Department of Informatics and Media

Distinguished Lectures in Informatics and Media

Uppsala University, Department of Informatics and Media presents the Distinguished Lectures in Informatics and Media, which delivers lectures given by thought-leaders and scholars selected on the basis of their academic knowledge, creativity, originality and innovativeness. The lectures are "distinguished" because of their content, with external speakers showcasing their research and sharing with the Uppsala University community their knowledge in dialogue with the department’s disciplines.

The lecture series is open to a wide audience, although prior registration might be required.

2017-10-16: John Leslie King, Professor, School of Information, University of Michigan, USA. Title: Trust but Verify: The Likely Impact of Blockchain Technologies

2017-10-17: Jon Simons, PhD, Associate Head of School of Arts and Communication (Research and Knowledge Exchange), Leeds Trinity University, UK. Title: From Ear to Ear, From Camera to Screen: The Bereaved Families Forum and Peace Activism in Israel-Palestine

For enquiries about the series, please contact Deqa Farah-Asbury