Between November 2020 and November 2021, NordAI hosts the seminar-series “The Past and Future of AI: Tales, Tropes and Speculations“. The series introduces participants to scholarship from and about the Nordic countries concerning AI, automation, algorithms, data, and the human-machine relationship. Seminars will be held monthly between November 2020 and November 2021 and are accessible online via Zoom.
Seminar #1. ‘Automated industry in the Nordic countries’. Presenter: Maths Isacson (Uppsala University, Sweden).
Tuesday 3 November, 15:00–17:00 CET
Seminar #2. ‘Travelling Algorithms: How developers of data analysis from finance to health copy each other‘. Seminar co-organizer: Francis Lee (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden).
Thursday 10 December, 15:00–17:00 CET
Seminar #3. ‘What can government policies tell us about the future implementation of AI technology?’. Presenter: Niels van Berkel (Aalborg University).
Tuesday 12 January 2021, 13:00–15:00 CET
Seminar #4. ‘AI for Safe(r) Transportation in the Nordic Arctic: Satellite-Assisted Road-Tranportation in Lapland and AI-Generated Ice-Charts Around Greenland’. Seminar co-organizer: Rasmus Gjedssø Bertelsen.
Tuesday 02 February 2021, 14:00–16:00 CET
March (2 seminars)
Tuesday 16 March 2021, 13:00–14:30 CET
Tuesday 31 March 2021, 14:00–15:30 CEST
May (2 seminars)
Seminar #7. ‘AI imaginaries and their influence on the development of AI in Scandinavia‘. Presenter: Maja Horst et al. Discussant Steve Woolgar.
Wednesday 5 May, 2021, 13:00–14:30 CEST
Seminar #8. ‘Digital Democracy and International Relations’. Presenter: Aro Velmet.
Tuesday 20 May 2021, 13:00–14:30 CET