Opportunities

Browse or search our collection of calls for papers, conference announcements, funding, and other opportunities. Our events calendar is available here.

Call for Papers Political Influencers Special Issue Editors: Martin J. Riedl (University of Texas-Austin), Josephine Lukito (University of Texas-Austin) and Samuel Woolley (University of Texas-Austin) Abstract submission deadline: October 15, 2021 Full paper submission deadline: March 1, 2022 Disinformation-for-Hire and Click Farming around the World: Identities, Incentives, Infrastructures Special Issue Editors: Rafael Grohmann (Unisinos University, […]

The Knight Institute invites submissions for its spring symposium, “Lies, Free Speech, and the Law” to be held at Columbia Law School, on April 14-15, 2022. The symposium will explore how the law regulates, or should regulate, false and misleading speech.  A more detailed discussion of the theme of the symposium is below, followed by […]

This programme invites UK and US-based researchers at any career stage, and active in any discipline within the humanities and social sciences, to submit proposals focused on UK-US vaccine engagement, including examples of community confidence and hesitancy. Aims COVID-19 is the most challenging health crisis we have faced for decades. Its impacts are changing lives, […]

The Digital Democracy Center invites applications for one or more positions as Postdoc. The position is located in the newly launched Digital Democracy Centre DDC at SDU (www.sdu.dk/ddc/). The position is vacant from January 15, 2022 (or as soon as possible) The DDC stands for a socio-technical, interdisciplinary approach combining theory and methods from social […]

This programme provides UK and G7-based researchers at any career stage, and active in any discipline within the humanities and social sciences, to submit proposals focused on vaccine engagement, including examples of community confidence and hesitancy in Japan, Canada, Italy, Germany and France. Aims COVID-19 is the most challenging health crisis we have faced for […]

With the pervasiveness of social networks and media, digital information (health, climate, political, news articles, etc.) can be easily created and shared online by individuals, includes people and bots. This significantly changes how humans access, search and perceive information. More people are making their economic, political, health and daily life decisions by referring to online […]

Do you have an idea about how to improve commitment to democratic principles that you would like us to test? Join the challenge! American democracy is under threat. Many Americans are willing to compromise on democratic principles for partisan goals. Some are even willing to resort to violence to help their side win. Extreme dislike […]

This workshop starts from the premise that the problem of online misinformation is a symptom, not a cause. While undeniably problematic, misinformation is the current cause célèbre of a larger class of pathological dynamics that have emerged in our evolving digital media ecosystems and cause harm at different systemic levels. These dynamics are exacerbated by […]

This file is to sign up for information about upcoming the mis/disinformation unconferences organized by Rachel Moran and Josephine Lukito during the Summer of 2021. Filling this form does not oblige you to attend all the conferences–it is simply a way for us to find out who would be interested in receiving information about the […]

This workshop starts from the premise that the problem of online misinformation is a symptom, not a cause. While undeniably problematic, misinformation is the current cause célèbre of a larger class of pathological dynamics that have emerged in our evolving digital media ecosystems and cause harm at different systemic levels. These dynamics are exacerbated by […]

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