Blockchain for Trustworthy Digital Identity Systems: Socio-Technical Perspectives

The main aim of this topical collection: understanding, from the perspective of socio-technical perspectives, the social, legal, economic, political, ethical, and philosophical implications of blockchain-based IMs on digital society design, with a special focus (but not limited) to the following topics and questions: - Blockchain for digital identity: The proof of concept of self-sovereignty - Blockchain for digital identity: The true value of individual choice - Blockchain for digital identity: Political issues of consensus and legitimization. To read more, please click here


  • Piercosma Bisconti Lucidi

    Piercosma Bisconti Lucidi is a PhD candidate in "Human Rights and Global Politics: Legal, Philosophical and Economic Challenges" - DIRPOLIS Institute. I study the socio-cultural implications of interactive technologies. I am associate researcher of the CyberethicsLab, addressing the socio-technical implications of disruptive technologies in EU Horizon 2020 projects. Previously, I worked as Scientific Coordinator of the 1st level Master in "Artificial Intelligence: Law and Ethics of Emerging Technologies" of the European Unviersity of Rome.

  • Antonio Carnevale

    Antonio Carnevale is a Senior Researcher and Techno-Philosopher at CyberEthics. He holds a PhD in Political Philosophy from Scuola Studi Superiore Sant’Anna in Pisa, where he held different research positions from 2009 to 2016. Previously, he spent research periods at the Institut für Sozialforschung at J.W. Goethe-University in Frankfurt am Main with the sponsorship of Axel Honneth (2003), and was visiting scholar at the Committee on Social Thought of the University of Chicago (2006).

  • Federica Russo

    Federica Russois a philosopher of science and technology at the Universiteit van Amstardam. I held several research, teaching, and visiting positions at the University of Ferrara (IT) Free University of Brussels (BE), University of Kent (UK), Université catholique de Louvain (BE), University of Pittsburgh (UK), London School of Economics (UK), University of Padova (IT). My current research concerns epistemological, methodological, and normative aspects as they arise in the biomedical and social sciences, and in highly technologised scientific contexts.

  • Carmela Occhipinti

    Carmela Occhipinti is a researcher and innovation manager, graduated in Political Science, thesis in international law, at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. I worked for 24 years in the ICT, implementing a solid experience both technical/scientific and managerial. I’m a dynamic person able to efficiently work in different contexts, even in the international ones. Making use of my managerial attitude improved with the PMP, ITIL Expert, PRINCE2 Practitioner and SCRUM Master (Agile) certifications.

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