New employee

Johannes Huber

Johannes Huber has been a student assistant at the Institute of Law since 29 April 2019. He currently studies law and philosophy at the University of Vienna. Prior to that, he earned a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and cell biology from Jacobs University Bremen. Besides public law, he is also interested in IP law and corporate law as well as legal philosophy.

New employee

Melisa Krawielicki

Melisa Krawielicki has been a tutor at the Institute of Law since 25 February 2019. She is currently studying law at the University of Vienna. Her main interests lie in environmental law, technology law and legal philosophy.

Report: From the Cloud to the Edge: New Ways for Data Appropriation

On 19 October 2018, Professor Alain Strowel, University of Louvain (UCLouvain), held a lecture entitled "From the Cloud to the Edge: New Ways for Data Appropriation" as part of the LunchTimeSeries on Law, Technology and Society (LTS). The report about the lecture is now available online.

LTS with Professor Joanna Bryson

Professor Joanna J. Bryson, University of Bath, will be giving a lecture on "Human control of machine intelligence" as part of the LunchTimeSeries on Law, Technology and Society (LTS). The lecture will take place at Guttenberghaus (Ground floor, meeting Seminar Room SR 03) on 13 December 2018 from 12.00 - 1.30 pm. Please register via law(at)boku.ac.at until 10 December 2018 as lunch will be provided.

LTS with Professor Alain Strowel

Professor Alain Strowel, University of Louvain (UCLouvain), will be giving a lecture on "From the Cloud to the Edge: New Ways for Data Appropriation" as part of the LunchTimeSeries on Law, Technology and Society (LTS). The lecture will take place at Guttenberghaus (Ground floor, meeting room EG 04) on 12 October 2018 from 12.00 - 1.30 pm. Please register via law(at)boku.ac.at until 9 October 2018 as lunch will be provided.

Science and Democracy Network

17th Annual Meeting

Professor Iris Eisenberger and Thomas Buocz will attend the Science and Democracy Network's (SDN) 17th annual meeting in Munich. The meeting takes place from 27 to 30 June 2018 and is hosted by TUM School of Management and the Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS). The Horizon 2020 Research Project SCALINGS will be introduced and discussed.

New Employee

We are happy that Mr. Thomas Buocz has returned to the Institute of Law at BOKU University after completing a semester abroad at the University of Copenhagen and an internship at the Bundeskanzleramt-Verfassungsdienst (Section for Constitutional Matters at the Austrian Chancellor’s Office). He joins the research teams for the projects Cryptocurrencies – Digital Transactions – Public Transformations and SCALINGS.

Deputy

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Dragana Damjanovic, LL.M. (Berkeley) enhances the team of the Institute of Law on a permanent basis and is Deputy of the Institute since 1st March, 2018.