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Upcoming Events

Event Series

Rebooting Social Media Fall Speaker Series

Weekly talks on social media topics from an exciting group of authors, social scientists, industry practitioners, legal academics, and computer scientists...

Past Events

Apr 18, 2023 @ 12:00 PM

Copyright, Text Mining and AI Training

4/18: A conversation presented by the University of Ottawa AI + Society Initiative and BKC, with the UOttawa Centre for Law, Technology and Society

4/18: Faith  Majekolagbe, Michael Geist, and Ruth Okediji discuss copyright issues  and recent developments regarding text and data mining.

Apr 13, 2023 @ 12:00 PM

Unwired: Gaining Control over Addictive Technologies

On April 13, Gaia Bernstein discusses her new book "Unwired: Gaining Control Over Addictive Technologies."

Apr 13, 2023 @ 4:00 PM

Student Salon Series: Balancing AI Innovation and Regulation - what is the role of AI auditing at the time of ChatGPTs arms race?

Join us on April 13, for the Berkman Klein Center’s second Student Salon Series event, Balancing AI Innovation and Regulation -- what is the role of AI auditing at the time of…

Apr 6, 2023 @ 12:30 PM

Advancing Platform Research through the EU Digital Services Act

This April 6 panel discussion explored tools the EU’s new Digital Services Act will offer to international researchers to better understand online platforms’ content moderation…

Apr 5, 2023 @ 12:30 PM

Digital Public Spaces for a Healthy Democracy: goals, values & aspirations

Join us on April 5 for a discussion about how to reimagine the digital public square...

Apr 4, 2023 @ 12:30 PM

Responsible Computing for Computer Science Education in Kenya

On April 4, Dr. Chao Mbogho will speak about the future of responsible computing in Kenya...

Mar 29, 2023 @ 12:30 PM

March 29: Technology and the Public Interest

Haochen Sun will discuss his new book with Jon Penney and Yong Jin Park...

Mar 28, 2023 @ 12:00 PM

The Challenge of Next-Generation AI

Russell Neuman will address practical issues of human-centered AI design as well as broader questions of privacy and public policy.

Mar 28, 2023 @ 5:30 PM

March 28: Storytelling, Migration Journeys, and Technology — Photo Exhibit

This exhibit asks the audience to consider and evaluate the human cost of an increasingly automated world.

Mar 23, 2023 @ 12:00 PM

“Weaponizing Misogyny”: Gender-Based Harassment’s Impact on Journalists and Free Expression

Join IfRFA for a discussion of how gender-based harassment online and off shapes our speech environment, leading to differing coverage and barriers to the free expression of ideas…

Mar 23, 2023 @ 3:00 PM

Imagining Alternative Social Media Designs

Explore how everything from novel constraints to finite structures can help us break out of the profit-driven engagement-obsessed platform world we currently inhabit.

Feb 28, 2023 @ 4:00 PM

The Propagandists’ Playbook

Dr. Francesca Tripodi discusses her book "The Propagandists' Playbook: How Conservative Elites Manipulate Search...

Feb 21, 2023 @ 9:30 AM

Gonzalez v. Google Live Analysis

Moderated by Kate Klonick, a panel of internet law experts will react to oral arguments in Gonzalez v. Google...

Feb 9, 2023 @ 12:30 PM

Student Salon Series: Moral Futurism: Digital Citizenship and the Rights of Youth in the Metaverse and Beyond

The Student Salon Series is a student-led event series bringing Harvard students into dialogue about tech topics, hosted by the Berkman…

Jan 12, 2023 @ 12:30 PM

Web3 Is Going Just Where?

January 12: a fireside chat with Molly White and Jonathan Zittrain

Dec 15, 2022 @ 8:00 AM

Reimagining Digital Identity: Designing for Better Futures in Times of Crisis

Culminating event for the BKC Fall 2022 Research Sprint on Digital Identity...

Nov 14, 2022 @ 3:45 PM

Fireside Chat: Social Media Governance in Turbulent Times

Please join us on Mon., Nov. 14, 3:45pm ET, for a discussion between Monika Bickert, Head of Global Policy Management at Meta, and Sue Hendrickson, Berkman Klein Center Executive…

Nov 8, 2022 @ 12:30 PM

Lawyering After Dobbs: Securing Care and Digital Privacy

Tuesday, November 8

Nov 7, 2022 @ 12:30 PM

How Should Data Governance be Shaped to Facilitate Altruistic Data Sharing?

Nov. 7, a Transatlantic Dialogue on Global Future-Casting and Youth Future-Building

Join us on Nov. 7 to discuss the challenges and questions around data governance and altruistic data sharing models.