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Through public lectures, the Technology and Culture Forum presents speakers of diverse viewpoints who come from a wide variety of academic and professional backgrounds. In planning programs, the Technology and Culture Steering Committee, made up of MIT faculty, students and alumni, seek to address critical issues and raise important questions

Youth Can Session

On Saturday, May 10, T&C hosted the 8th Annual Youth Summit on Global Climate Change, co-sponsored with the Boston Latin School's YouthCAN and ACE (Alliance for Climate Education). It was a great day with fabulous speakers, workshops and presenters. Go to acespace to see all the photos!

Youth Can Session 2

 

 


Please Empty Your Pockets promotional photo


Moral Tribes Book Cover


ID Fair


ID Fair


Wall Street in context


Iran protest crowd image


Students


A decade Later: Muslim communities and the Post 9/11 Interfaith Landscape


Cairo Demonstration


Teach In


Windmills


Poster for "Making Waves, Saving Lives: A Film"



Wired for War bookcover


Yoda Patta


A Life Examined Poster


Robot


William Kamkwamba and windmill


David Autor


Drone photo

Upcoming Forums

Film Screening: Countdown to Zero

Thursday, September 25
6:00-7:30pm
Location: TBD

Co-sponsored with MIT Global Zero

Refreshments will be served!

Conventional War and Nuclear Escalation
Wednesday, October 1

6:00-7:30pm
Location: TBD

Speaker
Keir Lieber, Associate Professor
Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service &
Department of Government, Georgetown University

Co-sponsored with MIT Global Zero
Refreshments will be served!

Work on Purpose
A Joint Program with the MIT Public Service Center
A Series of Workshops and Dinner

Mondays; October 20, 27 and November 3
6:30-8:00pm
Maseeh Hall

Come to these fun and interactive workshop to explore the meaning and purpose of your work.
A delicious dinner will be served!

Finding Courage
T&C's 50th Anniversary Forum

Thursday, November 6
5:30-7:00pm
32-123

Speaker
Kristen Renwick Monroe, Professor of Political Science and Philosophy,
University of California Irvine

Additional speakers TBD



Recent Programs of Interest

Nothing to Hide?
Illusions of Privacy and Security

Friday, June 13
5:00-8:00pm
MIT Museum; 265 Massachusetts Avenue
Read about recent research here at MIT

Getting Beyond Us and Them:
Our Brains and the Possibility of Peace

Tuesday, February 4
Click here to watch a video of this program.

Small Risk, Catastrophic Consequence:
The Challenge of Nuclear Terrorism

Jim Walsh
Wednesday, November 20
7:00-9:00pm
Click here for a video of this program
Listen to Jim Walsh on NPR’s “Here and Now”
Follow Jim Walsh on Twitter