EVENT: Digital Dilemmas: Addressing Human Rights in the Age of Social Media & AI

Sponsored by the International Law Student Association, the Tech, Law, & Security Program, and the War Crimes Research Office

Date: Monday, March 20

Time: 4 – 6 pm
Location: Ceremonial Classroom (Room NT01) | American University, Washington College of Law | 4300 Nebraska Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016
Please join us in-person at American University, Washington College of Law for a panel discussion on social media and AI enabled human rights abuses. Panelists will discuss how social media algorithms have been used to incite violence and spread disinformation (e.g. Myanmar, Ethiopia, and ISIS/ISIL). We will also be unpacking the domestic and international responses as well as the evolving content moderation policies. Followed by a catered reception. We will be joined by the following experts:
  • Rebecca Hamilton, Professor of Law, AU Washington College of Law
  • Dr. L. Yong Jin Park, Professor, Howard University & Visiting Scholar, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University
  • Jenny Domino, Senior Case & Policy Officer, Elections & Civic Space Content Policy Lead, Oversight Board (Meta) & Non-Resident Fellow, Atlantic Council Digital Forensic Research Lab
  • Peter Chapman, Associate Director and Tech and Human Rights Lead, Article One Advisors
  • Susan Benesch, Executive Director, Dangerous Speech Project & & Faculty Associate, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University

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