Open Call for Fellowship Applications, Academic Year 2015-2016

The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University has opened our yearly call for fellowship applications. This opportunity is for those who wish to spend the 2015-2016 academic year in residence in Cambridge, MA as part of Berkman's community of pioneers, and who seek to deeply engage in the collaborative, cross-disciplinary, and cross-sectoral exploration of some of the Internet's most interesting, challenging, and compelling issues. Applications will be accepted through Friday December 12, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.

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New Internet Monitor Report: "Russia, Ukraine, and the West: Social Media Sentiment in the Euromaidan Protests"

Internet Monitor is delighted to announce the publication of "Russia, Ukraine, and the West: Social Media Sentiment in the Euromaidan Protests," the fourth in a series of special reports that focus on key events and new developments in Internet controls and online activity.

Sep 23 2014 12:30pm to Sep 23 2014 12:30pm

Berkman Luncheon Series

Digital Badges for Global Health Delivery Skills

Rebecca Weintraub, MD, Faculty Fellow, Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University & Faculty Director, Global Health Delivery Project at Harvard University

Healthcare professionals worldwide often have extensive non-clinical skills in management, public health, policy, or other fields which are not officially recognized through a degree. The Global Health Delivery (GHD) Project aims to introduce digital badges, a credentialing mechanism for healthcare professionals to showcase their skills and experience to potential new employers, grant-giving organizations, and others. This event will be webcast live at 12:30pm ET.

Sep 19 2014 12:00pm to Sep 19 2014 12:00pm

Kurt Opsahl of the Electronic Frontier Foundation: A Conversation About National Security Letters

Hosted and Moderated by Christopher Bavitz of the Cyberlaw Clinic.

Join us for a lunch and discussion with Kurt Opsahl, Deputy General Counsel of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, which will address the issue of National Security Letters and EFF's related litigation and advocacy efforts.

Sep 16 2014 12:30pm to Sep 16 2014 12:30pm

Berkman Luncheon Series

Drone Warfare and the Public Imagination

John Kaag, Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Massachusetts Lowell

In 2012, U.S. drone strikes occurred most often in which nation? If you don’t know, don’t feel too bad. You’re not alone. You could just admit it and join the 27 percent of Americans who report that they haven’t a clue. Or you could guess, give the wrong answer, and join the 60 percent of Americans who just plain get it wrong. Many people know this answer first-hand, but they tend not to be Americans, and for them the answer has a non-trivial significance.

Sep 15 2014 7:00pm to Sep 15 2014 7:00pm

Cyberlaw Pub Trivia: A Joint EFF / Berkman Center Event

at the Harvard Law Pub

Please join us for a special edition of the Electronic Frontier Foundation's CyberLaw Pub Trivia Night -- held in collaboration with the Berkman Center for Internet & Society as part of our 2014-2014 orientation activities -- which brings together legal geeks, students, EFF board members, faculty, and others who are interested to join us for an evening of cyber law pub trivia.

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