Events

Through discussions, lectures, conferences, and other gatherings, the Berkman Klein Center convenes diverse groups around a wide range of topics related to the Internet as a social and political space. The unique interactions generated through these events - both as process and product - are fundamental elements of the Berkman Klein Center's modus operandi. We encourage you to join us at the events listed below to learn, engage, and connect with our community.


Oct 10 2017 12:00pm to Oct 10 2017 12:00pm

HUBweek 2017: Programming the Future of AI: Ethics, Governance, and Justice

featuring Professor Chris Bavitz, Director of the Cyberlaw Clinic and special guests

How do we prepare court systems, judges, lawyers, and defendants to interact with autonomous systems? What are the potential societal costs to human autonomy, dignity, and due process from the use of these systems in our judicial systems?

Oct 18 2017 4:00pm to Oct 18 2017 4:00pm

Deep Mediatization: Social Order in the Age of Datafication

with Nick Couldry, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK and Berkman Klein Faculty Associate and Andreas Hepp, Zemki, University of Bremen, Germany

Social order - what counts as order in the social world - is changing in the digital era, the era of deep mediatization. How can social theory help us understand this shift, and what are the consequence for fundamental democratic values such as freedom and autonomy?