cddrl Autumn 2011-2012: Seminar on Liberation Technology

Computer Science 546, Political Science 337S

Instructors: Joshua Cohen, Larry Diamond, and Terry Winograd
     1 unit.  Credit-no credit. Thursday 4:30-6:00pm, Wallenberg Hall 124

The Liberation Technology Seminar Series presents a variety of speakers on the role of information and communication technology in advancing freedom, human rights, and economic and social development. For more details see Liberation Technology Seminar Series.

For a list of previous speakers in the seminar see

For a full listing of Liberation Technology Program events, see

Tentative Schedule (last updated October 1)

Sep 29, 2011 - Vivek Srinivasan, Stanford University - Liberation Technology- Introduction to Series,

Oct 6, 2011 - Andrew McLaughlin, Stanford Law School, visiting - Cybersecurity, Free Speech, and Sovereignty

Oct 13, 2011 - Joshua Stern, Envaya, The Last Mile: Grassroots Development and Technology in Africa

Oct 20, 2011 - Ramesh Srinivasan, UCLA, Layers of Networks: How the Street, Institutions, and Mediascape Converge in Egypt

Oct 27, 2011 - Sam Gregory, Bryan Nunez, Witness - Cameras Everywhere: Meeting the Challenges at the Intersection of Human Rights, Video and Technology

Nov 3, 2011 - Paul Kim, Stanford University - Global Inequalities, Performance Gaps, and Mobile Innovations

Nov 10, 2011 - Danny O'Brien, Committee to Protect Journalists

Nov 17, 2011 - Nan Zhang; Jess Auerbach; Risa Kitagawa; Sunny Jeon, Stanford, Designing Liberation Technologies

Dec 1, 2011 - Evgeny Morozov, Stanford University - Title TBA

Dec 8, 2011 - Jeff Klingner, Benetech - Title TBA