Impact

LANCAR is collaborating with Internet Society Netherlands (ISOC NL) and Make Media Great Again (MMGA), organizations aimed at improving the quality of information and argumentation on the internet. Together, they aim to create tools that can help people to enhance their argumentation and critical thinking skills.

LANCAR valorization partner Ruben Brave and LANCAR coordinator Jean Wagemans are participating in the Academic Workshop on Disinformation organized by the City of Amsterdam.

Activities and publications

Guest Lecture – On April 20, 2022, Jean Wagemans gave a guest lecture on “Rhetoric and Argumentation” for the Moot Court of the Amsterdam Law Firm.

Workshop – Jean Wagemans participated in the second Academic Workshop on Disinformation organized by the City of Amsterdam that took place on April 6, 2021.

Guest Lecture – On February 17, 2022, Jean Wagemans gave a guest lecture titled “Research Projects on Argument-Checking” for the members of the Department of Research & Statistics of the City of Amsterdam.

WorkshopRuben Brave and Jean Wagemans participated in the first Academic Workshop on Disinformation organized by the City of Amsterdam that took place on November 24, 2021.

Discussion – On July 6, 2021, Fellowship Digital Europe organizes a discussion on Argument-Checking and Hope-Based Communication with Andreea Belu (European Digital Rights), Ruben Brave (Internet Society Netherlands) and the fellows of the Digital Europe Fellowship. For further info please see the website of the Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft.

Guest Lecture – On June 30, 2021, Jean Wagemans gave a guest lecture on “Rhetoric and Argumentation” for the Moot Court of the Amsterdam Law Firm.

Webinar – The ISOC NL / MMGA Working Group on Argumentation organized a webinar on Argument-Checking with the support of the Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS) of the University of Amsterdam. The webinar, titled Information Pollution Defence, took place on Feb 28, 2021 and included contributions from Alexander Blom (ISOC NL), Ruben Brave (MMGA), Stefan Mol (UvA), Camilla Nieman (ISOC NL), Robert Overweg (MMGA), Richard Rogers (UvA), Federica Russo (UvA) and Jean Wagemans (UvA).

Interview – Federica Russo and Jean Wagemans were interviewed by Camilla Nieman about their collaboration with ISOC NL / MMGA. Read the interview here.