See Peter speak at 5:10 pm on Sunday, November 13th, 2022.
Peter B. Kaufman is Senior Program Officer at MIT Open Learning. He is the author of The New Enlightenment and the Fight to Free Knowledge and a forthcoming book called The Fifth Estate. He also has served as president and executive producer of Intelligent Television; Associate Director of Columbia University’s Center for Teaching and Learning; a member of the Audiovisual Research Alliance at Netherlands Sound and Vision; co-chair of the JISC Film & Sound Think Tank in the United Kingdom; co-chair of the Copyright Committee of the Association of Moving Image Archivists; a member of the Scholar Advisory Committee of WGBH’s American Archive of Public Broadcasting; a member of the American Council of Learned Societies Commission on Cyberinfrastructure in the Humanities and Social Sciences; and a consultant to the Library of Congress’s National Audiovisual Conservation Center, the largest archive of moving images and recorded sound in the world. He also speaks Russian and nobody knows why.