6146 Interdisziplinäres Research Seminar Law, Ethics and Data
Univ.Prof. Dr. Sarah Spiekermann-Hoff, Univ.Prof. Dr. Axel Polleres, Dr. Benjamin Wagner
  • LV-Typ
  • Semesterstunden
  • Unterrichtssprache
01.02.2019 bis 26.02.2019
Anmeldung über LPIS
Hinweise zur LV
Planpunkt(e) Doktorat/PhD
Wochentag Datum Uhrzeit Raum
Mittwoch 27.02.2019 15:00 - 16:30 D2.1.103
Mittwoch 06.03.2019 15:00 - 16:30 D2.1.103
Mittwoch 13.03.2019 15:00 - 16:30 D2.1.103
Mittwoch 20.03.2019 15:00 - 16:30 D2.1.103
Mittwoch 27.03.2019 15:00 - 16:30 D2.1.103
Mittwoch 03.04.2019 15:00 - 16:30 D2.1.103
Mittwoch 10.04.2019 15:00 - 16:30 D2.1.103
Mittwoch 17.04.2019 15:00 - 16:30 D2.1.103
Mittwoch 08.05.2019 15:00 - 16:30 D2.1.103
Mittwoch 15.05.2019 15:00 - 16:30 D2.1.103
Mittwoch 22.05.2019 15:00 - 16:30 D2.1.103
Mittwoch 29.05.2019 15:00 - 16:30 D2.1.103
Mittwoch 05.06.2019 15:00 - 16:30 D2.1.103
Mittwoch 12.06.2019 15:00 - 16:30 D2.1.103
Mittwoch 19.06.2019 15:00 - 16:30 D2.1.103
Mittwoch 26.06.2019 15:00 - 16:30 D2.1.103

Inhalte der LV

This seminar is held every week with leading experts presenting their thoughts and research results on ehical issues in information systems.
The topics chosen are highly timely, inlcuding matters such as human rights in IT, privacy in system design, questions of democracy and freedom in the face of digital surveillance, challenges around hate speech, etc. The talks that have taken palce in past semesters  give a good insight into what to expect. They can be found here:

Lernergebnisse (Learning Outcomes)

Students will learn of core subject matters debated in the research field of private & sustainable computing.

Regelung zur Anwesenheit

We expect weekly attendance.


This seminar will see presentations by major experts in their field of privacy & sustainable computing. The experts invited to speak at this seminar are are mostly external experts from other unversities and research institutes. But the seminar also sees some presentations from our own staff to ensure everyone is 'a-jour' on what the Privacy & Sustainability Lab is currently doing.

Leistung(en) für eine Beurteilung

50%  in-class participation

50%  reflection & readings

Teilnahmevoraussetzung(en) und Vergabe von Wartelistenplätzen

Anyone who is interested in private & sustainable computing can participate in this seminar. That is: We also welcome students from the law school, from business ethics, from computer science, etc.

The research staff of WU's Privacy & Sustainability Lab is expected to be present in this seminar.


1 Autor/in: EU Parliament and the Councial

REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEANPARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016 on the protection of naturalpersons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movementof such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data ProtectionRegulation)

Verlag: Official Journal of the European Union, EU Parliament and the Councial, Editor: Brussels
Jahr: 2016
2 Autor/in: S. Spiekermann

Ethical IT Innovation - A Value-based System Design Approach 

Verlag: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, New York, London and Boca Raton
Jahr: 2016
3 Autor/in: S. Spiekermann, J. Korunovska

Towards a Value Theory for Personal Data

Verlag: Journal of Information Technology (JIT)
Anmerkungen: forthcoming
Jahr: 2016
Zuletzt bearbeitet: 28.11.2018