Addressing atrocities in the digital era

How can cyber capabilities be used in atrocity prevention? 


What role could AI and machine learning play in humanitarian interventions? 


And how has the proliferation of social media contributed to violence against minorities? 


In this episode of the National Security Podcast, Associate Professor Cecilia Jacob and Dr Rhiannon Neilsen join Dr Danielle Ireland-Piper to shed light on the role of cyber and social media in humanitarianism.  


Dr Rhiannon Neilsen is a Cyber Security Postdoctoral Fellow in the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University. 


Dr Cecilia Jacob is an Associate Professor and Fellow in the Department of International Relations at the ANU Coral Bell School of Asia and the Pacific. 


Dr Danielle Ireland-Piper is Associate Professor and Academic Convenor at the ANU National Security College.  

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