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Digital discrimination

Thursday May 27 CEPDISC participates in MatchPoints - a conference arranged by Aarhus University (May 27–29, 2021). This year the theme is “Democracy and Culture in the Digital Age”.

CEPDISC participates in the session: "trust and Mistrust: Digital Diskrimination (DA)" in the track "Building a Digital Society"

Time: 15:15 - 17:00.

Place: The Eduard Biermann Auditorium.

In this session Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen,  Viki Møller Lyngby Pedersen,  Søren Flinch Midtgaard and Ditte Marie Munch-Jurisic, all from CEPDISC, explores three situations where digital discrimination affects decision-making processes - recruitment, conviction and dating - they discuss the extent to which this form of digitally mediated discrimination poses a societal problem and what can be done about it.


Chair: Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen, Professor of Political Science, Aarhus University

Algorithmic discrimination: Compounding injustice?  

Viki Møller Lyngby Pedersen, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Aarhus University
Recruitment, social media, and discrimination  

Søren Flinch Midtgaard, Associate Professor of Political Science, Aarhus University
If you’re an egalitarian, why is your date so pretty?  

Ditte Marie Munch-Jurisic, Postdoctoral Researcher at Political Science, Aarhus University 
From emotion detection to stereotyping 

You can see the full in - person programme here

You can read more about MatchPoints here

On Saturday May 29 14:45-16:30 CEPDISC's Michael Bang Petersen is presenting in the track: "Democracy in the Digital Age", session: " Is the Internet Changing Our Political Behavior?"

Michael Bang Petersen, Professor of Political Science, Aarhus University

Misinformation and the distinct psychologies of believing and sharing on social media 

See the full programme here