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Call for Abstracts: Rethinking Policy, Expertise and Trust

  • October 19, 2022
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PERITIA is calling for abstracts for the final research conference of the project. The conference will take place at University College Dublin on 23-25 March 2023, and will focus on the key themes of the project including but not limited to: The scope and nature of public trust and distrust The role of experts in […]

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PERITIA Experts Join Conference on ‘Trust, Distrust and Forgiveness’

  • September 23, 2022
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On 16-17 September 2022, PERITIA joined forces with the Department of Philosophy at University of California, Irvine for the international conference “Trust, Distrust and Forgiveness”. The two-day hybrid event brought together academics working in different subdisciplines of Philosophy, including law and technology, and featured contributions from PERITIA Coordinator and Project Leader Maria Baghramian, and Advisory […]

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Misinformation, Expertise and Challenges to Democracy

  • September 20, 2022
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Text: Carline Klijnman and Lucas Dijker The annual MANCEPT workshop in political theory took place at the University of Manchester on Wednesday 7 through Friday 9 September 2022. In collaboration with Dr. Jonathan Benson (University of Manchester, Hallsworth Fellowship Fund), we co-organised the panel Misinformation, Expertise and Challenges to Democracy. The workshop aimed at bringing […]

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SECAT 2022 – Scientific Expertise, Communication and Trust

  • September 7, 2022
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Professor Maria Baghramian, Project Coordinator of PERITIA, will deliver a keynote talk at the Scientific Expertise, Communication and Trust (SECAT) conference, run by the (Mis)trust of Scientific Expertise research group at Aarhus University. The conference will take place as a free virtual event on 27-28 September 2022, registration is available here. Professor Baghramian will deliver […]

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PERITIA Panel on Misinformation at MANCEPT Workshops

  • August 29, 2022
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PERITIA team members Carline Klijnman and Lucas Dijker are co-convening the workshop ‘Misinformation, Expertise and Challenges to Democracy’ together with Dr. Jonathan Benson (University of Manchester), to be held 7-9 of September as part of the 2022 MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory at the University of Manchester. “While expert testimony is often crucial to policy […]

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Conference on Trust, Distrust & Forgiveness at the University of California

  • August 24, 2022
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PERITIA is inviting you to a conference on the topic of Trust, Distrust and Forgiveness at the University of California, Irvine, on 16-17 September 2022. Several of the project’s principal investigators and members of the Advisory Board are among the speakers: Maria Baghramian (UC Dublin, PERITIA), Annalisa Coliva (UCI), Nico Cornell (U. Michigan), Jason D’Cruz […]

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PERITIA Partners Discuss Trust in Expertise across Europe

  • June 23, 2022
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On 20/21 June 2022, after two long years of pandemic restrictions, researchers and team members representing the 11 PERITIA consortium partners from 9 European countries finally met in person again at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities for the project’s General Assembly. In addition to the announcement of the winners of the PERITIA Youth […]

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Media, Trust, and Science in the Covid-19 Pandemic

  • April 8, 2022
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On 7-8 April, Donya Alinejad convened a PERITIA author workshop on the topic of Media, Trust, and Science in the Covid-19 pandemic, hosted by ALLEA, the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities, in Berlin. The one day workshop featured several presentations of papers for a Special Issue in the Journal of Digital Social […]

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PERITIA at Science Advice Under Pressure Conference

  • March 21, 2022
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Science advice must deliver fast. But this challenge puts science for policy under pressure. It must be clear and direct, even when the evidence is complex, incomplete, uncertain and controversial. It must maintain the highest standards of independence, even while working closely with policymakers. It must stay true to the values of science in a […]

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[Deadline Extended!] Call for Abstracts: The Ethics of Trust and Expertise

  • March 15, 2022
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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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