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The Governance of the Information Society and the Regulation of the Internet

Academy of Global Governance

11-13 December

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What Participants Say….

“It was a very interesting and intensive programme, well organised and instructive”

 Adela Danciu (DiploFoundation)

 

“Great time of learning and debate on the governance of the internet at the EUI’s Academy of Global Governance. In-depth debate, insightful lectures, welcoming environment, and beautiful scenery.”

 Trisha Meyer (Institute for European Studies, Brussels)

 

“The Executive Training Seminar was very interesting, speakers tackled very diverse topics related to internet governance, which provided me with new perspectives for my research.”

Caroline Bricteux (Free University of Brussels)

 

Scientific Coordinator: Eric Brousseau (Université Paris Dauphine)

Digital technologies have prompted the emergence of new modes of regulation and governance, since they allow for more decentralized processes of elaboration and implementation of norms. Moreover, together with the Internet affect many domains, such as individual rights, public liberties, property rights, economic competition, market regulation, conflict management, security and the sovereignty of states. This workshop brought together an international team of scholars to discuss how technical, political, economic and social norms are articulated, as well as to understand who the main actors of this process of transformation are, how they interact, and how these changes may influence international rulings.

The Executive Training Seminar was combined with the organization of high-level scientific conference to which the participants to the seminar were invited.

 

Programme

 

Speakers

Eric Brousseau | Paris-Dauphine University and European University Institute: Digital Technologies and Governance

Nicolas Curien | Conservatoire national des arts et métiers: The Laws of Digital Economy and Society

David K. Levine | Washington University in St. Louis: Intellectual Property, Innovation and the Governance of the Internet

Milton Mueller | Syracuse University: Global Internet Governance: Economics, Politics and Institutions

Giovanni Sartor | European University Institute and University of Bologna: Providers’ Liability for User-Generated Content

Alexander H. Trechsel | European University Institute: The Transformation of Representative Democracy through ICTs