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mr. M.Z. (Max) van Drunen

Faculty of Law
Information Law

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
  • Room number: 5.06
Postal address
  • Postbus 15514
    1001 NA Amsterdam
  • Profile

    Max van Drunen is a PhD candidate at the Institute for Information Law. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology (2014) and a Master’s degree in Civil and European Law (2015 and 2016). His research is part of the Personalised Communications project and is being supervised by Natali Helberger. It focuses on the responsibilities that platforms and traditional media organisations take on when they implement news personalisation, especially from the perspective of data protection and media law. 

  • Publications


    • van Drunen, M. Z., Helberger, N., & Bastian, M. (2019). Know your algorithm: what media organizations need to explain to their users about news personalization. International Data Privacy Law.



    Talk / presentation

    • Borgesius, F. (speaker) & van Drunen, M. (speaker) (5-3-2019). What problem is AI explainability supposed to solve?, Explainable Artificial Intelligence: Can We Hold Machines Accountable?.


    • Bodó, B. (organiser), van Drunen, M. Z. (organiser), Helberger, N. (organiser) & Bodó, B. (participant) (2-2-2018). Amsterdam workshop on news personalization, Amsterdam, Netherlands (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Möller, J. (organiser), Puschmann, C. (organiser), Helberger, N. (chair), Eskens, S. J. (participant), Bodó, B. (participant) & van Drunen, M. Z. (participant) (7-12-2017). Algorithmic Personalization & News, Hamburg, Germany (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
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