Blockchain, Trust, and Confidence

This reading group explored ways in which blockchain technology could contribute to bringing more trust and confidence in existing social and institutional arrangement. Readings covered notions of trust and confidence, investigating the extent to which blockchain technology can either strengthen or weaken these concepts. The goal was, ultimately, to have a better understanding of how to design blockchain-based systems that promote trust and confidence

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Extitutional Theory

This working group studied and advanced the research on Extitutional Theory, a new field of scholarship that presents itself as a complement to Institutional Theory.

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Legal Aspects of Media

Mannan, M., Module “Legal Aspects of Media” — Master in Critical Media Studies at Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia (20 hours), May/June 2021. N.B. Lectures, among other things, covered governance of media industries by blockchain technologies.

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