44 min

Episode 4: Can science and technology draw us towards more united societies‪?‬ Humboldt Residency Podcast

    • Science

What helps to combat misinformation? Members of the Humboldt Residency Programme talk about the threat of online radicalisation and the need for digital literacy as well as successful measures that could help to counter extremism in digital spheres. Coming together to explore these issues are:

Angela Saini, science journalist and author, New York/London

Cynthia-Miller Idriss, creative lead of the 2022 cohort of the Humboldt Residency Programme and Director of the Polarization and Extremism Research and Innovation Lab (PERIL), American University, Washington, D.C.

Pasha Dashtgard, Research Assistant Professor at the Department of Justice, Law and Criminology, American University, Washington D.C.

Moderator: Angela Saini, journalist and author (New York/London)

The podcast episode is part of a four-part series produced and hosted by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s 2022 Residency Programme.

What helps to combat misinformation? Members of the Humboldt Residency Programme talk about the threat of online radicalisation and the need for digital literacy as well as successful measures that could help to counter extremism in digital spheres. Coming together to explore these issues are:

Angela Saini, science journalist and author, New York/London

Cynthia-Miller Idriss, creative lead of the 2022 cohort of the Humboldt Residency Programme and Director of the Polarization and Extremism Research and Innovation Lab (PERIL), American University, Washington, D.C.

Pasha Dashtgard, Research Assistant Professor at the Department of Justice, Law and Criminology, American University, Washington D.C.

Moderator: Angela Saini, journalist and author (New York/London)

The podcast episode is part of a four-part series produced and hosted by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s 2022 Residency Programme.

44 min

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