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Humanistic Realpolitik for a Digital Age

This week on Wednesday, I had the honor to speak to the European Parliament in a conference titled “politicians in a communications storm”. The question the parliamentarians were grappling with was how complex humanistic ideas such as the European project … Continue reading

19. November 2016 by Philipp
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Realpolitik nach unserem digitalen Fukushima

Aus der Verbannung in San Casciano schrieb Machiavelli am 10. Dezember 1513 an Francesco Vettori, dass er die Zeit genutzt habe ein kleines Werk zu verfassen, das den Namen de principatibus trage. In ihm gehe er der Frage nach „was … Continue reading

10. December 2013 by Philipp
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Mastering complexity – my dinner speech in Heiligendamm

This is my Prezi from the Heiligendamm event

10. June 2013 by Philipp
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Tweeting the Revolution

Britta Glennon from the Chicago Policy Review, on our Oxford Internet Policy article: …Philipp Mueller and Sophie van Huellen, in their article “A Revolution in 140 Characters: Reflecting on the Role of Social Networking Technologies in the 2009 Iranian Post-Election … Continue reading

15. April 2013 by Philipp
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…My Keynote at E-Day 2013 in Vienna

   

11. April 2013 by Philipp
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Reflecting Recent Readings

The festive season allowed me to reflect on some of the books that I have been reading in 2012. I have been trying to put my finger on the relationship between our day-to-day experiences and the more fundamental transformations our … Continue reading

27. December 2012 by Philipp
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…on my way to Berlin

…this week will be interesting. On Tuesday, I get to speak at Germany’s premier conference on the transformation of public administration, Effizienter Staat 2012 (#estaat12). In the afternoon, I’ll present my new book machiavelli.net – strategy for our open world … Continue reading

23. April 2012 by Philipp
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#OpenGov in Germany, Quo Vadis?

On Tuesday, we hosted a Japanese governmental delegation at CSC in Berlin. They were on a fact-finding mission to Brussels, Berlin, Paris and London to understand European developments in Open Government. Several of Germany’s deepest thinkers on Open Government willingly … Continue reading

23. January 2012 by Philipp
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Strategy for the N2N World

as I am preparing my keynote for the opening of the Alexander von Humboldt Institute on Internet and Society kickoff conference, I have been reflecting on the open statecraft research program. Five years ago, in 2006, O’Reilly (who earlier had … Continue reading

24. October 2011 by Philipp
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A quick note on the state of the art on the art of opening the state

25 years ago, in 1986, Fritz Kratochwil and Gerald Ruggie reminded us of the historicity of the state, by pointing at the hypocrisy of theories of statehood that assumed ontological inter-subjectivism (imagined communities), while at the same time positing epistemological … Continue reading

13. October 2011 by Philipp
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