I Conceptual frame: What “is” digital sovereignty?

I.1 Discourse analysis of the public debate on digital sovereignty in Germany
(lead Georg Glasze with Finn Dammann MA, cultural/political geography)

I.2 Concept development – relational sovereignty
(lead Ronald Staples, Rainer Trinczek with student assistant, sociology)

I.3 Exchange of established disciplinary perspectives on sovereignty
(lead Ronald Staples, sociology & Georg Glasze, cultural/political geography with all participating researchers)


II Research Areas: Configurations of Data Circulation

II.1 Conflicts over transnational data access
(lead Christoph Safferling and Christian Rückert law & Georg Glasze with Finn Dammann, cultural/political geography and student assistant)

II.2. Data analysis, data mining and data transformations to substantiate suspicion and provide evidence in criminal proceedings
(lead Christoph Safferling, Christian Rückert, law & Klaus Meyer-Wegener, computer science with a student assistant)

II.3 Digital surveillance in democracies and autocracies: Germany and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from a comparative perspective
(lead Thomas Demmelhuber with Tobias Zumbrägel, political sciences & Georg Glasze with Finn Dammann, cultural/political geography with student assistant)

II.4 Reader analytics
(lead Svenja Hagenhoff with Katharina Leyrer, both communication/book studies & Felix Freiling with Zinaida Benenson, both computer sciences with student assistant)

II.5 Personalized pricing and data in return for services
(lead Franz Hofmann, law & Felix Freiling & Zinaida Benenson, both computer sciences)

II.6 At the margins of digital sovereignty: Ethical and societal challenges in dealing with data ownership
(lead Peter Dabrock, Matthias Braun und Patrick Hummel, theology/ethics)

II.7 Digital Sovereignty as ability to innovate: dynamics of protection and access
(lead Albrecht Fritzsche with student assistant, Information Systems and Innovation Management)

II.8 Legibilities/sovereignties of employees
(lead Sabine Pfeiffer, sociology of work and technology with student assistant)

II.9 Data sovereignty of adolescents and education
(lead Rudolf Kammerl with student assistant, media pedagogy)