Launch of the DILEMA Lecture Series

Published 5 November 2020

The DILEMA Project is launching a new lecture series.

The DILEMA Lecture Series will regularly invite academics and other experts working on issues related to the project to present their work and share reflections with a general audience comprising researchers, students, and professionals. Topics of interest within the scope of this lecture series include technical perspectives on military applications of AI, philosophical inquiries into human control and human agency over technologies, analyses of international law in relation to (military) AI, including international humanitarian law and international human rights law, and interdisciplinary contributions related to these topics.

On Tuesday 1 December 2020 (17:00 CET / 11:00 EST), Dr Rebecca Crootof (University of Richmond School of Law) will deliver the inaugural lecture of the DILEMA Lecture Series. She will address the topic of ‘Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Weapon Systems, and Accidents in War’. To read more and register for this event, click here.

The next DILEMA Lecture will be delivered by Dr William H. Boothby (Australian National University) on the topic of ‘Remote, Autonomous Weapons and Human Agency’. It will take place on Monday 22 February 2021 (16:00 CET), and more information including registration details will be published on the website of the Asser Institute.