Invited Speaker: Claudia Wagner

Claudia Wagner is an expert on using computational methods to investigate social constructs. In her talk, she will focus on the persistence of gender inequality on Wikipedia as well as the methodological challenges of measuring that.

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Hanno Kruse is the winner of the first AS Dissertation Award

For the first time, the AS gives an award to an outstanding dissertation in empirical-analytical sociology. Hanno Kruse's submission "Close Neighbors, Separate Lives. An Investigation of Residential Barriers and Bridges to the Social Integration of Young Immigrants in Germany" convinced the committee. He will receive his award and present his work at our conference.

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Invited Speaker: Ridhi Kashyap

Ridhi Kashyap repurposes online platform data which is usually used in advertising for social demographic research. At Digital Societies 2019, she will present the application of this data source to measure gender inequality globally.

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Invited Speaker: Michael Mäs

A personalized web experience might reshape your opinion and eventually lead to a polarization of opinions. Michael Mäs will introduce you to the public and scholarly debate and assess the extent of the influence.

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