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Dec8

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...

Past Events

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

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...

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...

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 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 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...

Oct 292019

Nicole Coleman – Are You Worried About Data Bias? Invest in Libraries

October 29th, 2019 - 6:00 pm - With our most powerful optimizing engines today fueled on information...

Oct 162019

Available Light: Photography, Intimacy and Apartheid

October 16th, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm - This event is part of the Africa Research Workshop at...

Oct 152019

Sharad Goel – Equitable Algorithms and Computational Policy

October 15th, 2019 - 6:00 pm - Machine learning algorithms are increasingly used to guide decisions by...

Oct 12019

Ge Wang – Humans in the Loop: The Artful Design of Technology

October 1st, 2019 - 6:00 pm - How might the shaping of technology make our lives richer...

May 292019

Digital Civil Society Policy Consultation

May 29th, 2019 - 10:00 am to 3:30 pm - It’s clear that the world is now digital. But why...

May 232019

Launch of the 2019 Ranking Digital Rights Corporate Accountability Index

May 23rd, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm - Join Stanford’s Global Digital Policy Incubator (GDPi), Ranking Digital Rights (RDR), the...

May 82019

Technology and Organizing for Racial Justice

May 8th, 2019 - 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm - Join us for a discussion of the ways that technology...

Apr 162019

The Future of Human-Centered AI: Governance Innovation and Protection of Human Rights

April 16th, 2019 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm - This all-day program will tackle the tensions between artificial intelligence...

Mar 72019

Old Civic Spaces in New Digital Places: Theorising Kenya’s Digital Civil Society

March 7th, 2019 - 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm - The concept of a digital civil society is a fluid...

Mar 62019

The Active Citizen in the Digital Age: Getting Connected

March 6th, 2019 - 5:00 pm - Democracy depends on participation. In the digital era, participation often...

Feb 112019

Come Together: Digital Associations and Democracy

February 11th, 2019 - 9:00 am to 5:30 pm - Digital technologies and democracy are topics of intense public discussion....

Dec 132018

Digital Technology and Democratic Theory

December 13 - 15th, 2018 - Please note this workshop is invitation-only and not open for...

Nov 302018

A Conversation with Virginia Eubanks

November 30th, 2018 - What do the map on your phone, your IRS audit...

Nov 282018

Data and Citizenship: Critical Questions and Research Perspectives from the Margins

November 28th, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm - Please join the Digital Civil Society Lab for a lecture...

Nov 132018

The Active Citizen in the Digital Age: Mobilization and Representation

November 13th, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Mobilization and Representation – Aditi Mehta, Tanzila Ahmed, and Alex...

Jun 272018

Digital Technology and Democratic Theory

June 27 - 30th, 2018 - Please note this workshop is invitation-only and not open for...

Jun 62018

Ordinary Social Listening in a Psychotechnological Age

June 6th, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Please join us for a talk by Prof. Naomi Waltham-Smith...

May 142018

Policy Responses to Fake News and Junk Science

May 14 - 15th, 2018 - Please note this workshop is invitation-only and not open for...

May 22018

Can Democracy Survive the Internet?

May 2nd, 2018 - 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm - Examine the impact of changing technology on political communication, campaigns,...

Apr 252018

The Active Citizen in the Digital Age: The Elite Charade of Changing the World

April 25th, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm - The Elite Charade of Changing the World – a Conversation...

Apr 192018

Social Media and Democracy, with the Social Science Research Council

April 19 - 20th, 2018 - The 2016 American elections intensifed popular as well as scholarly...

Feb 202018

Tim Wu – The Curse of Bigness Revisited

February 20th, 2018 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm - In the early 20th century, Louis Brandeis first asked whether...

Jan 112018

Predict-a-palooza: Civil Society Forecast 2018

January 11th, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am - Civil society – our shared space and work for the...

Dec 132017

The Active Citizen in the Digital Age: Getting Political

December 13th, 2017 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm - The Active Citizen in the Digital Age is an ongoing…

Nov 132017

What Did Silicon Valley Do to Democracy and the Media?

November 13th, 2017 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm - This panel is part of the Technology and Human Values series at...

Oct 232017

Digital Impact World Tour | New York City

October 23rd, 2017 - The Digital Civil Society Lab at the Stanford Center on…

May 42017

Digital Technology and Democratic Theory

May 4 - 6th, 2017 - Digital Technology and Democratic Theory is a three-part workshop series and...

Jan 172017

Digital Impact: Policy and Practice for the Nonprofit Sector in 2017

January 17th, 2017 - Join panelists Lucy Bernholz, Allen Gunn, Cayden Mak, Riana Pfefferkorn,…