Artificial Intelligence, Data & Society

AJL, Algorithmic Justice League is an organization that combines art and research to illuminate the social implications and harms of artificial intelligence.

ANITI, Artificial and Natural Intelligence Toulouse Institute s’articule autour de trois grands programmes de recherche : IA acceptable, IA certifiable et IA collaborative.

AI Now Institute, produces diagnosis and actionable policy research on artificial intelligence.

Center for AI and Digital Policy, The Center for AI and Digital Policy aims to promote a better society, more fair, more just.”

Center for Critical Race + Digital Studies, cutting edge research that illuminates how race, ethnicity, and identity shape and are shaped by digital technologies.

DAIR, The Distributed AI Research Institute is a space for independent, community-rooted AI research, free from Big Tech’s pervasive influence.

Data & Society, studies the social implications of data-centric technologies, automation, and AI.

Digital Studies, brings together researchers from many countries through seminars and workshops, as well as a contributory website.
Institute for Research & Innovation, created in 2006 by French philosopher Bernard Stiegler as part of the Centre Pompidou to anticipate, accompany and analyze the transformation of cultural practices enabled by digital technologies, and sometimes even to contribute to their very emergence.

Just Data Lab, housed in Princeton University’s Department of African American Studies, the IDA B. WELLS Just Data Lab brings together students, educators, activists, and artists to develop a critical and creative approach to data conception, production, and circulation. The aim is to rethink and retool the relationship between stories and statistics, power and technology, data and justice.

– #MoreThanCode, practitioners reimagine the landscape of technology for justice and equity.

Open Technology Institute, works at the intersection of technology and policy to ensure that every community has equitable access to digital technology and its benefits. We promote universal access to communications technologies that are both open and secure, using a multidisciplinary approach that brings together advocates, researchers, organizers, and innovators.

Research Action Design, co-Designing Exceptional Tools for Liberation and Justice. RAD leads with heart and curiosity to develop culturally-responsive tools, technology and research for social transformation.

Research Network for Philosophy and Technology, established in 2014 as a project to rethink the relation between philosophy and technology, and the future of this relation from global and historical perspectives. 

Tech for Social Justice, is a participatory action research project intended to find out who works in this space, understand the types of work currently being done with technology for social justice (and more broadly, in the public interest), as well as the pathways people take into this work.

Technology & Art

ARTECHINSTITUTE, not-for-profit digital platform for an interdisciplinary community, setting the scene for collaboration between the two disciplines: arts and new technologies.

e-flux was started by artists in 1999. Online, spans numerous strains of critical discourse in art, architecture, film, and theory, and connects many of the most significant art institutions with audiences around the world.

Art, Culture & Technology, the (ACT) program at MIT is an academic program and hub of critical art practice and discourse within the School of Architecture and Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Art-Tech Institute, institut culturel dédié à la création et l’innovation via les nouvelles technologies. Il est né d’une conviction – la fusion entre les technologies digitales et l’Art amène à des innovations infinies en peinture, sculpture, cinéma, architecture, performance mais aussi dans l’environnement, l’éducation et la préservation de notre patrimoine culturel.

Center for the Study of Race, Gender & Class, a transnational hub for multimodal scholarship driven by Black/African/postcolonial feminist, queer and decolonial agendas of emancipation based within the Humanities Faculty of the University of Johannesburg.

Institute of Art and Technology, as Liverpool’s international flagship for cultural and creative research, the Institute of Art and Technology is a supported and linked collective network of artistic research and technologies.

Technology & Planet Earth

World Ecology Research Network, a global community of scholars and activists committed to the study of historical change — including the history of present — as if nature matters. Moving beyond the fragmentation of the world into “Nature” and “Society,” WERN pursues analyses of historical change that take human organizations as producers and products of the web of life.

Institute of Ecological Technology, is a distributed self-organizing research institute, with a focus on non-conventional ideas and solutions within ecological technology. It was formed in the late 70s, inspired a lot by some ideas by the Austrian Viktor Schauberger and has undergone a series of metamorphoses, but can be seen as a focus point for groups interested in non-conventional ecological ideas and solutions.

Center for Alternative Technology, CAT is an educational charity dedicated to researching and communicating positive solutions for environmental change.

InSyTe, Interdisciplinary research on Society-Technology-Environment interactions is an interdisciplinary research unit that aims to develop knowledge, methods and tools to better understand the interactions between technology, society and the environment in our current and future societies.

Les Soulèvements de la Terre, nous nous soulevons, chacun.e depuis notre endroit, chacun.e à notre manière. Nous sommes, toutes et tous ensemble, les Soulèvements de la Terre.

– Terre-Monde, Centre d’étude des écologies politiques des Outre-mer français et de leurs proches région.

Frontdemères, né en 2016, le Front de mères est un syndicat de parents qui lutte contre les discriminations et les violences que subissent les enfants. C’est un projet d’auto-organisation dans les quartiers populaires, pour que nos enfants grandissent heureux et respectés dans leur dignité.

Systemicjustice, is designed as an alternative to the traditional legal-educational model. It takes a problem-centric, not law-centric approach, and works with organizations, lawyers, law students, organizers, activists, journalists, and artists around the U.S. Through its courses, initiatives, collaborations, and student-created documentaries, podcasts, and publications, provides a unique alternative to the conventional means and ends of legal education.