Past Events

  • 2021 Mar 22

    Surveillance Capitalism or Democracy

    Registration Closed 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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    Join us for a Conversation with Shoshana Zuboff where she will discuss Surveillance Capitalism and Democracy. Towards Life 3.0: Ethics and Technology in the 21st Century is a talk series organized and facilitated by Mathias Risse, Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and Berthold Seitz Professor in Human Rights, Global Affairs and Philosophy. Drawing inspiration from the title of Max Tegmark’s book, Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, the series draws upon a range of scholars, technology leaders, and public interest...

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  • 2021 Mar 19

    Indigenous Women Convening for Peace, Justice, and Reconciliation

    Registration Closed 9:30am to 1:00pm

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    Join us for our Indigenous Women Convening for Peace, Justice, and Reconciliation. The Indigenous Women Convening on Peace, Justice, and Reconciliation brings together Indigenous scholars and women leaders from seven indigenous socio-cultural zones of the world to share stories of war and conflicts in their territories and find collective ways of ideating indigenous conflict resolution and peace-making processes. 

    This event is organized by the Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights, the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, the Scholars at Risk Program, and...

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  • 2021 Mar 15

    Mass Incarceration and the Human Rights Implications of AI

    Registration Closed 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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    Join us for a conversation with Laurin Leonard, where she will discuss her and her mother, Teresa Hodge's, work on software that aims to uphold human rights and create opportunities for those living with criminal convictions, to gain self-sufficiency through entrepreneurship. 

    Towards Life 3.0: Ethics and Technology in the 21st Century is a talk series organized and facilitated by Mathias Risse, Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and Berthold Seitz Professor in Human Rights, Global Affairs and Philosophy. Drawing inspiration...

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  • 2021 Mar 08

    Digital Witnesses: Ethical Challenges in Online Human Rights Investigations

    Registration Closed 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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    Virtual Event (Registration Required)

    Towards Life 3.0: Ethics and Technology in the 21st Century is a talk series organized and facilitated by Mathias Risse, Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and Berthold Seitz Professor in Human Rights, Global Affairs and Philosophy. Drawing inspiration from the title of Max Tegmark’s book, Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, the series draws upon a range of scholars, technology leaders, and public interest technologists to address the ethical aspects of the long-term impact of artificial intelligence on society and human life.

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  • 2021 Mar 05

    Social Justice Leaders Series led by Dr. Keisha N. Blain

    Registration Closed 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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    This webinar series, curated by Carr Center Fellow Keisha N. Blain, will feature social justice leaders working at the local, national, and international level. The series will highlight the work of leaders of color who are actively challenging racism and advancing human rights.

    Panelists:

    • Deborah D. Douglas | Eugene S. Pulliam Distinguished Visiting Professor of Journalism, DePauw University; senior leader, The OpEd Project
    • Dr. Keisha N. Blain (Moderator) | Associate Professor of...
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  • 2021 Mar 03

    Human Rights and the Military Coup in Myanmar

    Registration Closed 10:00am to 11:00am

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    Join us for our first Human Rights in Hard Places event this semester, a discussion on Human Rights and the Military Coup in Myanmar with leading activists in the region. The Carr Center’s Human Rights in Hard Places talk series offers unparalleled insights and analysis from the frontlines by human rights practitioners, policy makers, and innovators. The series is moderated by Carr Center Executive Director, Sushma Raman. 

    Speakers: 

    • Matthew Smith | co-founder and Chief...
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  • 2021 Feb 22

    Decolonizing AI: The Challenges, Opportunities, and the Urgency of Now

    Registration Closed 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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    Virtual Event (Registration Required)

    Towards Life 3.0: Ethics and Technology in the 21st Century is a talk series organized and facilitated by Mathias Risse, Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights, Global Affairs and Philosophy. Drawing inspiration from the title of Max Tegmark’s book, Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, the series draws upon a range of scholars, technology leaders, and public interest technologists to address the ethical aspects of the long-term impact of artificial intelligence on society and...

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  • 2021 Feb 18

    The Cause of all Humanity: Why the United States Should Support the International Criminal Court

    Registration Closed 10:00am to 11:00am

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    Join the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy for a presentation by Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji, President of the International Criminal Court on "The cause of all humanity: Why the United States should support the ICC.” His talk, moderated by Professor Kathryn Sikkink, will be followed by brief remarks by Dr. Geoff Dancy and Dr. Phuong Pham about their research on the effectiveness of the ICC.

    Panelists: 

    • Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji | President, International Criminal Court 
    • Dr. Geoff Dancy |...
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  • 2020 Dec 03

    Social Movements and the Mattering of Black Lives

    Registration Closed 1:30pm to 2:30pm

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    Please join the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy for its signature weekly series this fall, The Fierce Urgency of Now, featuring Black, Indigenous, People of Color scholars, activists, and community leaders, and experts from the Global South. Hosted and facilitated by Sushma Raman and Mathias Risse, the series also aligns with a course they will co-teach this fall at the Harvard Kennedy School on Economic Justice: Theory and Practice. 

    Panelists:

    • Megan Ming Francis | Associate Professor,...
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