Seminars

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.

To join the next seminar, or to propose topics, email info@nordai.org.

Seminar schedule

November

Seminar #1. ‘Automated industry in the Nordic countries’. Presenter: Maths Isacson (Uppsala University, Sweden).

Tuesday 3 November, 15:00–17:00 CET

December

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

January (2021)

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

February

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)

Seminar #5. ‘Preserving the integrity of media newsrooms in the age of AI’. Presenter: Agnes Stenbom.

Tuesday 16 March 2021, 13:00–14:30 CET

Seminar #6. ‘Inside the data furnace: thinking with data materialities‘. Presenter: Julia Velkova.

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

June