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Upcoming Events

Dec 5, 2022 @ 12:30 PM

Algorithmic Discrimination & Fairness: Reducing the Gap Between the Legal & Technical?

There is a vast body of legal and technical literature focused on what fairness means in the context of algorithms and how fairness can be measured. This panel will…

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Past Events

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 7, 2022 @ 12:30 PM

Lawyering After Dobbs: Securing Care and Digital Privacy

Tuesday, November 8

Join us on November 8, 2022 at the Berkman Klein Center for a discussion led by …

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.

Oct 12, 2022 @ 4:00 PM

Fall 2022 Open House

Harvard University community, join us for our Fall 2022 Open House!

Oct 11, 2022 @ 12:30 PM

Data at the End of the World: A Book Talk with Brian Michael Murphy

The author of "We the Dead" in conversation with Jessica Fjeld on Tuesday, October 11...

Oct 4, 2022 @ 12:00 PM

CHOKEPOINT CAPITALISM: how to beat Big Tech and Big Content to get artists paid

Rebecca Giblin and Cory Doctorow on how Big Tech and Big Content captured creative labor markets, and how we'll win them back

In conversation with Rebecca Tushnet, Rebecca Giblin and Cory Doctorow will discuss ideas from their new book CHOKEPOINT CAPITALISM, deconstructing the playbook Big Tech and Big…

Oct 3, 2022 @ 12:00 PM

Book Talk: Black Skinhead & Meme Wars

Join us Mon., Oct. 3, for a unique hybrid book talk with Brandi Collins-Dexter, Joan Donovan, Brian Friedberg...

Sep 20, 2022 @ 12:30 PM

Possession in Copyright by Analogy

A talk by Dr. Poorna Mysoor

Join us on Tuesday, September 20th, for a talk by Dr. Poorna Mysoor, Fellow and Director of Studies in Law,…

Sep 19, 2022 @ 5:00 PM

The Future of Online Lending: A Discussion of Controlled Digital Lending and Hachette with the Internet Archive

Join us for a discussion with Brewster Kahle, founder and digital librarian of the Internet Archive, about the pending Hachette v. Internet Archive case and the future of digital libraries

Brewster Kahle, founder and digital librarian of the Internet Archive, spoke about the pending Hachette v. Internet Archive case and the future of digital libraries. Kahle was…

Jun 28, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

Empowering People in Their Digital Lives: A Conference on Digital Self-Determination

Hosted by the Directorate of International Law of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, in collaboration with the Federal Office of Communications and the International…

May 18, 2022 @ 2:00 PM

The Tech That Comes Next: How Changemakers, Philanthropists, and Technologists Can Build an Equitable World

Afua Bruce discusses her and Amy Sample Ward's "The Tech That Comes Next" with Sue Hendrickson and Amritha Jayanti.

May 17, 2022 @ 12:00 PM

The Tower and the Park: Structural Misalignments of Social Media

Joanne Cheung will discuss “Real Estate Politik: Democracy and the Financialization of Social Networks"...

May 17, 2022 @ 10:00 AM

Living by Protocol

presented by metaLAB (at) Harvard & FU Berlin

May 17-July 3. Living by Protocol queries the reflections of artists on, with, and by social media. The nine grid structured monitors within Harvard Art Museums' Lightbox Gallery…

Apr 21, 2022 @ 5:00 PM

Private Consciences and Public Companies: Whether and How to Work within Big Tech

How should students think about working for Big Tech companies? What are the ethical considerations that students should ponder?

Apr 21, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

Demystifying Intellectual Property

IP for an Innovative and Creative Economy with Daren Tang, Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization

Daren Tang, Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization - WIPO, will participate in a discussion of intellectual property (IP) for an innovative and creative…

Apr 20, 2022 @ 12:00 PM

So You Want to Work on Public Interest Cybersecurity

A Conversation with Eva Galperin

Eva Galperin discusses her wide-ranging work in cybersecurity with Kendra Albert.

Apr 19, 2022 @ 12:30 PM

Art in Evidence: Narrative, Digital Archives, and Transnational Advocacy for Justice

“Murder in Paris” filmmaker Enver Samuel will join human rights lawyer Nani Jansen Reventlow and Razia Saleh, archivist for the Nelson Mandela Foundation, in a conversation…

Apr 12, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

Design From the Margins: Centering the Decentered

hosted by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

At the Belfer Center, Afsaneh Rigot discusses findings from the "Digital Crime Scenes" report with Jessica Fjeld, Jack Harrison-Quintana (Grindr), and Kathryn Harnett (WhatsApp),…

Mar 23, 2022 @ 4:30 PM

Student and Research Assistant ‘Unoffice Hours’

For Current Harvard Students

Learn about RA opportunities available for current Harvard students for Spring 2022...

Jan 25, 2022 @ 11:00 AM

BKC Research Assistant Information Session

for current Harvard students

Learn about RA opportunities available for current Harvard students for Spring 2022...