Bergen-Boston Forum 2023 & 2024
November 30 - December 1
We are happy to invite to a two-day workshop about AI and the Future of Protest Politics.
Prominent scholars from different disciplines will be discussing the impact of AI-based platforms, and their underlying technological and economic principles, on political discourse and protest.
TITLE: AI and the Future of Protest Politics: Politics and Emotions in the Age of Digital Transformation and Surveillance Capitalism
WHEN: 30th November (Thursday) – 1st December (Friday) 2023, from 9:00—17:00 (CET).
WHERE: The Philosophy Department in Bergen, Sydnesplassen 12/13, seminarrommet i 1. etasje
Together with MediaFutures, the event will draw on the Boston-Bergen Forum on Digital Futures—an international research network among the ‘Culture, Society & Politics’ and the ‘Practical Philosophy’ research groups at UiB’s Philosophy Department, the Applied Ethics Center at UMass Boston, and the MIT Program Human Rights and Technology.
Keynote: Herman Cappelen (Hong Kong, AI & Humanity Lab)
Rosalie Waelen (Twente)
James Wilson Williams (Copenhagen)
Eugenia Stamboliev (Vienna)
Alec Stubbs (UMass Boston)