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Upcoming Events

May 17, 2022 @ 12:00 PM

The Tower and the Park: Structural Misalignments of Social Media

Joanne Cheung will discuss “Real Estate Politik: Democracy and the Financialization of Social Networks"...

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May 17, 2022 @ 10:00 AM

Living by Protocol

presented metaLAB (at) Harvard & FU Berlin

Living by Protocol queries the reflections of artists on, with, and by social media. The nine grid structured monitors within Harvard Art Museums' Lightbox Gallery become a lens…

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May 18, 2022 @ 2:00 PM

The Tech That Comes Next: How Changemakers, Philanthropists, and Technologists Can Build an Equitable World

Afua Bruce discusses her and Amy Sample Ward's "The Tech That Comes Next" with Sue Hendrickson and Amritha Jayanti.

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Past Events

Apr 21, 2022 @ 5:00 PM

Private Consciences and Public Companies: Whether and How to Work within Big Tech

How should students think about working for Big Tech companies? What are the ethical considerations that students should ponder?

Apr 21, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

Demystifying Intellectual Property

IP for an Innovative and Creative Economy with Daren Tang, Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization

Daren Tang, Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization - WIPO, will participate in a discussion of intellectual property (IP) for an innovative and creative…

Apr 20, 2022 @ 12:00 PM

So You Want to Work on Public Interest Cybersecurity

A Conversation with Eva Galperin

Eva Galperin discusses her wide-ranging work in cybersecurity with Kendra Albert.

Apr 19, 2022 @ 12:30 PM

Art in Evidence: Narrative, Digital Archives, and Transnational Advocacy for Justice

“Murder in Paris” filmmaker Enver Samuel will join human rights lawyer Nani Jansen Reventlow and Razia Saleh, archivist for the Nelson Mandela Foundation, in a conversation…

Apr 12, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

Design From the Margins: Centering the Decentered

hosted by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

At the Belfer Center, Afsaneh Rigot discusses findings from the "Digital Crime Scenes" report with Jessica Fjeld, Jack Harrison-Quintana (Grindr), and Kathryn Harnett (WhatsApp),…

Mar 23, 2022 @ 4:30 PM

Student and Research Assistant ‘Unoffice Hours’

For Current Harvard Students

Learn about RA opportunities available for current Harvard students for Spring 2022...

Jan 25, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

BKC Research Assistant Information Session

for current Harvard students

Learn about RA opportunities available for current Harvard students for Spring 2022...

Event Series

Researching with the Lumen Database: Q&A Sessions: Jan 18 / Jan 25 / Feb 1 / Feb 8

Lumen is hosting a series of weekly sessions every Tuesday for potential researchers interested in working with the database.

Dec 14, 2021 @ 12:00 PM

Security by Spectacle: The Invention of Gray Hat Hacking & The Fight Against Microsoft in the 1990s

To reflect on contemporary battles and conundrums over socio-technical vulnerability and security, this talk will cover how former underground hackers—some of whom had broken the…

Dec 7, 2021 @ 12:00 PM

IfRFA Presents: First Amendment Careers

This event showcased the work of several friends of IfRFA who work on a range of freedom of expression issues. Panelists discussed how they came into their current roles, provided…

Nov 18, 2021 @ 12:00 PM

The Technology Future We Want: Imagining Positive Futures for Social Media

EVENT RECAP: "Psychedelic Bubbles and a Non-Euclidian Costume Party: Imagining positive futures for social media"

Nov 15, 2021 @ 3:00 PM

#NoTechforICE: Big Tech, Bureaucratic Violence, and Immigrant Justice

A CyberLaw Clinic co-sponsored event

Nov 2, 2021 @ 12:00 PM

Accounting for AI — a Comparison of Methods

VIDEO: Join the discussion about the pros and cons of different methods of holding AI accountable...

Oct 19, 2021 @ 1:00 PM

Private Social Media Data in the Public Interest: What’s Next?

VIDEO: This October 19 panel explored dilemmas, debates, and paths forward for public interest research access to social media data.

Oct 1, 2021 @ 12:00 PM

Protecting and Promoting AI Innovation: Patent Eligibility Reform as an Imperative for National Security and Innovation

Three Part Virtual Symposium - Security, Privacy, and Innovation: Reshaping Law for the AI Era

VIDEO: Security, Privacy, AI, Law

Sep 24, 2021 @ 12:00 PM

Constitutional Values and the Rule of Law in the AI Era: Confronting a Changing Threat Landscape

Three Part Virtual Symposium - Security, Privacy, and Innovation: Reshaping Law for the AI Era

VIDEO: Security, Privacy, AI, Law

Sep 21, 2021 @ 12:00 PM

Berkman Klein Center Fall 2021 Virtual Open House

VIDEO: BKC Fall 2021 Virtual Open House

Sep 17, 2021 @ 12:00 PM

Responding to AI Enabled Surveillance and Digital Authoritarianism

Three Part Virtual Symposium - Security, Privacy, and Innovation: Reshaping Law for the AI Era

VIDEO: Security, Privacy, AI

May 26, 2021 @ 10:00 AM

Framing Decisions

Video & Podcast: A Book Talk about Human Advantage in an Age of Technology and Turmoil

Video & Podcast: A book talk about human advantage in an age of technology and turmoil

May 20, 2021 @ 12:00 PM

Mistrust: How to revitalize civics at a moment of low public trust in institutions

Video & Podcast: A book talk with Ethan Zuckerman and Martha Minow

Video & Podcast: Author and digital communities scholar Ethan Zuckerman, in conversation with Martha Minow, discusses his new book on mistrust in American and global institutions…