DebateLab

Events

Winter Term 2020/21

  • Weekly Research Seminar (pre-read format) with Rafaela Hillerbrand, Anna Wehofsits and Gregor Betz.
  • Richard Lohse is teaching an introductory course in "Formal Epistemology".

Summer Term 2021

  • Interdisciplinary seminar on langauge models and their applications in social science and humanities with Christian Seidel, Anne Koziolek, Annette Leßmöllmann and Gregor Betz.
  • Joint teaching module (Bern-KIT) on argument analysis with Georg Brun and Gregor Betz.

Past Events

  • DebateLab has organized multiple summer schools on argument analysis and argument mapping, with Georg Brun, Holm Tetens and others.
  • Gregor Betz has been co-teaching with colleagues from computer science on "algorithmics methods in the humanities", "graph drawing" and "superintelligence".
  • David Lanius and Michael Schefczyk have co-organize a two-day NCH-KIT conference "Improving Public Debate and Political Decision-Making: The Last Democracy Conference before Brexit?" which was held 28-29 march 2019 in London.
  • The international workshop "Suspension of Belief," co-organized by Alexandra Zinke, was held 26-27 October 2018 at University Mannheim, Chair of Theoretical Philosophy / Philosophy of Language.
  • With Dunja Šešelja (LMU Munich, Ruhr-University Bochum) and Christian Straßer (Ruhr-University Bochum), DebateLab has organized a conference on agent based models in philosophy, which was held from 20-22 March 2019 in Bochum.
  • DebateLab has co-organized and contributed to an interdisciplinary workshop on online participation, held from 09 to 10/11/2017 at KIT / ITAS.
  • DebateLab's international workshop on Argumentation and Opinion Dynamics, which explores ways of representing argumentation in multi-agent models of opinion dynamics, was held at June 19.
  • Judgment Aggregation meets Argumentation, an interdisciplinary workshop with scholars from KIT and HHU Düsseldorf, was held at Feb 2, 2017.