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Prof. Sarah Knuckey to Present at Conference on Autonomous Weapons Systems: “Legal and Ethical Implications of ‘Fighting without Risk’; A Combatant’s Privilege for Robots?”
April 21, 2014

On April 24-25, European University Institute will host a Conference on Autonomous Weapons Systems: Law, Ethics, Policy.

On Friday, April 25, Prof. Sarah Knuckey will present on the topic  “Legal and Ethical Implications of ‘Fighting without Risk’; A Combatant’s Privilege for Robots?”

The Autonomous Weapons Systems – Law, Ethics, Policy Project is a research project coordinated by Professor Nehal Bhuta, AEL Co-Director and co-financed by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation. Project partners are: Professor Susanne Beck (University of Hannover), Professor Claus Kress (University of Cologne), Professor Robin Geiss (University of Glasgow) and Dr. Hin Yan Liu (EUI).

The project’s main objective is to address the profound and complex challenges presented by automated weapons systems (AWS).

Read the Conference Program here.

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