Silvia A. Carretta

PhD student at Department of Law, Doctoral Candidates

+4618-471 2036
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Trädgårdsgatan 1 och 20, Västra Ågatan 26

Postal address:
Box 512
751 20 UPPSALA

PhD student at Uppsala Religion and Society Research Centre

Visiting address:
Engelska parken
Thunbergsvägen 3C
751 20 Uppsala
Postal address:
Teologiska institutionen
Box 511
751 20 Uppsala

Short presentation

Doctoral candidate in Private Law, she is part of the Graduate School at the Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program – Humanities and Society (

Silvia joined also the CRS as a researcher within the interdisciplinary project “Artificial Intelligence, democracy and human dignity”, led by Professor Anna-Sara Lind.

Keywords: artificial intelligence intellectual property ethics accountability legal tech legal design

Her research project involves the study of legal accountability of autonomous-thinking systems and the impact of upcoming technology shifts on society.

Whilst the use of Artificial Intelligence systems clearly generates new opportunities to enhance people’s abilities in all facets of society, it also challenges existing notions of ethics, along with questioning the existing framework of accountability principles with reference to autonomous AI systems.

The project aims to research and identify uniform ethical guidelines human-centric AI, to build on the existing regulatory framework as well as to establish accountability principles in relation to situations where damages are caused by self-learning, autonomous-thinking systems with increased capabilities to execute actions autonomously, without human intervention.

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Silvia A. Carretta