EU strategy: Media Literacy for Democracy

20 January, 2023
Online (Free tickets)
Taking place as part of the EU strategy for media literacy, Marco Delmastro, a social scientist supporting IRIS Academic’s infodemic research pillar, will join European panellists to discuss the phenomena of mis- and disinformation and the threat they pose to European democracy and well-being.

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Digital Age – What does data tell us?

14 December 2022
Bologna, Italy (Italian only)
In association with museum CUBO, Prof Walter Quattrociocchi talks about what data can tell us in conversation with a live public audience – recording now available.

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Information and public debate in the digital age with Fondazione Golinelli

14 December, 2022
Bologna, Italy (Online lecture / in Italian)
Fabiana Zollo, researcher and professor of Computer Science at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, hosts this lecture as part of the Fondazione Golinelli “La Parola alla Scienza” (The Word to Science) series to help us find out how digital traces can be analysed to study social dynamics and online public debate, highlighting the key role played by polarisation in the digital information space.

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17 Symposium ALIMS 2022

21-22 October 2022
Belgrade, Serbia
Two of IRIS Academic’s founding partners, Prof Fabiana Zollo (Ca’ Foscari) and Dr Rachael Piltch-Loeb (Harvard), will be giving a lecture about their collaborative work on disinformation in health and vaccination at the 17th Symposium ALIMS 2022, Serbia.

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Internet Festival 2022 #IF2022

6-9 October, 2022
Pisa, Italy (in person only)

Prof Walter Quattrociocchi will take part in what promises to be a lively panel discussion “Infodemic – The virus of disinformation” at Italy’s largest annual event dedicated to the exploration of the Internet and digital innovation.

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Rumours, myths & misinformation

23 September, 2022
Singapore @ National University of Singapore (recording now available)

Prof Heidi Larson will present as the guest speaker to discuss how misinformation, myths and rumours proliferate and linger within society.

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ECDC Workshop on Risk Communication

13-14 September, 2022
Stockholm, Sweden @ECDC

Dr Elena Savoia will be leading sessions on how public health agencies can improve their #communication capacities in this two-day event with ECDC and the EU Initiative on Health Security.

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