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Upcoming Events

Oct 19, 2021 @ 1:00 PM

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

This panel will explore dilemmas, debates, and paths forward for public interest research access to social media data.

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Past Events

Feb 8, 2021 @ 12:00 PM

Marginalized Women, Technology, COVID-19, and Intimate Partner Violence

Video & Podcast: Is there a vaccine for our pandemic?

Video & Podcast: Experts from multiple disciplines discuss how technology and online public spaces help (and hurt) violence victims amid COVID-19 policies and realities

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Feb 2, 2021 @ 12:00 PM

White Surveillance and Black Digital Publics

Video & Podcast: A Conversation with Dr. Apryl A. Williams and Dr. Allissa V. Richardson

Video & Podcast: Dr. Apryl A. Williams and Dr. Allissa V. Richardson will address the long-standing history of White vigilante-style surveillance of Black people in public spaces

Jan 13, 2021 @ 2:00 PM

Covid State of Play: 2021 Outlook and Vaccine Disinformation

Video & Podcast: Featuring Jonathan Zittrain, Margaret Bourdeaux, and Renée DiResta

Video & Podcast: Reflecting on 2020, the year ahead, and vaccine disinformation that has been proliferating online

Jan 6, 2021 @ 12:00 PM

A More Representative First Amendment?

Video & Podcast: A Conversation with Khaled Beydoun and Justin Hansford

Video & Podcast: Professors Khaled Beydoun and Justin Hansford join IfRFA Director Kendra Albert for a discussion of the way in which First Amendment work could better engage with…

Dec 16, 2020 @ 2:30 PM

Covid State of Play: Building a Public Sector Health Intelligence Capability

Video & Podcast: Investigating how public health officials can collect and utilize large amounts of data responsibly

Video & Podcast: Investigating how public health officials can collect and utilize vast sums of data responsibly

Dec 2, 2020 @ 2:00 PM

Covid State of Play: Covid, Racism, and Environmental Justice

Video & Podcast: How environmental injustice and racism have contributed to the disproportionate impact of the pandemic

Video & Podcast: How environmental injustice and racism have contributed to the disproportionate impact of the pandemic

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Nov 30, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

The True Costs of Misinformation

Video & Podcast: Producing Moral and Technical Order in a Time of Pandemonium

Video & Podcast: Misinformation-at-scale is now a feature of most major social media platforms, what can be done to mitigate its effects on the public?

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Nov 17, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

Red and Blue Realities: Political Discourse and the 2020 Election

Video & Podcast: How asymmetrically polarized media in the United States shape political discourse

Video & Podcast: How asymmetrically polarized media in the United States shape political discourse

Nov 12, 2020 @ 9:30 AM

Retrospective Contact Tracing: How States Can Investigate Covid-19 Clusters

Video & Podcast: A conversation with experts on how US states can implement retrospective contact tracing

Video & Podcast: A session exploring how US state and local public health leaders can implement retrospective contact tracing to identify Covid-19 clusters and mitigate their…

Nov 10, 2020 @ 4:00 PM

The Connected Parent: An Expert Guide to Parenting in a Digital World

Video & Podcast: A Harvard Law School Library Faculty Book Talk with Urs Gasser and John Palfrey

Video & Podcast A Harvard Law School Library Faculty Book Talk with Urs Gasser and John Palfrey

Oct 27, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

Election Chaos: Platform Preparations for the US Election

Video & Podcast: A discussion with evelyn douek and Julie Owono

Video & Podcast: Discover how platforms are preparing for disinformation campaigns in the forthcoming US election.

Oct 20, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

Two Geniuses Walk into a Zoom

Podcast & Video: A Conversation with Tressie McMillan Cottom & Mary L. Gray

Podcast & Video: Tressie McMillan Cottom & Mary L. Gray discuss their latest work in relation to their recent MacArthur Fellows award.

Oct 6, 2020 @ 2:00 PM

Covid State of Play: Authoritarian Politics & COVID-19

Video & Podcast: How Should U.S. public health officials lead in this political moment?

Video & Podcast: How Should U.S. public health officials lead in this political moment?

Oct 5, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

Cybersecurity: How Far Up the Creek Are We?

VIDEO & PODCAST: A Conversation between James Mickens and Jonathan Zittrain

Join BKC Board Members James Mickens and Jonathan Zittrain for a conversation that explores cybersecurity beyond its traditional boundaries of protecting data or code from bad…

Oct 1, 2020 @ 3:30 PM

Fall 2020 Virtual Open House

Berkman Klein Center and Friends

Please join us for our Fall 2020 Virtual Open House to learn about the Berkman Klein Center, our amazing community, and our Harvard friends. Berkman Klein faculty and staff look…

Jul 23, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

Data Alliances

Building capacity and access for data-driven research in the public interest

Christo Wilson and Rebecca Weiss present the state of online measurement platforms as they exist today, why they are not sufficient to address the scope and scale of the social…

Jun 17, 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

Jun 15, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

[Virtual] The Pandemic As a Portal

Video & Podcast: Tracking and enabling new possibilities

Video & Podcast: Three projects dedicated to capturing and documenting the new possible will talk about their experiences in this lunch hour

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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

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