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May 42022

Disrupting Big Tech: Independent, Community-Rooted AI Research focused on Africa & the African diaspora

May 4th, 2022 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm PT - The Center for African Studies (CAS) is excited to host...

Mar 282022

Decolonizing Data, One Language at a Time.

March 28th, 2022 - 9:30 am to 11:00 am PT - At a time of growing anxiety about the ubiquity of...

Feb 232022

Transnational Advocacy in the Digital Era. Think Global, Act Local

February 23rd, 2022 - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm PT - Digital advocacy organizations are a novel, significant addition to the...

Jan 272022

Zero-rating in Africa, Reconsidered

January 27th, 2022 - 9:00 am to 10:30 am PT - Throughout the world, people access the Internet via various zero-rated...

Dec 82021

Seattle Arts & Lectures with Lucy Bernholz

December 8th, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PT - In How We Give Now, Lucy Bernholz shows that philanthropy is...

Dec 12021

The Political Life of an Epidemic: Cholera, Crisis and Citizenship in Zimbabwe

December 1st, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PT - This talk will focus on the the social politics of...

Nov 162021

Philanthropy and Power

November 16th, 2021 - 4:30 pm to 5:45 pm PT - Join us for a conversation about the many intersections of...

Nov 42021

Making a difference without millions: How Americans give now

November 4th, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PT - Join our distinguished panelists for a dynamic discussion on Lucy...

Oct 202021

Talk Radio Europe: How We Give Now

October 20th, 2021 - 8:10 am to 8:25 am PT - Listen to Talk Radio Europe to hear Lucy Bernholz discuss...

Oct 122021

Rewriting the Rules of Philanthropy: How We Give Now

October 12th, 2021 - 8:00 am to 9:00 am PT - Philanthropy is not the sole domain of institutions or wealthy...

Oct 122021

Book Launch: How We Give Now: A Philanthropic Guide for the Rest of Us

October 12th, 2021 - 3:00 am to 4:00 am PT - Sciences Po, the ESSEC Philanthropy Chair and the Philanthro-Lab are...

Jun 162021

Leading Together 2021: Digital Dependencies, Discrimination, and Democracy: What are Philanthropy’s Roles?

June 16th, 2021 - 11:20 am to 12:10 pm PST - Every aspect of public life depends on digital systems. Awareness...

Jun 162021

Decoding Digital Democracy in Africa

June 16th, 2021 - 9:00 am to 10:00 am PST - The Digital Civil Society Lab is delighted to be partnering...

Jun 22021

The Costs of Connection: How Data is Colonizing Human Life and Appropriating it for Capitalism

June 2nd, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PDT - In this talk, Couldry and Mejias draw on their recent...

May 262021

Hashtag heroes vs. disinfo dystopia: The left, the right, and the truth about social media activism

May 26th, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PDT - Recent scholarship has generated two distinct impressions of US-based social...

May 242021

Seeing Silicon Valley: Life Inside a Fraying America

May 24th, 2021 - 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm PDT - Acclaimed photographer Mary Beth Meehan and Stanford Professor of Communication...

May 192021

Toward a Pluriverse of Care: Messaging Transnational Indigenous Protest

May 19th, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PDT - Scholars of social media and social protest have established that...

May 192021

2021 Tech and Racial Equity Conference: Anti-Racist Technologies for a Just Future

May 19 - 20th, 2021 - 10:00 am to 5:30 pm PDT - May 19-20 Rapidly developing technologies can be an unprecedented force...

May 122021

Civic signals: The qualities of flourishing digital spaces

May 12th, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PDT - Talia Stroud is a Professor of Communication Studies and Journalism and...

May 62021

Book Launch: Digital Technology and Democratic Theory

May 6th, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am PDT - Join the Ada Lovelace Institute, Department of Media and Communications...

May 52021

The Black Freedom Struggle & Movement Capture

May 5th, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PDT - Utilizing a historical lens, this talk will examine the influence...

Apr 282021

Reviving Africa’s Endangered Civic Spaces

April 28th, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PDT - As threats to digital rights continue, it is important to...

Apr 142021

The Challenges of Audits, Accountability & Algorithmic Justice

April 14th, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PDT - As its popularity and proliferation increase, AI tools are slowly...

Apr 122021

Kate Crawford, Atlas of AI

April 12th, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm - Kate Crawford is a leading expert on how artificial intelligence is altering...

Apr 82021

AI and Democracy: Pursuing the Possibilities

April 8th, 2021 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm PDT - Democracy and the Digital Transformation of Our Lives Digital technologies...

Apr 72021

How Status Seeking and Social Learning Shape Political Polarization on Social Media: Evidence from a Mixed-Method Field Experiment on Twitter

April 7th, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PDT - Popular narratives about how social media shapes political polarization emphasize...

Mar 192021

Conversation between Writers of Digital Technology and Democratic Theory

March 19th, 2021 - 9:30 am to 10:30 am PDT - One of the most far-reaching transformations in our era is...

Feb 172021

I Was Still Black When He Gave Me 200k: Transnational Frictions, Class, and the Tech Entrepreneurial Life

February 17th, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm - Please join the Center for African Studies and Stanford PACS...

Feb 162021

Pre-Conference Session: Syndemic Crises, Philanthropy and Civil Society – A Discussion Of Blueprint 2021

February 16th, 2021 - 9:00 am to 10:00 am PT - Lucy Bernholz, director of the Stanford PACS Digital Civil Society...

Jan 212021

Book launch: Digital Technology and Democratic Theory

January 21st, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:15 am - Join Stanford PACS and Data & Society for a special...

Oct 92020

Race, Technology and Civil Society: Foundations + Intersections

October 9th, 2020 - 9:30 am to 11:00 am - How is racial bias coded into technological systems? Can technology...

Sep 212020

Metrics at Work: Journalism and the Contested Meaning of Algorithms

September 21st, 2020 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm - When the news moved online, journalists suddenly learned what their...

Jul 92020

[Virtual Event] #RaceTechCS Twitter Chat

July 9th, 2020 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm - How are technologies being used to surveil BIPOC communities and...

Jun 242020

[Virtual Event] Protecting the Black Vote during COVID-19

June 24th, 2020 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am - COVID-19 promises to have a significant impact on the 2020...

Jun 32020

[Virtual Event] Legitimizing True Safety

June 3rd, 2020 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am - In 2016, the Detroit Police Department rolled out a real-time...

Feb 252020

Jen Schradie – The Revolution That Wasn’t: How Digital Activism Favors Conservatives

February 25th, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 7:20 pm - The internet has been hailed as a leveling force that...

Feb 212020

Book Talk | Meaningful Inefficiencies

February 21st, 2020 - 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm - Public trust in the institutions that mediate civic life—from governing...

Feb 112020

Victoria Baines – Rethinking Citizen Engagement in Cybersecurity

February 11th, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 7:20 pm - Cybersecurity professionals are trained to counter threats and vulnerabilities in...

Feb 42020

Catherine Sandoval – Cybersecurity Paradigm Shift: The Hacker Paradigm Obscures Risks of Net Neutrality Repeal

February 4th, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 7:20 pm - Professor Sandoval unmasks the “hacker paradigm” that pervades cybersecurity analysis...

Jan 272020

Race and Digital Civil Society Lightning Talks & Lunch

January 27th, 2020 - 10:45 am to 1:30 pm - Bias in government automated decision systems, the future of farmwork,...

Jan 212020

+1 Speaker Series – Abbie van Sickle

January 21st, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 7:20 pm - The Comm230X +1 Speaker Series highlights evolving perspectives at the...

Jan 142020

Allen Gunn – Another Cloud is Possible: Rethinking Information Infrastructure for Civil Society

January 14th, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 7:20 pm - As civil society organizations become evermore dependent on digital technologies,...

Nov 132019

Creating a Just Technological Future

November 13th, 2019 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm - POSTPONED Due to unavoidable circumstances, this talk has been postponed....

Nov 52019

Jay Hamilton – What is Computational Journalism? How Could it Better Support Democracy?

November 5th, 2019 - 6:00 pm - Prof. Jay Hamilton discusses his work at the Stanford Computational...

Oct 312019

Digital Civil Society Conference

October 31 - November 1st, 2019 - 9:30 am to 5:00 pm - We depend on digital infrastructure, online information ecosystems, and networked...