The ethics of X

12 June at 9:00 am PDT / 12:00 EDT / 18:00 CEST
Duration: 60min

This is an opportunity to discuss our ideas about the future of contact with a philosophy professor and trained ethicist. We will think critically together about uncertain futures, unknown others, our sense of duty, our sense of wonder, and the effects that extraterrestrial prospects have on us and here and now.


Chelsea Haramia

Chelsea Haramia is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Spring Hill College and a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Bonn, Germany.

She is the author of several articles and book chapters on space ethics and the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, and she is currently conducting research for a collaborative project between the Universities of Bonn and Cambridge titled Desirable Digitalisation: Rethinking AI for Just and Sustainable Futures.

Join us on the online (free) platform Discord, where the debate around decoding and interpreting the message is ongoing, with people from all over the world exchanging their thoughts while attempting to discover the signal's content.


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