Sales Ended

Databite No. 111: Bex Hurwitz and Mari Bastashevski

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Data & Society Research Institute

36 West 20th Street

New York, NY 10011

View Map

Event description

Description

Join Data & Society this June for Fellows Talks, a three-part Databite series showcasing our 2017-2018 fellows cohort. Each Wednesday will feature 2-3 fellows speaking about their work, wide-ranging interdisciplinary connections, and a few of the provocative questions that have emerged this year. The second event in this series includes:

Bex Hurwitz on Collective Care: Transforming Security into Community Safety; and
Mari Bastashevski on
Making Algorithms Stumble.

WHEN:

3:30pm Doors open.

4-5pm Public talk + Q&A.

5-7pm Reception: food and drink provided.

WHERE: Data & Society, 36 W. 20th St., 11th Floor

RSVP is required to attend.

Data & Society's Databites speaker series is geared toward engaging our network and the broader public on unresolved questions and timely topics of interest to the D&S community.

Questions about Databite No. 111? Contact Data & Society Research Institute

About the Speakers

Bex Hurwitz is a co-founder of Research Action Design, a worker owned cooperative that uses community-led research, collaborative design of technology and media, and secure digital strategies to build the power of grassroots social movements. Prior to RAD, Bex was the Codesign Facilitator and Community Organizer with the MIT Center for Civic Media (2012-2014). Bex holds a B.S. in Comparative Media Studies from MIT and an M.S. in Information Management and Systems from the UC Berkeley iSchool.

Mari Bastashevski is an artist, writer, researcher, and visiting fellow at Yale Information Society Project. Her work deals with global trade and international commerce, industrial labor, surveillance industry, and networks of power.

___

RSVP for the rest of the series here:

June 13: Databite No. 110

June 27: Databite No. 112


Date and Time

Location

Data & Society Research Institute

36 West 20th Street

New York, NY 10011

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved