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WASP-HS Seminar Series, Fall 2021
The WASP-HS research seminars are intended to present and discuss ongoing research on a broad range of exciting topics of relevance for WASP-HS. Seminars are held online once a month and organised in a series of 3-4 seminars with a common theme. WASP-HS researchers and invited national and international leading scholars present research results, ongoing research, or visions for future directions, followed by an open discussion.

Fall 2021: Undisciplined ethics and AI
The goal of these seminars would be to share, discuss and learn from others’ understandings/experience of ethics and talk about methods for studying AI ethics.
Time: 15.00-16.00

Chair: Teresa Cerratto Pargman, Professor of HCI, Stockholm University
Co-chair: Amanda Lagerkvist, Professor of Media and Communication Studies, Uppsala University

20 October - Studying Ethics and AI
How do we conceptualize ethics and technologies in order to study its meanings and importance in the realm of autonomous systems?
Speakers: Amanda Lagerkvist, Uppsala University; Charles Ess, University of Oslo

10 November - Views of Ethics and Autonomous Systems
How do we view/engage with the ethics of AI systems? What are the frameworks, perspectives, concepts and empirical methods we use to work with ethics and autonomous systems?
Speakers: Kia Höök, KTH; Jacek Smolicki, Uppsala University

8 December - Ethics + Innovation = True?
How do we innovate with AI in responsible ways? What are the challenges of innovating responsibly?
Speakers: Virginia Dignum, Umeå University; David Ryan Polgar, the founder of All tech is human.

19 January - Relationships between Law, Ethics and AI
Speakers: Jenny Eriksson Lundström, Uppsala University; Professor Peter Wahlgren, Stockholm University
Moderator: Associate professor, Cormac McGrath, Stockholm University
You can choose to attend one or more of the following sessions.

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