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Gijs van Maanen, MA

  • Prof. Cobbenhagenlaan 221, Montesquieu Building, room M 409

    5037 DE Tilburg

    Netherlands

20172019
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Personal profile

Research interests

I have a background in history and philosophy of political science (both at Leiden University, cum laude). My history thesis was titled 'Deliberative democracy in the Netherlands' and focused on one specific deliberative 'mini public' which took place in the city of Groningen ('The G1000 Groningen'). In my philosophy thesis, I evaluated the social-political relevance of a new movement in feminist political theory called 'new materialism'.

My interests include, but are not limited to, democratic theory, deliberative democracy, political legitimacy, philosophy of immigration, feminist theory, and the philosophy of history.

Currently, I am working on a project on the ethics of big data usage by governments and citizens. The project is titled 'Designing a regulatory framework for citizen-friendly data communication by public actors', and my direct colleagues are prof. dr. Anne Meuwese, dr. Johan Wolswinkel, and Annemarie Balvert LLM.

Current courses

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Teaching

2019: Understanding the Information Society. BA Data Science course.
2019: Data Challenge 3. BA Data Scence course. 
2019: AJD B. Pre-master Law course.
2018: Data Challenge 3. BA Data Science course.
2018: Understanding the Information Society. BA Data Science course.

Research Output 2017 2019

Technologie als oplossing voor het klimaatprobleem (?)

van Maanen, G., 18 Mar 2019

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Cambridge Analytica en het probleem van de publieke sfeer

van Maanen, G., 25 Jul 2018, In : Friesch Dagblad.

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Cambridge Analytica en het probleem van de publieke sfeer

van Maanen, G., 3 Jul 2018

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Great expectations: On the relationships between technology, law, and politics in Dutch (open) data policies

van Maanen, G. & Balvert, A., Dec 2018. 16 p.

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Great expectations: On the relationships between technology, law, and politics in Dutch (open) data policies

van Maanen, G., Nov 2018. 16 p.

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Activities 2018 2019

  • 1 Invited talk
  • 1 Oral presentation

PSD2: An essay on privacy, identity, and the problem of indirect consent

Gijs van Maanen (Speaker)
14 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

Grote verwachtingen: Over open data als oplossing voor democratische problematiek

Gijs van Maanen (Speaker)
20 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkPopular