Curriculum Vitae

Professor (em.) of information management and information ethics at Stuttgart Media University Germany (1986-2009).

Steinbeis-Transfer-Institute Information Ethics (STI-IE), Director (2008-2013)

Member of the Advisory Board of the Institute for Digital Ethics (IDE), Stuttgart Media University (2014-)
 

CAPURRO FIEK FOUNDATION
Founder

COMMUNITIES



is4is


PROJECTS

acatech

Internet Privacy
Final Report

acatech2012

(08/2011 - 01/2013)

See English summary.
See
:
Rafael Capurro, Michael Eldred and Daniel Nagel: Digital Whoness: Identity, Privacy and Freedom in the Cyberworld.  Frankfurt: Ontos (de Gruyter) 2013. Extensive parts can be previewed here.

digitalwhoness

cybadream
Robot Companions


    ETICA (2009-2011) (FP 7)

etica

See Deliv. 3.2.2 (and Annex)


ETHICBOTS (2005-2008) (FP 6)


ethicbots
MEMBERSHIPS
FELLOWSHIPS / AWARDS

Distinguished Researcher in Information Ethics, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA (2010-2012).

Distinguished Researcher at the ACEIE, Department of Information Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa (since 2012).


BOOK SERIES

Co-Editor

ICIE-Series on Information Ethics (2002-) Munich: Fink Verlag.
Editors: Rafael Capurro, Thomas Hausmanninger

Schriftenreihe Medienethik (2002-). Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag
Editors: Rafael Capurro, Petra Grimm


Member of the Editorial Board

Information Science and Knowledge Management (Springer) 
Ed. John Mackenzie Owen


JOURNALS

    irie


Member of the Editorial Board

Cybernetics & Human Knowing
Ed. Soren Brier

Enl@ce. Revista venezolana de información, tecnología y conocimiento
Ed. Jesús Alberto Andrade

Flusserstudies.net
Eds. Rainer Guldin, Anke Finger and Gutavo Bernardo Krause

Information
Ed. Mark Burgin

Infopreneurship Journal
Ed. Mahmood Khosrowjerdi

Inkanyiso
Ed. Dennis Ocholla

International Journal of Cyber Ethics in Education (IJCEE)
Ed. Kadir Beycioglu

Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society
Eds. Simon Rogerson and N. Ben Fairweather

Leadership in the humanities
Ed. A. Marturano

NanoEthics. Ethics for Technologies that converge at the nanoscale

Ed. Christopher Coenen


Perspectivas em Ciência da Informação
Ed. Paulo da Terra Caldeira


Revista ARIEL (Montevideo, Uruguay)
Ed. Dardo Bardier

Signo y Pensamiento (Bogotá, Colombia)
Ed. Catalina Montoya Londo
ño

triple C
Eds. Christian Fuchs and Wolfgang Hofkirchner



    Foundations of Information Science

    Information Ethics
    Bioethics

    Information Management
    Message Theory ("angeletics")
    Philosophy of Media
    Hermeneutics

Interviews / Podcasts / Videos


EU Workshop ETICA, Brussels, March 31, 2011. Video.


etica EU

2014
  • GEST (Global Ethics in Science and Technology 2011-2014, EU FP 7), Final Conference, New Delhi, 6-7 March, 2014.
  • IsPLIS 2014 International Symposium on Philosophy of Library and Information Science: Ethics: Theory and Practice. Keynote: The Future of Freedom in the Information Age. Kastamonu, Turkey, September 3-5, 2014.

2013
  • CLINAM (European Foundation for Clinical Nanomedicine): 6th Global Summit for Clinical Nanomedicine, Basel, June 23-26, 2013. Keynote: Medicine in the Information and Knowledge Society. An abridged version was published in Beat Löffler and Patrick Hunziker (eds.): CLINAM 6/13 European Summit for Clinical Nanomedicine and Targeted Medicine, Conference Proceedings 6/2013, European Foundation for Clinical Nanomedicine, Basel 2013, p. 94.
  • The Gauteng Province Seminar on Information Ethics. Presentation: Why Information Ethics? (PowerPoint), University of Pretoria, South Africa, September 11, 2013.

2012
  • TABULA RASA (EU Project Trusted Biometrics under Spoofing Attacks), Symposium, Rome May 3-4, 2012
  • Workshop on Intercultural Information Ethics, Tsukuba University, Japan, October 4-5, 2012.


Publications (in English)


2013

Go Glocal: Intercultural Comparison of Leadership Ethics. In: Infopreneurship Journal (IJ), 2013, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1-9.

Medicine in the Information and Knowleldge Society In: Proceedings of the European Summit for Clinical Nanomedicine and Targeted Medicine (forthcoming).

Information Ethics. In Byron Kaldis (ed.): Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Social Sciences, Sage Publ. 2013.

Kaldis 2013

Rafael Capurro, Michael Eldred and Daniel Nagel: Digital Whoness: Identity, Privacy and Freedom in the Cyberworld.  Frankfurt: Ontos (de Gruyter) 2013. Extensive parts can be previewed here.

digitalwhoness


See a short version of this book at J. Buchmann (Ed.)
Internet-Privacy (2012) with my contributions:

The Quest for Information Ethics and Roboethics in East and West ed. by Makoto Nakada and Rafael Capurro. Research Report 
on trends in information ethics and roboethics in Japan and the West. ReGIS (Research Group on the Information Society) and ICIE (Internatinal Center for Information Ethics), March 31, 2013.

Japan 2013


An Intercultural Dialogue on Roboethics (Makoto Nakada and Rafael Capurro). In: Makoto Nakada and Rafael Capurro (eds.): The Quest for Information Ethics and Roboethics in East and West. Research Report on trends in information ethics and roboethics in Japan and the West. ReGIS (Research Group on the Information Society) and ICIE (Internatinal Center for Information Ethics), March 31, 2013, 13-22.



2012


Ethical Issues of Online Social Neworks in Africa .

Rafael Capurro, Michael Eldred and Daniel Nagel:  IT and Privacy from an ethical perspective: Digital Whoness: Identity, Privacy and Freedom in the Cyberworld in Johannes Buchmann (ed.) Internet Privacy - Eine multidisziplinäre Bestandsaufnahme / A multidisciplinary analysis. Berlin: Acatech 2012, pp. 63-142. Printed version: Springer 2012.

Toward a Comparative Theory of Agents.
Contribution to the Panel Autonomic Computing, Human Identity and Legal Subjectivity organized by Mireille Hildebrandt and Antoinette Rouvroy. In: AI & Society, Vol. 27, 4 (2012), 479-488.

Beyond Humanisms.  In:Toru Nishigaki and Tadashi Takenouchi (eds.): Information Ethics. The Future of the Humanities. Nagoya City: V2Solution Publisher 2012, 26-74.



2011
Botenbuch
  • Beyond Humanisms. In: Rafael Capurro and John Holgate (Eds.): Messages and Messengers.

2010

Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics 2011

  • Contributions to the Glossarium BITri (Glossary of concepts, metaphors, theories and problems concerning INFORMATION)
China Information Ethics conference 2010

  • Ethics and Public Policy in Europe. In Stefano Rodotà and Paolo Zatti (Eds.): Trattato di Biodiritto. Vol.1 Stefano Rodotà and Mariachiara Talllacchini (Eds.): Ambito e fonti del biodiritto. Milano: Giuffrè Editore, 2010, 849-860.
Wollongong

Some of the keynote speakers at the IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (IEEE ISTAS) pictured (in ascending order) are Amal Graafstra, Dr Roger Clarke, Dr Mark Gasson and Professor Rafael Capurro along with the conference committee chair, Gene Hoffnagle. Photo by: Zac Gatland

  • In search of a code of global information ethics: The road travelled and new horizons (R. Capurro and Johannes Britz). In Ethical Space (2010) vol. 7, No. 2/3, 28-36.
  • Conference Neuroscience and European and North American Case Law organized by the Interdepartmental Research Centre ECLSC, University of Pavia, in cooperation with the Court of Milan, Keynote: Ethical Aspects of ICT Implants in the Human Body (PP), Milano, 17. September 2010..
2009

2008
localizing the internet

2006
2005
2004
2003
arist


2002

2001
2000
1999
  • Beyond the Digital  Paper presented at the International Festival for Film Video and Media Symposium (VIPER 99), "Cut & Copy," Lucerne (Switzerland), October 29-30, 1999. 
  • Ethical Aspects of Digital Libraries. In: Tatjana Aparac, Tefko Saracevic, Peter Ingwersen, Pertti Vakkari (Eds.): Digital Libraries. Interdisciplinary Concepts, Challenges and Opportunities, Zagreb, Proceedings of the CoLIS 3 Conference, Lokve 1999, 39-53.
  • Is a Unified Theory of Information Feasible? A Trialogue (Co-authors: Peter Fleissner, Wolfgang Hofkirchner). In: W. Hofkirchner (Ed.): The Quest for a Unified Theory of Information. World Futures General Evolution Studies,  Ervin Laszlo (Ed.), vol. 13, Overseas Publishers Assoc. 1999,  9-30.
1998 - 1985
  • Stable Knowledge?  Paper presented at the Workshop: Knowledge for the Future - Wissen für die Zukunft, Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus, Zentrum für Technik und Gesellschaft,  March 19-21, 1997.
  • Information Technology and Technologies of the Self. In: Journal of Information Ethics, Fall 1996, Vol. 5,  No. 2, 19-28.
  • On the Genealogy of Information. In: Klaus Kornwachs, Konstantin Jacoby (Eds.): Information - New Questions to a Multidisciplinary Concept. Berlin: Akademie Verlag 1996,  259-271.
  • On Artificiality. In: IMES (Ist. Metodologico, Economico, Statistico), Università di Urbino (Italy), IMES-LCA WP-15 November 1995.
  • Informatics and Hermeneutics. In: Christiane Floyd, Heinz Züllighoven, Reinhard Budde, Reinhard Keil-Slawik (Eds.): Software Development and Reality Construction. Berlin: Springer, 1992, 363-375.
  • What is Information Science for? A Philosophical Reflection. In: Pertti Vakkari, Blaise Cronin (Eds.): Conceptions of Library and Information Science. London: Taylor Graham 1992, 82-96.
  • On Reliability and Unreliability. A Dialogue. In: Rainer Rilling et al. (Eds.): Challenges. Science and Peace in a Rapidly Changing Environment. Intern. Congress of Scientists and Engineers. Berlin 29.11.-1.12. 1991 (Schriftenreihe Wissenschaft und Frieden, Nr. 16, August 1992) Vol. II, 177-179.
  • Towards an Information Ecology. In: Irene Wormell (Ed.): Information and Quality. London: Taylor Graham 1990, 122-139.
  • Technics, Ethics, and the Question of Phenomenology. In: A-T. Tymieniecka (Ed.).: Morality within the Life- und Social World. Analecta Husserliana XXII (Dordrecht: Reidel 1987), 475-481.
  • Tasks, Organisation and Activities of the Fachinformationszentrum Energie, Physik,  Mathematik. Report TRITA-LIB-1137 (Royal Institute of Technology Library, Stockholm,   Sweden) 1985.
  • Epistemology and Information Science. Report TRITA-LIB-6023 (Royal Institute of Technology Library, Stockholm, Sweden) 1985.
  • Moral issues in information science. In: Journal of information science 11 (1985), 113-123.


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