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Stories and announcements from the Berkman Klein Center

Jan 21, 2020

Your Guide to BKC @ ACM FAT* 2020

Talks and tutorials led by the Berkman Klein community

Engage with the Berkman Klein community at ACM FAT* 2020! More


Q&A: Jessica Fjeld on a New Berkman Klein Study of AI Ethical Principles

Lead author Jessica Fjeld discusses new paper "Principled Artificial Intelligence: Mapping Consensus in Ethical and Rights-based Approaches to Principles for AI"

Jan 15, 2020
Dec 19, 2019

Berkman Klein 2019 Roundup

A Twitter Thread

As 2019 comes to a close, BKC is rounding up some of the exciting things that happened around the Center this year! More

Dec 19, 2019

Lumen Comments on Copyright and Transparency for EU Meeting

Christopher Bavitz and Adam Holland joined an EU meeting to discuss the importance of data transparency in takedown regimes and key learnings from the Lumen Database.  More

Dec 2, 2019

Apply for our 2020-2021 Fellowship Program

Applications Due January 31, 2020

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University is now accepting fellowship applications for the 2020-2021 academic year through our annual open call. More

Nov 12, 2019

Illuminating the Flows – and Redactions – of Content Online

Arcadia to support expansion of Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center Lumen Database

Arcadia to support the expansion of Lumen Database More

Nov 5, 2019

German President Steinmeier discusses digital technology ethics at BKC event

The President of Germany, Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, joined the Berkman Klein Center for a special event More

Oct 11, 2019

Ethics and Governance of AI at Berkman Klein: Report on Impact, 2017-2019

We take stock of our first two years of work on the Ethics and Governance of AI Initiative More

Cyberlaw Clinic
Oct 1, 2019

Cyberlaw Clinic Announces Launch of New First Amendment Fellowship Program

Initiative for a Representative First Amendment seeks to cultivate a broader and more diverse community of freedom of expression practitioners More

Emerging Digital Issues from the Global South Working Group
Oct 1, 2019

Think South: Reimagining the Internet

Raising voices of our global community through poetry, indigenous art, and short pieces More

Aug 14, 2019

Apply for the 2020 Assembly: Disinformation Fellowship

Application closes on September 15 at 9:00pm EST More

Jul 31, 2019

Elisabeth Sylvan joins Berkman Klein Center as Managing Director

Sylvan brings a wealth of experiences, perspectives, skills, and networks to BKC More

Jul 19, 2019

What We Created During Assembly 2019

Over three months the BKC and MIT Media Lab’s third annual Assembly program built four projects that offer ways to move forward on the thorny problems at the intersection of AI… More

Jun 13, 2019

Berkman Klein Center Announces 2019-2020 Community

Announcing our new class of fellows and community members for 2019-2020 More

Jun 12, 2019

Announcing AccessCheck

Track website accessibility around the world

A new tool to track website accessibility, worldwide, in real time More

Jun 12, 2019

Artificial Intelligence in Society

A broad overview of the technical, economic, political, and social landscapes of AI, including its positive and negative impacts More

Jun 12, 2019

What are the OECD Principles on AI?

Five complementary values-based concepts for the responsible stewardship of trustworthy AI More

Jun 7, 2019

Introducing the Principled Artificial Intelligence Project

Berkman Klein’s Cyberlaw Clinic launches project to map AI principles and guidelines More

Jun 7, 2019

Your Guide to BKC @ RightsCon 2019

Panels and discussions led by the Berkman Klein community

Headed to the RightsCon 2019 in Tunisia? Members of the Berkman Klein community are leading and speaking at over 35 panels, workshops, and discussions. Check out… More

Jun 3, 2019

On YouTube’s Digital Playground

YouTube’s recommendation algorithm is under scrutiny for surfacing harmful content

BKC researchers lend insight into YouTube’s recommendation algorithm, which is under scrutiny for surfacing harmful content More