RESEARCHER AND PRACTITIONER SERIES WITH NELE ACHTEN
TIME AND DATE
April 21, 2021 from noon to 1 PM Eastern on Zoom. This event is open to current HLS students only.
ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Register in advance for this meeting: https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYrfuqqrjMvEtJvSg9i21yjFE0Cth5erhAz.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Nele Achten is a senior researcher for cyber security and foreign policy. She is the CSS contact point for the Geneva Dialogue of Responsible Behaviour in Cyberspace. Her research interests and expertise span from international rules and norms of cybersecurity to European and German laws in the context of information technologies.
Prior to joining CSS, Nele was an affiliate and visiting researcher at different institutions of Harvard University (2018–2020). During this time, Nele has worked as consultant and research assistant with the Cyberlaw Clinic at Harvard Law School, the international human rights organization Access Now, and the Swiss-based foundation ICT for Peace. She continues to be affiliated with Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society.
Nele is qualified to practice law in Germany (Rechtsanwältin) and holds a LL.M. from the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights. She is also working towards a PhD in Law on the regulatory framework to prevent and better protect against threats of the integrity, availability and confidentiality of data and networks.
ABOUT THE SERIES
This series is intended to provide an opportunity for visiting professors and fellows affiliated with HLS to present their research to interested HLS students. Invited speakers will give a presentation on what they are currently working on and would then be available to answer student questions. The events — which are open only to current HLS students, faculty, and staff — will be scheduled for 60 minutes and will be conducted via Zoom’s video meeting system. The events will not be recorded.
Convened by the Harvard Law School Program on International Law and Armed Conflict and the HLS Comparative and International Law Program of Study.