Ethics and Culture of Robots and AI Studies – researchers wanted!

Are you interested in studying for a PhD in the Ethics of Robots and Artificial Intelligence?

Are you interested in abolitionist feminist perspectives on new technologies?

I am inviting interest from potential doctoral candidates and seek PhD students to supervise in topics that include (but are not limited to): abolitionist feminist approaches to robots and AI, sex robots, technology and the commercial prostitution trades (pornography, prostitution and child exploitation), transhumanism, the singularity, sexism and technology, gender inequality in science and technology, biotechnology, personhood & inalienable rights, corporate personhood, commercialism and bodily commodification.

If you are interested please send a 500 word outline of your potential research area and a recent CV to Professor Kathleen Richardson, Professor in Ethics and Culture of Robots and AI at the Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility (CCSR) De Montfort University, Leicester –. Funding will be sought on a case by case basis from UK & EU research councils. Please do get in touch with any questions.

Essential reading: Pornography and Civil Rights by Catharine MacKinnon and Andrea Dworkin