Cyber Policy Center Online Seminars 2020-2021

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Events at the Cyber Policy Center

The Cyber Policy Center brings experts together from around the world to discuss emerging research in the areas of technology, governance and public policy.

October 14, 10 a.m.-11 a.m. | Media Literacy

What does the research say about the impact and effectiveness of media literacy, what new efforts and initiatives aim to bolster the public's understanding of their media sources, and how can learnings inform both corporate and government policy? With Jayne Cubbage, Jennifer Kavanaugh, Kristin Lord and Claire Wardle, in conversation with Kelly Born.
Social Media and Democracy book symposium

YouTube recording

Symposium on the book, Social Media and Democracy: The State of the Field and Prospects for Reform, edited by Nathaniel Persily and Joshua Tucker

Recording from event held September 8th, 2020

A half-day symposium with authors of the book Social Media and Democracy: The State of the Field and Prospects for Reform, exploring the emerging multi-disciplinary field of social media and democracy, by synthesizing what we know, identifying what we do not know and obstacles to future research, and charting a course for the future inquiry. 

Upcoming Events

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October 6: The Rise of Digital Authoritarianism: China, AI and Human Rights

Four events, focused on the rise of digital authoritarianism. Part 3, China as an Emerging Global AI Superpower looks at how we should think about China's growing influence in the realm of AI and the attendant geopolitical risks and implications.
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October 21: Digital Trade War

A panel discussion with Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director of the Cyber Policy Center, Dmitry Grozoubinski, founder of, and visiting professor at University of Strathclyde, along with Anu Bradford, Henry L. Moses Professor of Law and International Organizations at Columbia Law School and author of How the European Union Rules the World, for a discussion and exploration of the digital trade war.
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Exploring Potential “Solutions” to Online Disinformation

Guests Adam Berinsky, Director of the MIT Political Experiments Research Lab (PERL), David Rand, Director of the Human Cooperation Laboratory and the Applied Cooperation Team, both of MIT, and Avi Tuschman, Founder and CIO of Pinpoint Predictive

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Towards Cyber Peace, Closing the Accountability Gap

Hosted by Cyber Policy Center's Marietje Schaake, along with guests Stéphane Duguin, CEO of the Cyber Peace Institute and Camille François, CIO of Graphika and Mozilla Fellow.

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Stop Hate for Profit

Tech companies are not doing enough to fight hate on their digital social platforms.