Seminar with Christian Fieseler and Christoph Lutz (BI)
There will be a lunch seminar with Christian Fieseler and Christoph Lutz Tuesday 25 October at the Department of Media and Communication. Both Fieseler and Lutz work at the Nordic Centre for Internet & Society, BI Norwegian Business School.
The seminar will take place in room 410 at the Department of Media and Communication, University of Oslo. Please bring your own lunch and coffee. Fieseler and Lutz will present themselves and their research, and there will be time for discussion.
BI's Nordic Centre for Internet and Society:
The work at BI’s Nordic Centre for Internet and Society focuses on the impact of the Internet and related digital technologies on people in the context of work resp. work-like settings. In particular there research focuses on new technologies and phenomena such as big data, Internet of things, or digital platforms and their influence on management and leadership, adoption of new modes of collaboration, emerging job profiles and skills, but also – notably – new attitudes and approaches to work itself.
Christian Fieseler received his PhD in Management and Economics from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, in 2008. Before joining BI as a professor in 2014, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher, as well as at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University as well as at Stanford University. Christian’s research interests center on organizational identity, corporate social responsibility and computer-mediated-communication. His research is focused on the question how individuals and organizations adapt to the shift brought by new, social media, and how to design participative and inclusive spaces in this new media regime. In this field, he has over the last few years, worked extensively on unemployment and technology and new working modes.
Christoph Lutz works as an assistant professor at the Nordic Centre for Internet & Society and at the Department of Communication and Culture, BI Norwegian Business School. With a PhD in management from the University of St. Gallen (completed in 2015, summa cum laude), Christoph’s research interests cover a broad spectrum of topics and lie in the field of social media and Internet-mediated communication. More specifically, he investigates online participation, privacy, serendipity, scientists’ use of social media (altmetrics), the sharing economy, and robots. At the Nordic Centre for Internet & Society, Christoph investigates questions of privacy and participation in the sharing economy as well as on social media and with robots. Over the last three years, Christoph has published in leading Internet, communication and information systems journals such as New Media & Society, Information Communication & Society, Social Media + Society, First Monday, Journal of Management Information Systems, and Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology.