Public Talks


"The ethical dilemmas regarding development of AI under academic settings", Panel: Integrating Ethics, STS-HUB.DE 2023, Aachen, March 15-17, 2023.

"Studying the development of a healthcare AI tool", Institute for Food and Resource Economics' Sociological Seminar, University of Copenhagen. Copenhagen, January 6, 2023.


"Deciphering Apathy Towards Surveillance: Nontargets as a Key Concept", The 9th biennial Surveillance & Society conference of the Surveillance Studies Network (SSN), Erasmus University Rotterdam. Rotterdam, June 1-3, 2022.

"Surveillance creep and the Drift into Totalitarianism in Democratic Regimes: The Israeli Case", Totalitarianization - A Mini-Course, The Imbala Political Cooperative. Jerusalem, April 4, 2022.

"Major Obstacle in Bringing Down the Giant", Digital Living, Digital Infrastructuring, STS Austria . Graz, September 13-15, 2021.

"Risk Unloading: A Look Into How Developers Address Risk in Healthcare-AI, Through the Case Study of Israeli Startups in the Field of Radiology", The 2021 Congress of the Swiss Sociological Association (SSA) University of Geneva. Geneva (online), June 28-30, 2021.

"Incorporating Ethnicity in a Political Economy Theory – An Ongoing Challenge", The Mizrahi Struggle – Where To? Israel’s Open University. Ra'anana (online), June 2, 2021.

"How Merit Assessment Defies the Notion of Merit ", The Illusion of Merit (2021) Happiness Economics and Interpersonal Relations. Online, April 15, 2021.

"Organizations’ Commitment to Transparency in Surveillance Settings", Trust and Transparency in an Age of Surveillance follow-up workshop, Freie Universität Berlin and Jagiellonian University, Jagiellonian University. Kraków, September, 2019.

"Social Cost-Evasion in the Development and Implementation of Healthcare AI", The Clinic and the Bank: Towards a Bioethics of the Information Revolution in Medicine, The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute. Jerusalem, July 7-10, 2019.

"Algorithmic Failures and their Contribution to the Solidification of the Surveillance Society: The Google Case Study", The 6th Tel-Aviv University Privacy Workshop, Blavantik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center & the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Tel Aviv University. Tel-Aviv, April 11, 2019.

"Nuanced Risk in Surveillance Technologies’ Applications: A Comparison Between Four Case Studies", Bar-Ilans' Colloquium on Science, Technology and Society, The Graduate Program in Science, Technology and Society at Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, April 7, 2019.

"Surveillance and the Paradox of Transparency", Trust and Transparency in an Age of Surveillance workshop, Freie Universität Berlin and Jagiellonian University, Freie Universität. Berlin, November 15-17, 2018.

"Beyond Utopias and Dystopias: Identifying the True Risks in New Technology Applications", 'Critical Engagement vs. Technophobia: The Risks of Emerging Technologies' workshop, Sociology of Science and Technology Network (SSTNET) of the European Sociological Association (ESA) and University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences. Ljubljana, October 11-12, 2018.

"The Histadrut's policy towards [Jewish] workers who immigrated from Yemen: A social history analysis", 2nd International Conference of the Study of Yemeni Jewry and Culture, The Ben Zvi Institute for the Study of Jewish Communities in the East, Jerusalem, September 2-3, 2018. Location [A link to the presentation in Hebrew]

"Book Launch: The Stratifying Trade Union: The Case of Ethnic and Gender Inequality in Palestine, 1920-1948", Introduction: Lev Grinberg | Featured Speakers: Henriette Dahan Kalev, Efraim Davidi, Shaul Duke, Ben-Gurion University, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Beer Sheva, May 1, 2018. Location Add to calendar [A link to the presentation in Hebrew]

"Technology as an enabler and restrictor of academic efficiency in qualitative research", 8th Israeli Interdisciplinary Conference of Qualitative Research, ICQM – Israeli Center for Qualitative Methods, Ben-Gurion University, Beer Sheva, February 2018.

"'Empowering surveillance' in the Occupied Palestine Territories: The empowering potential of databases of mass repression, and its realization", The Israeli Sociology Society's Annual Conference, Ben-Gurion University, Beer Sheva, January 2018.

"Lifting the veil on apathy towards surveillance: Social context as mediating between awareness and active opposition", Bar-Ilan University's Surveillance Conference, Ramat Gan, May 2017.