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Explore our upcoming virtual events, find video and audio from our past events, and subscribe to stay updated on all of our talks, panels, and live webcasts.

Upcoming Events

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Jun 2, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

[Virtual] Data and COVID-19

Health data, contact tracing, and misinformation

Health data, contact tracing, and misinformation More

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Jun 3, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

Contact Tracing and Technology: A Deep Dive

BKC co-hosts conversation on digital data and public health

BKC co-hosts conversation on digital data and public health More

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Past Events

May 26, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

[Virtual] COVID-19 and Inequality in the Global South

Economic and healthcare fallouts for low-income countries

A discussion on the economic and healthcare fallouts for low-income countries More

May 14, 2020 @ 5:30 PM

[Virtual] Assembly Fellowship Project Showcase

2020 Assembly Fellows present projects designed to tackle the spread of disinformation

Learn about the 2020 Assembly fellowship projects More

May 12, 2020 @ 1:00 PM

[Virtual] Building Better Voting Systems

Video & Podcast: Featuring Ben Adida, Co-Founder and Executive Director of VotingWorks

Video & Podcast: It's conventional wisdom that voting machines are terrible. We can do better, and we can make voting safe and trustworthy in the COVID-19 era, says Ben Adida, co… More

Apr 29, 2020 @ 1:00 PM

[Virtual] Challenges in Digital Technology Then and Now

A Conversation With Jonathan Zittrain and Brad Smith

Jonathan Zittrain and Microsoft President Brad Smith will discuss how big tech might rise to new challenges and opportunities. More

Apr 29, 2020 @ 2:00 PM

[Virtual] Racial Health Disparities and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Video: Featuring Dr. Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde and Dr. Gabe Miller

Video: The most important factors behind racial health disparities, and how they are influencing health and mortality outcomes in the age of COVID-19. More

Apr 28, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

[Virtual] Borderless COVID-19, Restricted Vaccines

Video & Podcast: Assessing the global pricing of vaccines and treatments

Video & Podcast: Borderless Covid-19 confronts restricted vaccine More

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Apr 21, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

[Virtual] Data Overload: Data, Journalism, & COVID-19

Responsibly and accurately interpreting and reporting complicated data

Discussing the challenges journalists face obtaining, analyzing, and explaining data about the current pandemic. More

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Apr 14, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

[Virtual] Why Fairness Cannot Be Automated

Video & Podcast: Bridging the Gap Between EU Non-Discrimination Law & AI

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Apr 7, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

[Virtual] Bot or Human? Unreliable Automatic Bot Detection

Video & Podcast: An Analysis of Botometer

Video & Podcast: Jonas Kaiser and Adrian Rauchfleisch discuss their paper on Botometer's diagnostic ability over time More

Mar 31, 2020 @ 1:00 PM

Virtual Event: In Principle and in Practice

VIDEO & PODCAST: Featuring Jessica Fjeld and Ryan Budish

VIDEO & PODCAST: A conversation about AI principles More

Mar 25, 2020 @ 1:30 PM

[Canceled] Cyberlaw Clinic @ 20

Symposium on Lawyering, Tech, and the Public Interest

This event has been canceled but may be rescheduled. More

Mar 17, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

[Canceled] Tech and Human Rights

A Queer Dating Apps Case Study

This event has been canceled but may be rescheduled. More

Mar 9, 2020 @ 6:30 PM

Is Intellectual Property Racist?

Live Taping of the Podcast Hate 2 See It with Anjali Vats, Author of The Color of Creatorship

In this live taping of the Harvard Black Law Students Association's podcast Hate 2 See It, Anjali Vats discusses her new book The Color of Creatorship: Race, Intellectual Property… More

Mar 3, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

All Data Are Local

VIDEO & PODCAST: Thinking Critically in a Data-Driven Society

VIDEO & PODCAST: How to analyze data settings rather than data sets, acknowledging the meaning-making power of the local. More

Feb 18, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

"Everything is better with better broadband" featuring Christopher Ali

VIDEO & PODCAST: Broadband deployment in rural America

VIDEO & PODCAST: The United States spends $6billion a year on rural broadband deployment, and yet the digital divide may be growing. Where is this money going? More

Feb 12, 2020 @ 5:00 PM

From JD to Data Science: A Case Study in AI and Law

Co-Hosted with the Harvard Data Science Initiative

Zac Kriegman describes his path from a Harvard JD to a data science career focused on deep learning. More

Feb 4, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

Advancing Racial Literacy in Tech

Featuring Dr. Howard Stevenson

Part of the BKC Luncheon Series More

Dec 2, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

To Unsafe Harbors: How the new EU Copyright Directive Will Change the Web

Featuring Julia Reda

Former Member of the European Parliament reflects on the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market More

Nov 21, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Between Truth and Power: The Legal Constructions of Informational Capitalism

Featuring Julie Cohen

VIDEO & PODCAST: Julie Cohen explores the relationships between legal institutions and political and economic transformation. More

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Nov 19, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Sharenthood: How Parents, Teachers, and Other Trusted Adults Harm Youth Privacy & Opportunity

Featuring Leah Plunkett

VIDEO & PODCAST: How and why adults should not (or should) share information about kids and teens through digital technologies More