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Junior Professorship in Sociology of Technology with Specialization in Internet and New Media
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Junior Professorship in Sociology of Technology with Specialization in Internet and New Media

In our science, teachings and research we are concerned with the relations of man and technology. The focus is on the usage of modern, especially internet-related technologies in professional and private contexts. In addition, the social consequences figure prominently.

We give our attention to basic inquiries, for instance to the reciprocal impact of internet and society or to the limits of the internet. In addition we are interested in the principles, manifestations and implications of current phenomena like Crowdsourcing, Hidden Web or the automation of communication by algorithms.

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