New Lecture Series on Digital Humanism: Invited talks by outstanding speakers!

The EC group is organising a new Lecture Series on Digital Humanism, supported by the Vienna Science and Technology Fund WWTF, starting this winter term!

We have invited the following outstanding guest speakers:

6 November, 5.00 P.M. (EI 9 Hlawka HS):
Susan J. Winter, Associate Dean for Research and Co-Director of the Center for Advanced Study of Communities and Information at the University of Maryland, College of Information Studies, Title of the talk: "Cui bono? A Sociotechnical View of Smart Cities"

20 November, 5.00 P.M. (EI 3 Sahulka HS):
Gerfried Stocker, Artistic Director of Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria. Title of the talk: "Humanizing Technology through Arts".

18 December, 5.00 P.M. (EI 3 Sahulka HS):
Edward A. Lee, Professor Emeritus at the University of California at Berkeley, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences Department. Title of the talk: "The Coevolution of Humans and Machines".

8 January 2020, 5.00 P.M. (FH 8 Nöbauer HS):
Julian Nida-Rümelin, Professor at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Chair of Philosophy and Political Theory, Title of the talk: "Digitaler Humanismus".

The talks are open for the public, the dates are also announced on the TISS page of the accompanying course on Digital Humanism (also starting this winter term) and on the websites of the Faculty of Informatics and of the EC-group.