Platform Capitalism and Private Regulation - A Theoretical Framing for the New Social Ordering

Ort am HIS | Beginn: 09.06.2022 10:00 Uhr

Thursday, June 9th
10.00 Welcome & Introduction

I. Putting Platform Capitalism into Perspective
10.15 Kathleen Thelen (MIT): Attention Shoppers: American Retail Capitalism and the Rise of the Amazon Economy
Commentary: Heiner Heiland (TU Darmstadt)

11.15 Boy Lüthje (South China University of Technology): Platform Capitalism ‘Made in China’ - A State Centered Alternative?
Commentary: Timo Daum (WZB)

II. Algorithmic Rule and Online Dispute Resolution – New Social Ordering in a Digital Economy
13.30 Kate Klonick (St. John's University): Facebook Oversight Board: Unto a Next Phase of Speech Regulation
Commentary: Mateusz Grochowski (MPIPriv)
14.15 Tal Zarsky (University of Haifa): Standard Term Agreements by Mistake – Declaring Dispute Resolution Measures Void
Commentary: Tobias Eule (HIS & University of Bern)
15.00 Dan Wielsch (University of Cologne): Algorithmic Rule vs Digital Constitutionalism? On the Social Order of a Digital Economy
Commentary: Edoardo Cleleste (Dublin City University)

Evening Lecture
19.00 Ori Schwarz (Bar-Ilan University): Theorizing Power in Digital Society: Rethinking Power, Networks, Social Capital and Interaction


Friday, June 10th
III. Governing Cyberspace: On the Dynamic Relationship Between Statecraft and Corporate Power
09.30 Jonas Pentzien (IÖW): Platform Regulation, Policy Legacies and Institutional Change – Towards a Historico-Institutional Under-standing of Platform-Specific Rulemaking in the U.S., Germany, and France
Commentary: Friederike Bahl (HIS)
10.15 Tomer Shadmy (Hebrew University of Jerusalem): Recommendation Algorithms and the Regulation of the Digital Public Sphere
Commentary: Marc Mölders (Bielefeld University)
11.15 Roxana Radu (University of Oxford): Hybridization of Regulation or Loss of State Control? - On the Social Order of Markets
Commentary: Wolfgang Knöbl (HIS)

IV. Concluding Remarks
12.00 – 12.30

In Kooperation mit dem Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht, Hamburg