Mr. Rafael Capurro

rafael capurro

Rafael Capurro, Chair of International Center for Information Ethics (ICIE)

Rafael studies of Humanities in Chile. Licentiate in Philosophy from Colegio Máximo, Universidad del Salvador (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1970).Study of documentation on training institute for documentation (LID) (Frankfurt 1972-73).Promotion in philosophy at the University of Dusseldorf (1978) Speaker of the Managing Director of FIZ Karlsruhe (1980-1985). Professor of Information Science and Ethics at the Hochschule der Medien (Stuttgart Media University) (1986 to 2009). Habilitation of Practical Philosophy at the  University of Stuttgart (1989). Associate Professor of Practical Philosophy at the Institute of Philosophy of Universtät Stuttgart (1989-2004). Founder and Chair of the Center for Information Ethics Interntional (ICIE) (since 1999). Member of the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies (EGE) of the European Commission (2000-2010).Founding Member of the World Technology Network (WTN). Distinguished Researcher in Information Ethics, the School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA (2010-2012). Distinguished Researcher at the ACEIE, Department of Information Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa (since 2012). Senior Fellow of the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan (since 2014). Editor of the International Review of Information Ethics (IRIE) (since 2004). Director of the Steinbeis Transfer Institute Information Ethics (STI-IE) (2008-2013). Member of the Advisory Board of the Institute of Digital Ethics (IDE), Hochschule der Medien (HDM) (since 2014). Member of the Advisory Board of ID4Africa (since 2014).