Five theme-based fellows have been awarded a ten-month fellowship to work on individual projects within the overall theme of 'Democracy and Digital Citizenship'.
The fellows will investigate the relationship between data/algorithms and democracy/citizenship, and thereby contribute to SHAPE’s collective task of developing insights into digital citizenship.
Our societies and individual lives are increasingly and rapidly shaped by data and algorithms. This technological development and increased digitalization have both direct and indirect human consequences. To promote democracy and active citizenship in a world which is characterised by data and algorithms, we need to generate knowledge at a high international level as well as contributing to the public debate, business communities and civil society.
SHAPE - Shaping Digital Citizenship is an interdisciplinary research centre at Aarhus University which aims to promote democracy and active citizenship in a world which is characterised by data and algorithms. The goal is to generate knowledge at a high international level as well as contributing to public debate, business community and civil society. SHAPE is a knowledge-seeking, open centre at which a cross-disciplinary approach is regarded as a necessity; and where collaboration with politicians, decision-makers, organisations and other stakeholders is given high priority. SHAPE wishes to contribute to the development of the digital democratic society of the future: locally, nationally and internationally.
For further knowledge about SHAPE, please refer to: https://shape.au.dk