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Prof. Dr. Jeanette Hofmann

Jeanette Hofmann
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Division Communication Theory and Media Effects

Professor

Address
Garystr. 55
14195 Berlin

Office hours

By arrangement only! Please contact the secretary Antje Wolters by email: antje.wolters@fu-berlin.de

  • Since 01/2017: Professor of Internet Politics, Freie Universität Berlin

  • Since 01/2014: Honorary Professor of Internet Politics, Central Institute of Further Education at Universität der Künste Berlin

  • Since 10/2013: Head of the Project Group "The Internet Policy Field", WZB

  • Since 2013: Head of the research group "Politics of Digitalization", Berlin Social Science Center (WZB)

  • Since April 2012: Director of the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society

  • 10/2010 to 09/2013: Member of Research Unit "Cultural Sources of Newness", WZB

  • 2010 to 2013: Expert member, Parliamentary Enquiry Commission Internet and Digital Society, Deutscher Bundestag

  • 10/2007 to 09/2010: Researcher at London School of Economics and Political Science, Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation

  • 2003 to 2006: Member of the Collaborative Research Center 597 "Transformations of the State", Subproject "Regulation and Legitimation on the Internet", University of Bremen

  • 2003 to 2004: Interim professor for Politics and Communication, Department of Political Science, University Duisburg-Essen

  • 2000 to 2007: Fellow and Program Leader, Internet Governance, Research Units "Innovation und Organisation" & "New Forms of Governance", WZB

  • 1995 to 1999: Member of Project Group "Kulturraum Internet" in the Research Unit "Organization and Technology", WZB

  • 1992: Dr. rer. pol., Free University of Berlin, Thesis: Implizite Theorien in der Politik. Interpretationsprobleme regionaler Modernisierungspolitik. [Implicit Theories in Policy Discourse. An Inquiry into the Interpretations of Reality in German Technology Policy]

Summer term 2022:

  • Seminar 28842: Was ist Digitalpolitik und kann man sie untersuchen?

Winter term 2021/22:

  • Seminar 28811: Künstliche Intelligenz und Gesellschaft

Summer term 2021:

  • Seminar 28841: Internet Policy

Winter term 2020/21:

  • Seminar 28812: Digitalisierung und Demokratie

Summer term 2020:

  • Seminar 28841: Netzpolitik

Winter term 2019/20:

  • Seminar 28812: Theorien des Digitalen: Gesellschaft, Wirtschaft, Politik

Summer term 2019:

  • Seminar 28811: Theorien des Digitalen: Gesellschaft, Wirtschaft, Politik

Winter term 2018/19:

  • Seminar 28811: Digitalisierung und Demokratie

Summer term 2018:

  • Seminar 28810: Technik - Gesellschaft - Kommunikation: Künstliche Intelligenz und die Frage gesellschaftlicher Kontrolle

Winter term 2017/18:

  • Seminar 28815: Theorie und Empirie der Internetpolitik

Summer term 2017:

  • Seminar 28861: Big Data: Kritik der algorithmischen Macht

Winter term 16/17:

  • Seminar 28862: Democracy reloaded: Demokratieverständnisse in der digitalen Gesellschaft

Research Fields:

  • Governance theory
  • Internet governance
  • Internet policy
  • Transnational regulation
  • Empirical copyright law
  • Emergence of policy fields
  • Digital society
  • Science and technology studies
  • Hofmann, Jeanette (2016): "Open Access. Ein Lackmustest". In: Thomas Dreier/Veronika Fischer/Anne van Raay/Indra Spiecker gen. Döhmann (Hg.): Informationen der öffentlichen Hand – Zugang und Nutzung. Studien zur Informationsfreiheit, Bd. Bd. 3. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, S. 511-535.
  • Hofmann, Jeanette/Katzenbach, Christian/Gollatz, Kirsten (2016): "Between Coordination and Regulation. Finding the Governance in Internet Governance". In: New Media & Society, advance access, 31.03.2016, online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1461444816639975.
  • Hofmann, Jeanette (2016): "Multi-Stakeholderism in Internet Governance. Putting a Fiction into Practice". In: Journal of Cyber Policy, Vol. 1, No. 1, S. 29-49.
  • Hofmann, Jeanette/Bergemann, Benjamin (2016): "Die informierte Einwilligung. Ein Datenschutzphantom - Beitrag zum 20. Berliner Kolloquium der Daimler und Benz Stiftung "Der Datenmensch - Über Freiheit und Selbstbestimmung in der digitalen Welt", 11. Mai 2016". In: Spektrum der Wissenschaft Kompakt, 04.10.2016, S. 50-59.
  • Kreutzer, Till/Christiansen, Per/Gehlen, Dirk von/Hofmann, Jeanette/Klimpel, Paul/Köklü, Kaya/Otto, Philipp/Schindler, Mathias/Wattig, Leander/Renner, Tim (2016): "The Berlin Gedankenexperiment on the Restructuring of Copyright Law and Author's Rights. Creators - Exploiters - Non-commercial Users - Intermediaries". In: JIPITEC - Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and E-Commerce Law, Vol. 7, No. 2, S. 76-87.
  • Haunss, Sebastian/Hofmann, Jeanette (2015): "Entstehung von Politikfeldern – Bedingungen einer Anomalie". In: Der moderne Staat - Zeitschrift für Public Policy, Recht und Management, Jg. 8, H. 1, Schwerpunktheft "Entstehung und Wandel von Politikfeldern", herausgegeben von Sebastian Haunss, S. 29-49.
  • Hofmann, Jeanette (2015): Constellations of Trust and Distrust in Internet Governance. Rochester, NY: Social Science Resarch Network. (aus: Report of the Expert Group 'Risks of Eroding Trust - Foresight on the Medium-Term Implications for European Research and Innovation Policies,TRUSTFORESIGHT', European Commission, Brussels - available at SSRN)
  • Hofmann, Jeanette (2013): "Narratives of Copyright Enforcement. The Upward Ratchet and the Sleeping Giant". In: Revue française d'études américaines, No. 134/4e Trimestre 2012, S. 64-80.
  • Hofmann, Jeanette (2013): "Information Governance in Transition. Lessons to Be Learned from Google Books". In: Ian Brown (Ed.): Research Handbook on Governance of the Internet. Cheltenham/Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, S. 71-98.
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