Fall 2019 Global Order Colloquium Report and Thought Pieces

At a time of disruption and uncertainty, advances in emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) have  the potential to transform the world. To understand how these technologies are rewiring the global order, Perry World House convened a two-day colloquium in September 2019.

Colloquium Report

The 2019 Global Order Colloquium Report draws on in-depth discussions at Perry World House over those two days; an exclusive survey of workshop participants; and cutting-edge analysis to provide direction for future research and policy proposals.

Thought Pieces

Click the links below to read thought pieces from scholars and policy experts who attended the Colloquium to exchange ideas on how new technologies could shape the global order.

Panel 1: Artificial Intelligence and International Security

Global Order and the (Mis)perception of Powerful AI (link forthcoming) by Mary “Missy” Cummings, Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Director of Humans and Autonomy Laboratory, Duke University

The Alliance Politics of Artificial Intelligence (link forthcoming) by Erik Lin-Greenberg, Perry World House Postdoctoral Fellow

The Militarization of Artificial Intelligence (link forthcoming) by Paul Scharre, Senior Fellow and Director of the Technology and National Security Program, Center for a New American Security

The Promise and Risks of Artificial Intelligence: A Brief History (link forthcoming) by Rebecca Slayton, Associate Professor, Cornell University

Panel 2: Artificial Intelligence and Global Governance

Artificial Intelligence: The Case for International Cooperation by Elina Noor, Visiting Fellow, Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia

Imagining the AI Future by Amandeep Singh Gill, Project Lead, International Digital Health & AI Research Collaborative and Senior Fellow, Graduate Institute for International & Development Studies

Mapping the Terrain: AI Governance and the Future of Power by Andrew Imbrie, Senior Fellow, Center for Security and Emerging Technology, Georgetown University

Panel 3: Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights, Surveillance, and Democracy

Putting the Values Debate Up Front by Rebecca “Bec” Hamilton, Associate Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law

New Approaches to Platform Governance by Ellen P. Goodman, Professor of Law, Rutgers Law School; Co-Director and Co-Founder, Rutgers Institute for Information Policy & Law (RIIPL)

Responsibility and Autonomous Technologies: Is there a Problem? by Claire Finkelstein, Algernon Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School; Founder, Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law (CERL)