Hate Online: Analyzing Hate Platforms, Fighting Hate Crimes
Time: Wed 2019-01-30 13.00
Lecturer: Tara McPherson and Kenneth Bodin
KTH Humanities Tech Dialogue with Tara McPherson and Kenneth Bodin on "Hate Online: Analyzing Hate Platforms, Fighting Hate Crimes" on January 30, 3-5 pm at KTH, Stockholm.
Tara McPherson, Professor at University of Southern California and Kenneth Bodin, CEO of Algoryx Simulations, come to the topic from different perspectives. McPherson, a world-renowned scholar of gender, race and digital media, leads a US-focused research project on "Platforming Hate - The Right in the Digital Age". Bodin, PhLic in Theoretical Physics and Publisher/Chair for the non-profit organization Näthatgranskaren, has played a prominent role in tracking and reporting online hate crimes in Sweden.