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PDI Seminar Series – Polarization & Echo Chambers

October 16th, 2018 - 4:15 pm to 6:15 pm

Room 280A, Crown Law Building, Stanford Law School

Note: This seminar series is open only to Stanford faculty and scholars.

The Project on Democracy and the Internet’s Fall Seminar Series on Free Speech, Democracy, and the Internet is hosted by Nate Persily, James B. McClatchy Professor of Law at Stanford, and Monika Bickert, Head of Global Policy Management at Facebook, every Tuesday, from September 25 to November 27 (excluding holidays).

The goal of this seminar series is to encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing as we address the impact of the internet on democracy and build this new field of study. Guest speakers from academia and the technology sector will cover topics including disinformation, polarization, hate speech, political advertising, media transformation, election integrity, and legal regulation of internet platforms in the U.S. and abroad.

Speakers

Shanto Iyengar, Professor of Political Science, Stanford University 

Matthew Gentzkow, Professor of Economics, Stanford University

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