The SRF 2021 took place remotely between May 17 and July 9. Participants received a stipend of USD 5,000. The 2-week SRF Symposium originally scheduled to take place in Mexico City in mid-July will now take place in early 2022. Fellows will receive $2,000 to cover their travel expenses.
During the program, fellows took the lead on a research project, with mentorship and support from researchers at LPP and other longtermist organizations.
15 fellows were admitted to participate in the 2021 fellowship: Margarita Amaxopoulou (PhD at KCL), Daniel Bertram
(MPhil at Oxford), Colin Bradley (PhD at Princeton), Piotr Bystranowski (PhD from / researcher at Jagiellonian), Nathan Calvin (JD/MA at Stanford ‘22), Samantha Godwin (JSD at Yale), Daniel Goldsworthy (PhD at U of Melbourne), Priscilla Guo (JD at Stanford ‘24), Marta Kartawik (Martens Centre), Matthijs Maas (Postdoc at CSER, Cambridge), Bessie O'Dell (PhD at Oxford), Giuliana Rotola (Intern at European Southern Observatory), Amal Sethi (Fellow at UPenn), Jesse Shulman (JD at Stanford ‘23), José Jaime Villalobos (Teaching Fellow at Victoria U of Wellington).
Every fellow is paired with an expert mentor who accompanies them throughout the fellowship and offers them guidance on topics related to longtermism and law. The mentors who kindly supported our 2021 cohort are: Silvia Milano (University of Oxford), John Halstead
(Forethought Foundation), Tyler John (Longview Philanthropy / LPP), Suzanne Van Arsdale (LPP), Cullen O’Keefe (OpenAI / LPP), Kevin Tobia (Georgetown University / LPP), Lisa Forsberg (University of Oxford / LPP), Madhulika Srikumar (Partnership on AI), Michael Page (Center for Security and Emerging Technology), Anders Sandberg (University of Oxford), Eric Martínez (MIT / LPP), Markus Anderljung (Centre for the Governance of AI), and Natalie Jones (Centre for the Study of Existential Risk).