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Citizen Science in the Digital Age <br><small>– Engaging civil society in social science and humanities research –</small>

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German Culture Center Tokyo
107-0052, Tokyo-to, Minato-ku
Akasaka 7-5-56

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Citizen Science in the Digital Age
– Engaging civil society in social science and humanities research –

Citizen Science in the Digital Age <br><small>– Engaging civil society in social science and humanities research –</small>

26. September 2019

The progress of digital technology creates new opportunities in all areas of the civil soci-ety. The expansion of citizen science is one example. With citizens taking part in re-search activities, their understanding about science deepens. At the same time, civic engagement can support and advance scientific research. Nevertheless, compared to the natural sciences, practices of citizen science in the social sciences and the humanities (SSH) are still rare.

Combining experiences and insights by leading experts from Japan and abroad, our conference will take a closer look at the opportunities and challenges for citizen science in SSH. Where and how can civil society get engaged? What are the potential benefits? What risks need to be addressed? How can respective collaborations be initiated and coordinated? How will this effect both society and research in SSH?

Vorträge

9:30 Uhr
Registration

10:00 Uhr
Welcome

10:15 Uhr
Introduction

10:30 Uhr
Same but Different – Citizen Science in the Social Sciences and Humanities

11:15 Uhr
Data-driven Society and the Citizen Science

12:00 Uhr
Lunch Break

Lunch Break

13:15 Uhr
Panel Discussion

14:45 Uhr
Concluding Remarks

15:00 Uhr
Networking

16:00 Uhr
End