Mindful of AI: Language, Technology and Mental Health

Mindful of AI: Language, Technology and Mental Health 1024 683 Stefanie Ullmann

Virtual Event – 01 & 02 October 2020   Workshop overview Convenors Bill Byrne (University of Cambridge), Shauna Concannon (University of Cambridge), Ann Copestake (University of Cambridge), Ian Roberts (University…

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Economists in the City

Economists in the City 758 460 Cléo Chassonnery-Zaïgouche

When and why did the expertise and knowledge of economists become so highly valued in the world of public policy? Our blogged conference explores this question by bringing together historians of economics, economists, urban policy experts and social scientists.

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Tackling the Problem of Online Hate Speech

Tackling the Problem of Online Hate Speech 370 275 Stefanie Ullmann

In recent years, the automatic detection of online hate speech has become an active research topic in machine learning. Towards the end of 2019, two Cambridge-based researchers, Dr Marcus Tomalin and Dr Stefanie Ullmann proposed a quarantining approach to online HS. Now, a first prototype app is available.

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Are the experts responsible for bad disaster response?

Are the experts responsible for bad disaster response? 499 310 Federico Brandmayr

A few lessons for the coronavirus outbreak from L’Aquila ~ ~ ~ A few weeks ago, a Facebook group called 3e32 and based in the Italian city of L’Aquila posted…

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Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe convening the First Novel Coronavirus Expert Meeting. 16 Feburary 2020

Reading Elizabeth Anderson in the time of COVID-19

Reading Elizabeth Anderson in the time of COVID-19 800 533 Federico Brandmayr

The pandemic is a good time to reflect on expertise (if you have the luxury). During this particular emergency, governments appear to pay heed to experts. Or at least they…

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Grant approval by Berlin University Alliance

Grant approval by Berlin University Alliance 150 150 Susann Schmeisser

We are very pleased that the Berlin University Alliance has agreed to support the project “Transforming Solidarities. Practices and Infrastructures in the Migration Society“. In the project Berlin is seen…

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Group picture of the participants from the fact-checking hackathon

Fact-checking Hackathon

Fact-checking Hackathon 1024 576 Shauna Concannon

The Giving Voice to Digital Democracies is part of the Centre for the Humanities and Social Change, Cambridge, funded by the Humanities and Social Change International Foundation, and we started 2020 with a Fact-checking Hackathon on…

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Expertise, Adult Learning & Intercultural Effectiveness

Expertise, Adult Learning & Intercultural Effectiveness 1024 724 Hannah Baker

In November 2019, Fodé Beaudet from the Canadian Foreign Service Institute from Global Affairs Canada visited the UK as part of a project to better understand how we can design,…

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When Does Explaining Become Explaining Away? Compassion, Justification and Exculpation in Social Research

When Does Explaining Become Explaining Away? Compassion, Justification and Exculpation in Social Research 795 599 Federico Brandmayr

The Expertise Under Pressure project hosted its first workshop on 27 September 2019 at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH)…

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Call for Fellowships in Hamburg

Call for Fellowships in Hamburg 640 360 Nina Rismal

Research Fellows – Call for Applications The Humanities and Social Change International Foundation is looking to hire with immediate effect up to four Research Fellows to support the conceptual and…

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