Public talk: Artificial intelligence and the future of humanity

All around us today we see computer technology developing at an accelerating pace – from Siri and chatbots, to military drones and automated cars, to robot healthcare and cyber security surveillance. It is clear that we are now on the brink of a revolution in Artificial Intelligence that will dramatically transform our world.
What does this mean for our future society and culture? Indeed, for the future of humanity? The Centre for 21st Century Humanities brought together a multidisciplinary panel of experts in Artificial Intelligence to discuss this urgent topic in Newcastle on 19 September 2019. Below is an audio recording of the discussion that took place at the event.

Public Talk by Dr Devaleena Das

Visiting Faculty of Education and Arts fellow, Dr Devaleena Das gave this public talk on 24th June 2019. Dr Das is researcher of women, gender and sexuality studies at the University of Minnesota, Duluth. Her visit to the University of Newcastle was hosted by Purai Global Indigenous Diaspora Research Centre and the Centre for 21st Century Humanities.

The Maitland Floods

This project was lead by Associate Professor Susan Kerrigan and supported by the Centre for 21st Century Humanities startup funding program.

Violence and its histories

Violence and its histories

In this podcast series developed by Dr Elizabeth Roberts – Pedersen, researchers from the Centre for the History of Violence discuss their work and careers. The Centre for 21st Century Humanities supported the podcast through it's startup funding program.

The podcast features episodes with:

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.