Institute for Policy, Ethics, and Culture (IPEC)

Series Events

handwritingJustice In Transition

“Justice in Transition” recognizes the need to address injustice and reach for outcomes that aim for reparative, just, and meaningful change. The series features a variety of speakers and performances from people who actively address systemic injustices of the past and present and advocate for change that enables us to all rise together. 

handwriting1,000 Words Project, "SARS-CoV-2: What Kind of Crisis is This?”

IPEC members explore the nature of the coronavirus crisis, dislocations, and challenges as they see it from their various areas of expertise in policy, ethics, and culture.

Quincy Mine hoistDesigning the Anthropocene

As human activity has become the dominant influence on climate and the environment, we are compelled to take into account policy, ethical, and cultural practices and implications to design the best possible future.

Laura Brown and computer screensAlgorithmic Culture

How and why algorithms matter: How algorithms are designed, the policies with which they are implemented, the ethical choices about data included and excluded, and the cultural biases that support or challenge our technical choices.