Monthly Archives: October 2021

New PERITIA Journal Article on Right-Wing Platforms and “Big Tech” Governance

  • October 27, 2021
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“Deplatformization (…) entails a systemic effort to push back encroaching radical right-wing platforms to the fringes of the ecosystem by denying them the infrastructural services needed to function online”. – José Van Dijck, Tim de Winkel and Mirko Tobias Schäfer (Utrecht University) A new PERITIA journal article by Utrecht University researchers José Van Dijck, Tim […]

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Science and Expert Advice in Armenia’s Policy Decisions

  • October 25, 2021
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Have you observed or studied how scientific and expert advice is used in public policy in Armenia? Then you are invited to submit a paper for a forthcoming publication by AUA as part of the PERITIA project on the topic “Science and Expert Advice in Armenia’s Policy Decisions: Multidimensional Examination”. Papers can be authored by […]

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Controversial Scientific Information & Hydroxychloroquine in France

  • October 20, 2021
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“Although people generally aim at getting a fair representation of reality, accuracy about scientific issues only matters to the extent that individuals perceive it as useful to achieve their own goals.” This is what Tiffany Morisseau, Ty Branch and Gloria Origgi from the PERITIA team (Work Packages 5 & 6) argue in a recently published […]

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Youth on Trust Awards

Launch of PERITIA Youth on Trust Awards

  • October 12, 2021
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In collaboration with the Irish Young Philosophers Awards, PERITIA is launching the European Youth on Trust Awards. The competition invites students from across Europe to share their views in a forum where their voices can be heard on the topic of trust in our social and political life.       Students, from 13 to […]

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Why Is Climate Action So Hard? PERITIA at the Berlin Science Week

  • October 8, 2021
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PERITIA is happy to participate one more year in the Berlin Science Week, the biggest science festival in the capital of Germany. This time, we will contribute to the event with an online lecture of our series of Public Lectures [Un]Truths: Trust in an Age of Disinformation. Philosopher Philip Kitcher (University of Columbia) will be […]

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