Centre for Internet research

What is the Centre for Internet Research?

The Centre for Internet Research was established 18 September 2000 with the aim of encouraging research in the social and cultural implications and functions of the internet.

The Centre for Internet Research is located at the Department of Information and Media Studies, University of Aarhus, Denmark.

The Centre for Internet Research promotes its aim through the following activities within its field:

* as a meeting place and forum for researchers in Aarhus and environs who are carrying out internet research related to the humanities and social sciences
* organising internal and external research seminars, conferences and the like
* working to establish Ph.D. stipends
* presenting research (through publications, lectures, teaching etc.)
* as a centre for knowledge about internet research (e.g. by means of a documentation centre and net portal)
* creating a network with a view to conveying information and exchanging knowledge in connection with the work of the centre
* collaborating on research projects at other research institutions

working to affiliate national and international visiting scholars with the centre

In addition, the centre will promote the aim of working to establish a Danish/Scandinavian research network for Internet research related to the humanities and social sciences, as well as to establish a national internet archive.