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Pre-ISA Workshop Agenda

Digital Democracy: Global Dimensions Workshop Agenda - March 26 2019

Mar 24, 2019

Digital Democracy: Transformation and Public Contestations Mini-Workshop

Organized by: Sara Bannerman, Tony Porter and Netina Tan

Sep 15, 2018

Our research aims to understand and address the challenges and opportunities that digital technologies are creating for democracies.

These technologies can facilitate elections and democratic decision-making and empower citizens and activists, but also disrupt democracy with fake news, micro-targeted hate speech, or intensified surveillance. Digitization is reshaping the boundaries between public and private and have an impact on democracy. Types of rules such as computer code and user agreements are constituting new forms of governance that challenges traditional notions of democracy.