In a series of online symposia, new studies on various topics on issues of democratic culture in immersive virtual environments will be presented and discussed. Here you will find upcoming dates with the possibility to register for participation.

Upcoming Events

Events with participation of the Immersive Democracy project:

  • 11/07/2023 @ Instagram of the Landeszentrale für politische Bildung NRW: Metaverse Talk with Matthias Quent
  • 28 – 30 June 2023: 8th International XR-Metaverse Conference, Las Vegas, tbc.
  • 11/06/2023 @ Thuringian Action Day against Hate, Agitation and Disinformation, Erfurt, tbc.
  • 02/06/2023 @ re.publica, Berlin: Vaccination, Windmill, Metaverse: How transformation succeeds (not) democratically. Keynote by Matthias Quent
  • 10/05/2023 @ Biberach University of Applied Sciences: Home is where your Avatar is – will we soon live in the Metaverse? Lecture by Matthias Quent

Past Events

09.11.202310:00 CETOnline / Zoom

Narrative, creative - immersive? The immersive potential of right-wing influencers in social media

Narrative, creative - immersive? The immersive potential of right-wing influencers in social media

12.10.202310:00 CETOnline

Introduction to the regulation of the Metaverse

Regulatory approaches to immersive worlds

28.09.202310:00 CETOnline

Artifical Racism

On the relationship between representation and discrimination in the discourse on Artificial Intelligence and its relevance for the Metaverse

14.09.202310:00 CETOnline

Decentralised Autonomous Organisations in the Metaverse

New study by Julia Ebner

22.08.202310 am - 17 pmHamburg

In the shoes of others

In the shoes of others

15.06.202310:00 Uhr – 12:00 Uhronline

Save the date: Symposium Social VR & Gaming

Save the date: June 15, 2023 - Symposium Social VR & Gaming

01.06.202310:00 - 11:30online

Hate Speech in the Metaverse

The event will explore the impact of bias and hate speech in extended reality (XR) platforms and discuss ways of prevention.

16.05.202310:00 Uhr–11:30 Uhronline

Citizen participation in the metaverse

What can democratic participation in the metaverse look like in concrete terms?

27.04.202310:00 Uhr–13:00 Uhronline

Democracy in the Metaverse: Opportunities and risks

Do. 27. April 2023 | 10:00 Uhr–13:00 Uhr MESZ | Onlineveranstaltung

Stay tuned to the latest news:

Current publications and dates in the newsletter