This week’s topic is “The New Danger”
Presenters (in order of appearance):
The Ghost Workers of Artificial Intelligence; how human labour in the platform economy helps to create and maintain AI systems
The criminalizing of Afro-Creole spiritual practice – “Obeah” in 1760 Colonial Jamaica. Why Obeah became a “new” danger to British colonial society in the mid-eighteenth century Caribbean.
Xenophobia in naked mole-rats; an approach from the animal kingdom.
About the JFLS:
Coordinated and presented by the Junior Fellows, these lectures take place roughly once a month and invite three Junior Fellows to give an after dinner lecture on a chosen topic through the lens of their various fields of study.