Social Sciences

Virtues & Vocations Presents Nicki Washington: Why Should Computer Science care about Identity?

On May 25, Virtues & Vocations welcomes Duke University Computer Science Professor Nicki Washington to discuss the question, "Why Should Computer Science care about Identity?" This webinar is part of the Virtues & Vocations series Reimagining Education: Character, Commitment and Community. There will be time for audience Q&A. Register: https://duke.zoom.us/webinar/register/1016185017456/WN_aupV0b-vQ-2-yYglt...

Digital and Public Durham History: Works in Progress at Duke and North Carolina Central University

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: http://duke.is/hxuxiN

Join faculty, staff, and student researchers at North Carolina Central University and Duke University, along with their community partners, for a series of lightning talks on the history of Durham. Speakers will explore the histories of places and communities, racial segregation and social movements, and the promises and challenges of digital methods in bringing hidden and marginalized histories to light.

What China's S&T Modernization Means for the U.S.: A Strategic Perspective

The Impressive rise in China's capabilities in science, technology and innovation (STI) raises important questions for the United States and other countries. Chinese progress is rightly seen as providing it with material and intellectual resources to challenge US economic and national security interests. But, after more than four decades of close US-China cooperation in science and technology, it also presents the US with a mixed set of opportunities as well as challenges.

Duke China-U.S. Summit 2021

Duke China-US Summit 2021 registration is OPEN NOW! Be an early RSVP to secure spots at our exclusive workshops and networking sessions: https://lnkd.in/gavNmbw

Themed "Rebuilding 2021: Shared Struggles in China-U.S. relations", Duke China-US Summit will take place on MAR 20 - MAR 21, consisting of 4 panels, featuring 15 distinguished speakers across industry and discipline:

Panel 1: Culture & Society, featuring Ian Johnson, Shaun Rein, Dr. Minghao Zhao, moderated by Dr. Ken Rogerson

Virtues & Vocations Presents Shoshana Zuboff: What is the moral responsibility of engineers?

During spring 2021, Virtues & Vocations is offering a series of conversations at noon on Tuesdays. Reimagining Education: Character, Commitment and Community will consider issues in pre-professional and professional education related to character, purpose and vocation. On March 23, we are thrilled to welcome Shoshana Zuboff. Shoshana Zuboff and Kenan Institute for Ethics Director Suzanne Shanahan will consider the question "What is the moral responsibility of engineers?"

Women in Energy

Across the energy sector, women make up less than 30% of the workforce, but that is changing as more young women enter the sector and as the industry makes a concentrated effort to increase gender diversity.

What's it like to be a woman working in energy? What can both female and male executives do to encourage more diversity in the sector? And what skills make any young professional well prepared for a career in energy?

Moving Science from a “Nice to Have” to a “Must Have” in U.S. Foreign Policy: Chatting with an Astrophysicist on the Front Lines of Transatlantic Security Policy

The dawn of the Biden-Harris Administration has raised Transatlantic confidence that American leadership on the world stage can be restored. From addressing political, economic, and racial divisions here at home, to leading the fight against creeping authoritarianism and other transnational threats abroad, the challenges and expectations are high.

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