Webinar 2 – Faced with Artificial Intelligence: What should be the anthropological vision of Humanity in mutation? Which ethical references should be considered about Humanity to educate human beings and not robots?
11 May 2021
17 h 30 min
The present situation induced by the pandemic leads us to think that the technological powers, including Artificial Intelligence, would not solve all our problems. Consequently our questioning : “What is Mankind? How far can Mankind go to change human beings? Where we want to go?” Our speakers, with their richness and their diversity, will shed light on this theme.
Faced with Artificial Intelligence: What should be the anthropological vision of Humanity in mutation? Which ethical references should be considered about Humanity to educate human beings and not robots?
GABRIELA RAMOS Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences at UNESCO, Gabriela Ramos has served as Chief of Staff to the Secretary-General of the OECD and Sherpa for the G20, and as Head of the OECD Centre in Mexico City for Latin America, where she worked to promote reform in education and health.
Duo lecture :Latest evolutions of our civilization. Tomorrow what destiny, for which values and challenges for Education facing Artificial Intelligence?
CHRISTOPH WULF Christoph Wulf, PhD, Professor of Anthropology and Philosophy of Education, is co-founder of the Interdisciplinary Center for Historical Anthropology at the Free University of Berlin. He is the author of L’Anthropocène : de la critique à l’action (The Anthropocene: from criticism to action), (Cairn Le Télémaque, 2020).
NATHANAËL WALLENHORST Nathanaël Wallenhorst is a researcher and Doctor in Education Sciences, and a lecturer at the Catholic University of the West (Angers). His current research focuses on the educational and political implications of the entry into the Anthropocene. He directs the collection of the same name for the publisher “Le bord de l’eau”. Fondacio member.
Round Table: Thinking on Mankind: Does Artificial Intelligence led to rethinking the Human? What Human needs can Artificial Intelligence meet?
MAKSIM KARLIUK Maksim Karliuk is a Programme Specialist in the Social and Human Sciences Sector of UNESCO, where he works on the Recommendation on the Ethics of AI – the first global normative instrument in this field. He holds a PhD in law.
MARIE-HÉLÈNE PARIZEAU Marie-Hélène Parizeau is a Quebec philosopher specializing in morality and applied ethics. She is an assistant professor at Laval University. She was a member and then president of COMEST (World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology) of UNESCO. Author of La société robotisée. Enjeux éthiques et politiques (The robotic society. Ethical and Political Issues), (Hermann, 2020).
YANN BOISSIERE Yann Boissière, Rabbi of the Judaism in Movement (JeM), teaches at the Paris Community Center and regularly speaks in numerous institutions and media. He presides over the association “Les Voix de la Paix” (Voices of Peace), which promotes dialogue between religious and non-religious convictions within the framework of the Republic. Author of L’Eloge de la loi (The Praise of the Law), (Cerf, 2017) and Heureux comme un Juif en France (Tallandier, 2021).
LAZARE POAME Professor of Bioethics at UNESCO, Lazare Poamé was President of the University of Bouaké-la-Neuve (Ivory Coast) from 2009 to 2020. Philosopher and Bioethicist, he is an expert in various international organizations (AUF, UNESCO, CCCE INRA-CIRAD). Lazare Poamé introduced the teaching of Bioethics in Ivory Coast in 1994. He was elected President of the National Consultative Committee on Bioethics in 2002.
FRANÇOIS PROUTEAU Doctor in Education Sciences, IMT engineer (Institute Mines-Telecom), Associate researcher at the Catholic University of the West, France; President of Fondacio.
Questions & Answers – Orientations
Simultaneous translation in English
This webinar is the second of a three-step process organized by the International Catholic Center of Cooperation with UNESCO, to reflect on the question: Metamorphosis of the World: How far can Mankind go to change human beings? What compass for education?