:00-19:00h at Haus der Wissenschaft…

  • PGMT member presents at the UN IGF in Kyoto

    PGMT member presents at the UN IGF in Kyoto

    Member of ZeMKI and the Platform Governance, Media, and Technology Lab, Dr. Dennis Redeker, attends the 2023 United Nations Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Kyoto, Japan to conduct research and present research and teaching activities. In Japan, Dennis pursues background conversations, individual interviews and focus group interviews with stakeholders in the UN Global Digital Compact consultation and negotiation processes. This research is part…

  • New book by Dennis Redeker (PGMT) and colleagues: “The Content Governance Dilemma”

    New book by Dennis Redeker (PGMT) and colleagues: “The Content Governance Dilemma”

    In July 2023, PGMT member Dr. Dennis Redeker – together with Dr. Edoardo Celeste (Dublin City University), Dr. Nicola Palladino (Trinity College Dublin) and Dr. Kinfe Yilma (Addis Ababa University) – published a new book with Palgrave Macmillan. “The Content Governance Dilemma: Digital Constitutionalism, Social Media and the Search for a Global Standard” can be…

  • PGMT member’s research supported by Data Science Center Seed Grant

    PGMT member’s research supported by Data Science Center Seed Grant

    The Data Science Center (DSC) at the University of Bremen supports research by PGMT Lab Dr. Dennis Redeker, which is planned at the intersection of data science and methods development for social scientific survey research. Large-scale cross-national surveys in the social sciences are normally run as face-to-face surveys which makes them extremely resource-intensive. Online surveys,…

  • ZeMKI/PGMT participates in interdisciplinary Erasmus+ blended-intensive programme

    ZeMKI/PGMT participates in interdisciplinary Erasmus+ blended-intensive programme

    Students of the BA Communication and Media Studies and the two MA programs at ZeMKI, University of Bremen, participate in a transnational blended learning experience funded by the Erasmus+ program. More than a dozen students from ZeMKI’s programs and the university’s Political Science MA study programs participate in a so-called “blended-intensive programme” (BIP), a relatively…

  • Attitudes toward the Global Digital Compact consultation process: Dennis Redeker presents at GIG-ARTS 2023

    Attitudes toward the Global Digital Compact consultation process: Dennis Redeker presents at GIG-ARTS 2023

    This week, on 16 May, lab member Dr. Dennis Redeker presented a paper on people’s attitudes toward the Global Digital Compact consultations at the annual GIG-ARTS Internet governance research conference. The vibrant GIG-ARTS 2023 took place at the University of Padova, one of the Europe’s oldest universities. The Global Digital Compact (GDC) consultations are currently…