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Upcoming Events

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.

Past Events

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 16, 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

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

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

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…

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.

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.

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

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.

Apr 13, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

[Virtual] Why Fairness Cannot Be Automated

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

Apr 6, 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

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

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.

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.

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…

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.