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Tue, 02/15/2022

I will be joining the advisory board of the Centre for the Study of the Afterlife of Violence and the Reparative Quest at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. According to the Center's website, the Center "aims to bring conceptual clarity to the concept of violence and its consequences in the...

Tue, 01/11/2022

Eden Medina, "La identificación forense tras los crímenes contra los derechos humanos en Chile," Workshops 2022, Doctorado en Sociología, Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Santiago, Chile. 

Wed, 09/15/2021

I'm delighted to join the editorial board of a new book series at Johns Hopkins University Press on Studies in Computing and Culture. The series will publish work on the relationships among digital technology, political economies, and sociocultural systems. 

Tue, 05/25/2021

Panelist, Responsible Computing Research: Ethics and Governance of Computing Research and its Applications—Panel on Computing and Public Governance, National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine.

Thu, 05/20/2021

From the podcast description:

"Paris Marx is joined by Eden Medina to discuss Project Cybersyn, a technological system created by Chile’s socialist government in the 1970s to manage production, and what it can teach us about political technology and innovation outside the Global North."...

Thu, 03/11/2021

Eden Medina, "The Science of Forensic Misidentification," Latin America and the Caribbean Working Group, Stanford University.

Tue, 01/12/2021

Cybernetic Revolutionaries is now available in Chinese. Many thanks to East China Normal University Press and MIT Press for making my book accessible to a new readership.

Tue, 10/06/2020

I will be presenting excerpts from my current book project "Bones and Lives: Making and Unmaking Truth After Dictatorship," at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, October 6, 2020 12pm-1pm. 

Wed, 09/02/2020

The HSTS Graduate Forum will host Eden Medina, Associate Professor of Science, Technology, and Society at MIT. September 2, 2020, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm.

Sat, 06/13/2020

I co-taught the new course Data and Society with Professor Sarah Williams as part of the new MIT Computing and Society Concentration. The course brought the social and technical together in data science teaching & bridged the Program in Science, Technology, and Society and the Department of...