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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? What approaches do we need to develop to engage with ethics and AI?
Confirmed 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?
Confirmed 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?
Confirmed speakers: Virginia Dignum, Umeå University; TBD

19 January - Relationships between Law, Ethics and AI
Speakers: Jenny Eriksson Lundström, Uppsala University; Cecilia Magnusson Sjöberg, Stockholm University
You can choose to attend one or more of the following sessions.

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