Public lecture 25th Anniversary TILT in September: “Robots: Friends, Slaves or Overlords?”

Date: Time: 20:00 Location: LocHal

The Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT) conducts teaching and research into the regulation of technologies and technology-related societal innovation. TILT is a prominent player on the national as well as the international level when it comes to research and education in this particular area. TILT is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a year full of keynotes, workshops and events. Every month will be devoted to a different theme, such as cybercrime, e-health, privacy and climate change.

Click here if you would like to find out about the theme of each month and the programming committee.

Public lecture of the month

Each Month, the Public Library of Tilburg will host a Public Lecture. The topic of the public lecture in September 2019 will be “Robots: Friends, Slaves or Overlords?” Please find the bio of John Danaher below:
John Danaher is a lecturer in the Law School at the National University of Ireland, Galway. His research deals with the legal, social and ethical implications of emerging technologies, with a particular focus on robotics and artificial intelligence. He has published many articles on human enhancement, brain-based lie detection, the philosophy of punishment, technological unemployment, artificial intelligence and social robots. He is the co-editor (with Neil McArthur) of Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications (MIT Press, 2017), and the author of Automation and Utopia (Harvard University Press, forthcoming 2019).
Click on the link if you would like to find out more about the public lectures in 2019.


19.15-19.30 - Doors open
19.30-20.00 – Introduction
20.00-20.30 - Lecture by Danaher
20.30-21.30 - Debate


LocHal, Tilburg
Bibliotheek Midden-Brabant
Our Public Lecture Program is organized in cooperation with Bibliotheek Midden-Brabant