Past Events


October 23 Monday

Free Speech & Security in the Age of Social Media Coffee & Conversation with Monika Bickert

The Center for Global Legal Challenges, The Information Society Project, and the National Security Group Present

Free Speech & Security in the Age of Social Media Coffee & Conversation with Monika Bickert Head of Product Policy and Counterterrorism, Facebook

In dialogue with World Fellow Raheel Khursheed

August 29 Tuesday
April 18 Tuesday

It’s Too Complicated: How the Internet Upends Katz, Smith, and Electronic Surveillance Law with Susan Landau

It’s Too Complicated: How the Internet Upends Katz, Smith, and Electronic Surveillance Law with Susan Landau, Professor of Cybersecurity Policy

April 4 Tuesday

The Clinic on Governance Innovation and the Information Society Project invite you to: Blockchain and the Future of Transparent and Accountable Government

Come connect with the leading civic innovators pioneering the development and deployment of Blockchain to learn what this groundbreaking technology is, how it is being used to create more transparent and accountable legal and governing processes, and where the risks and pitfalls might be.

March 29 Wednesday

A Conversation with Travis LeBlanc '03 – Net Neutrality, Cybersecurity, and Beyond

Join ACS, the Information Society Project, TechSoc, and YLBS for a conversation with Travis LeBlanc and BJ Ard at 6pm on March 29th in room 120. How will net neutrality fare in the new administration? What steps can be taken to safeguard it? What options does the administration have available to tear down the framework already built? Dinner will be served.

March 28 Tuesday

Rethinking Internet Freedom in the Age of Cyber Control; Dr. Laura DeNardis

Laura DeNardis, M.Eng, Ph.D., is a Professor of Internet architecture and governance and Faculty Director of the Internet Governance Lab at American University in Washington, D.C.

March 21 Tuesday

Wikimedia Foundation vs. NSA: Fighting against the chilling effects of online surveillance

Jim Buatti and Zhou Zhou, attorneys at the Wikimedia Foundation, will discuss Wikimedia's lawsuit against the NSA for its mass surveillance of internet communications.

February 14 Tuesday

The International Law of Whistleblowers Conference

This conference will bring together academics and practitioners to discuss the legal protections for whistleblowers, their role in checking executive action, and public perceptions surrounding whistleblowers and its effect on the public interest defense.

10:00 - 11:30 am:   "Whistleblowers’ Shields: Anonymity and Asylum"  SLB 121

January 24 Tuesday

Weaponizing Information: Propaganda to Cyber Conflict

Information warfare is the use of information to delegitimize rivals and adversaries and/or to push a state’s agenda. The” Weaponizing Information” conference, co-hosted by the Center for Global Legal Challenges and the Information Society Project, will bring together legal, policy, political science, and military experts to discuss the history and future trajectory of information warfare in the internet age.

November 15 Tuesday

The Tallinn Manual Journey: Identifying the International Law Applicable to Cyber Operations with Michael Schmitt

Michael Schmitt is Chairman & Charles H. Stockton Professor at the US Naval War College’s Stockton center for the Study of International Law and Professor of Public International Law at Exeter Law School in the United Kingdom.

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