Technoscientific Constitutionalism


From 7-9 February 2019, Professor Iris Eisenberger and Thomas Buocz will attend a workshop on "Technoscientific Constitutionalism: Exploring the Intersections of Science, Technology and Constitutional Order" in Washington, D.C. Iris Eisenberger will present on "Living in the Laboratory: Towards experimental citizenship?" together with Sebastian Pfotenhauer, TU Munich. Thomas Buocz will present on "Data ownership in test beds" in the PhD-session of the workshop. The purpose of the workshop is to take legal and political institutions as direct objects of critical STS ("Science, Technology and Society") inquiry. It is jointly sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).

Presentations by members of the Institute of Law, BOKU Vienna:

  • Iris Eisenberger, Institute of Law, BOKU Vienna & Sebastian Pfotenhauer, MCTS, TU Munich will present on "Living in the Laboratory: Towards experimental citizenship?".

  • Thomas Buocz will present on "Data ownership in test beds" during the PhD-student session of the workshop.

Both presentations are part of the research carried out in the Horizon 2020 Project SCALINGS.

Further information on the "Technoscientific Constitutionalism" Symposium is available on the website of the Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS) of the Technical University Munich (TUM).

The workshop is jointly sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).


01.02.2019