- The Centre for Applied Legal Research 2017 Annual Lecture: Tunde Okewale MBE 'Nobody Rises to Low Expectations'
Date: 09 February 2017
Venue: ECC Lecture Theatre, Frenchay Campus, UWE
A dialogue, which explores the soft bigotry of low expectations in the following ways: it's definition and applicability in modern society, the impact it has in relation to gender and ethnicity and how it has played a role in disaffected communities.
- Brexit: Article 50 TEU and the British Constitution
Date: 22 February 2017
Venue: Room 4B021, Frenchay Campus
The Centre for Applied Legal Research is organising a debate on Brexit, focusing on Article 50 TEU and the British Constitution.
- Does AI pose a threat to society?
Date: 01 March 2017
Venue: Frenchay Campus, UWE Bristol
This event is part of the British Academy's season on Robotics, AI and Society
The idea of a robotic takeover - a staple of Hollywood sci-fi - taps into the fear that machines will eventually surpass humans in general intelligence. Yet does artificial intelligence really pose a risk to society, especially when current technology is nowhere near those science fiction scenarios and when AI actually offers many opportunities, in areas ranging from transportation to medicine?