Interviews with, and by, scholars affiliated with the research consortium Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies (ESDiT, 2020-2029). The ESDiT podcast showcases ongoing research of various junior and senior scholars active in contemporary technology ethics.
Patricia Reyes on "Climate Technoactivism"
Patricia Reyes is PhD fellow at the University of Twente. Ben Hofbauer interviews her about a political philosophy for climate technoactivism.
Emily Sullivan on "Social Epistemic Networks"
Emily Sullivan is Assistant Professor at Eindhoven Technical University. Jeroen Hopster interviews her about online epistemic vulnerability, on which she recently co-authored the article "Vulnerability in Social Epistemic Networks".
Bernice Bovenkerk on "Ethics of Animal Modification"
Bernice Bovenkerk is associate professor at Wageningen University. In this episode Jeroen Hopster interviews her about arguments regarding animal modification, discussing her article "Ethical perspectives on modifying animals: beyond welfare arguments".
Cindy Friedman on "Social Robots"
Cindy Friedman is PhD-researcher at Utrecht University. In this episode Sven Nyholm interviews her about the ethics of social robots, discussing her paper: “Human-Robot Moral Relations: Human Interactants as Moral Patients of Their Own Agential Moral Actions Towards Robots”
Naomi Jacobs on "Capability Sensitive Design"
Naomi Jacobs is assistant professor in bioethics at the University of Twente. In this episode Sven Nyholm interviews her about a key topic of her doctoral research: capability sensitive design.
Julia Hermann on "The Artificial Womb"
Julia Hermann is assistant professor at the University of Twente and researcher in the ESDiT programme. Her current research fouses on biomedical ethics, specifically on ethical issues raised by the artificial womb. In this episode Jeroen Hopster interviews her about the ethics of the artificial womb and the disruptions it provokes.