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Events for November 18, 2020

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American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting

November 18 - November 22
Cervantes Convention Center St. Louis, Missouri United States

> "We are thrilled to announce the theme of the 2020 AAA Annual Meeting to be held in St. Louis, MO: Truth and Responsibility. “Truth and Responsibility” is a call to reimagine anthropology to meet the demands of the present moment. The imperative to bear witness, take action, and be held accountable to the truths we […]

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8:00 am

‘There’s an app for that: Tech governance during COVID-19’ | Oxford Internet Institute

November 18 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Following the publication of Data Justice and COVID-19: Global Perspectives, the Oxford Internet Institute is hosting a discussion among leading experts to reflect on the enduring lessons for technological governance following from the pandemic. Edited by Linnet Taylor, Gargi Sharma, Aaron Martin and Shazade Jameson, Data Justice and COVID-19 is a unique collection of 38 […]

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11:00 am

Organizing Online Foreign Influence Efforts: Lessons from Topic Models and Content-Based Detection | Shorenstein Center

November 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Since 2014 there have been at least 74 nation-state led online influence campaigns targeting other countries through deceptive social media, with 21 of those in 2019 alone. How are such foreign influence efforts organized, what sets their content apart from legitimate social media activity, and what have we learned about their potential impact? Much as […]

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1:00 pm

RxT: Algorithms and Accountability | Rights x Tech

November 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Listing Header Algorithms touch each and every aspect of modern democratic life. While technology has created some ease, there has also been friction and harms, often in discrete or invisible ways and most disproportionately impacted women and communities of color. Our hyper digital lives during this pandemic has only reinforced the urgency for algorithmic […]

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7:00 pm

From Pizzagate to the Presidency: QAnon’s Infiltration of Our Democracy | Center for Brooklyn History

November 18 @ 7:00 pm

Once relegated to the fringes of only the most paranoid online communities, today the QAnon conspiracy theory has followers and supporters on an international scale, going so far as to be endorsed by a number of political candidates and one elected member of Congress. The fanatical far-right theory combines allegations of child sex-trafficking by Satan-worshipping […]

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CBH Talks: From Pizzagate to the Presidency | Center for Brooklyn History

November 18 @ 7:00 pm

Once relegated to the fringes of only the most paranoid online communities, today the QAnon conspiracy theory has followers and supporters on an international scale, going so far as to be endorsed by a number of political candidates and one elected member of Congress. The fanatical far-right theory combines allegations of child sex-trafficking by Satan-worshipping […]

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