Following a two-year pandemic break, the Media Law Summer School, co-organised by the HBI, took place again in Delhi, India, from 20 to 26 March. In addition to Director Wolfgang Schulz
, HBI research assistants Vincent Hofmann
and Christian Ollig
took part. This year's topic was "Platform Governance".
The Summer School brought together students and teachers from Germany, India, and Brazil for an intensive week of lectures, discussions and interactive learning tasks. Participants learned from leading experts and presented their own research topics. The programme included lectures on topics such as "Facebook Oversight Board", "Content Moderation & Inauthentic Behaviour" or "Platform Transparency". The academic programme run from 20 to 26 March 2023 and was accompanied by various excursions.
The Summer School was organised by the Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI) and the Faculty of Law of the University of Hamburg
(UNESCO Chair on Freedom of Communication), the CCG
in Delhi, the Global Network of Internet & Society Research Centers
and the Institute for Technology & Society of Rio de Janeiro
Hamburg, 26 March 2023
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