Rethinking Privacy after this Pandemic

The ways societies handled the COVID-19 pandemic from early 2020 on has shed light onto a topic that concerns us all: privacy. Having to use online meeting, learning and teaching software to be able to take part in social, school and work life, gave the providers of these services and products an even greater market power alongside with increased spying and surveillance opportunities into peoples’ daily lives. Opting-out of using these tools became impossible. Using smartphones that are ubiquitous listening devices anyhow for governmental Corona tracing did raise many data protection concerns, leading in several countries to trying to build “privacy by design”- applications and take ethical issues into consideration. At this conference we will undertake an interdisciplinary reconsideration of privacy, asking how we do want our society to look like based on what we saw, experienced and hopefully learned from the current present and recent past.

Rethinking Privacy
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Symposium at the University of Bonn

International Center for Philosophy (IZPH) 
Poppelsdorfer Allee 28
53115 Bonn

Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022
2 pm - 7pm

Friday,  Sept. 16, 2022
9am - 2pm

List of Contributions

  • Karen C. Adkins – Shifting the Paradigm on “Private” Employee Harassment
  • Eike Buhr – Is there a right to local privacy? - A Conceptual Analysis of the First Covid Lockdown and its Influence on the Value of Privacy
  • Sergio Genovesi – Digital Rights in Times of Pandemic?
  • Manohar Kumar – COVID-19 and an Everyday Account of Privacy
  • Leon Morenas – India’s Tryst with Data Privacy
  • Claire Ma – Regulating Information Privacy and Technological Change in the American Political Economy
  • Anne Peiter – The Exhausted Space. On the Experience of Enclosure in Samuel Beckett and Gilles Deleuze
  • Danaja Fabcic Povse – Risk Management in the Covid-19 Pandemic and its Impact on the Rights to Privacy and Non-discrimination
  • Chris Zajner –Medical Privacy in the Wake of the 1889 'Russian Flu' Pandemic
  • Peter Zuk – Neural Data: Not for Sale

"Rethinking Privacy after this Pandemic" at the Diversity Days 2022

We presented the research project at the Diversity Days 2022 of the University of Bonn. 


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Julia Maria Mönig

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