Monthly Archives: November 2021

Call for Abstracts: The Ethics of Trust and Expertise

  • November 25, 2021
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International Conference Call for Abstracts Date: May 31 – June 1, 2022 Location: American University of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia Keynotes: Åsa Wikforss (University of Stockholm); Paul Boghossian (NYU); Lynne Tirrell (University of Connecticut); more to be announced. Organizers: American University of Armenia & Centre for Ethics in Public Life, University College Dublin, Ireland See below […]

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PERITIA Lectures: 10 Speakers, 1400+ Participants, 200+ Questions

  • November 19, 2021
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The PERITIA lectures series [Un]Truths: Trust in an Age of Disinformation came to an end this Tuesday with the final lecture ‘Expertise, Democracy and the Politics of Trust’ by Sheila Jasanoff (Harvard Kennedy School). Her lecture brought the series to a close with a reflection on the changing role of expertise across different political cultures. […]

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Recognising Expertise – A Conversation with Dr Carlo Martini

  • November 1, 2021
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PERITIA investigator Dr Carlo Martini was invited to The Words Matter Podcast with Dr Oliver Thomson for two episodes on “Recognising Expertise”. The first episode (#53 “What makes an expert?”) discusses the nature of expertise and the different conceptions of it, its purpose and function, the distinction between genuine and bogus or pseudo expertise, attributes […]

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