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Ylva Biri

Ylva Biri is a PhD candidate in the Doctoral Programme of Language Studies at the University of Helsinki, where she also received her MA in English philology. Her employment at the university is funded by the University of Helsinki Research Foundation. Biri’s main areas of research interests are corpus linguistics, pragmatics and sociolinguistics, especially in internet communication. Her independent PhD research project combines quantitative corpus-linguistic methods and qualitative discourse analysis to investigate how users express their opinion and personal evaluation in social media communities on different platforms. Biri is a qualified teacher of English as a Foreign Language and has non-academic work experience in teaching and localisation.

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Artificial intelligence makes it possible today to distinguish profiles based on user data, on the basis of which administrators of social networks and large media companies know which groups are sensitive to which types of information. However, how transparent and correct is this information?

The intention is to gather scientific insights about major societal challenges in LIAS on the basis of international and interdisciplinary consultation.

Luc Sels

Rector KU Leuven and Co-Chair LIAS Foundation