Observing debates across media platforms: tools and models - an ODYCCEUS online event

Program (time zone: CET/UTC+1)

 
Monday, October 26, 2020
14:00 - 14:15Welcome and opening
14:15 - 15:00Sven Banisch (Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Germany)
Biased processing and opinion polarization: experimental refinement and plausibility of argument communication theory.
15:00 - 16:00Armin Pournaki (Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Germany)
Tutorial: Collect, transform and visualize data with the twitter explorer
16:15 - 17:00Richard Rogers (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Mainstreaming the fringe, or how misinformation propagates on social media
17:00 - 18:00Stijn Peeters (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands) (joint work with Sal Hagen)
Multi- and cross-platform data analysis with 4CAT (4cat.oilab.eu)
 
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
14:00 - 14:45Monika Rakoczy (Sorbonne Université, France) (joint work with Robin Lamarche-Perrin and Armin Pournaki (MPI MiS))
Observing the evolution of the climate change debate across different public spheres
15:00 - 16:00Tom Willaert (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium) (joint work with Katrien Beuls, Paul Van Eecke, Jeroen Van Soest)
Tutorial: Penelope climate change debate observatory (see Penelope climate change opinion observatory)
16:15 - 17:00Livia van Vliet (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands) (joint work with Petter Tornberg and Justus Uitermark)
The Twitter parliamentarian database: Analyzing Twitter politics across 26 countries
17:00 - 17:45Stijn Peeters (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands) (joint work with Marc Tuters and Tom Willaert (Vrije Universiteit Brussel))
Historicising the Reactionary Turn: tracing the radicalisation of image board culture
 
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
14:00 - 14:45Simon Levis Sullam (Università Ca' Foscari, Italy)
Antisemitic Discourse and Narrative, or the Antisemite as Novelist
14:45 - 15:30Anna Keuchenius (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands) (joint work with Petter Tornberg and Justus Uitermark)
Negative ties in social networks: the role of contention in group polarization dynamics of the Dutch Black Pete debate
15:45 - 16:15Denise Pumain (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France)
From discourse to facts through simulation of complex systems
16:15 - 17:45Discussion on scientific perspectives and societal impact
17:45 - 18:00Closing and outlook

Date and Location

October 26 - 28, 2020
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
Virtual event - Videobroadcast

Scientific Organizer

Eckehard Olbrich
MPI for Mathematics in the Sciences
Leipzig (Germany)

Local Organization

Felix Gaisbauer
MPI for Mathematics in the Sciences
Leipzig (Germany)

Administrative Contact

Antje Vandenberg
MPI for Mathematics in the Sciences
Leipzig (Germany)
Contact by Email

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