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Two New Publications on (Dis)Trust by PERITIA Experts at UCD

  • January 5, 2023
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PERITIA Project Leader Maria Baghramian and Silvia Caprioglio Panizza have produced a new article ‘Scepticism and the value of distrust‘ for the interdisciplinary philosophy journal Inquiry, now available online. They put forth four arguments in favour of mitigated scepticism, which they deem valuable to democratic governance, even if it may stand in opposition to the cognitive dependency […]

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Now Available: Youth on Trust Awards Essay Collection and Playlist

  • December 20, 2022
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In conjunction with the Irish and International Young Philosopher Awards at the UCD Centre for Ethics in Public Life, PERITIA invited students between the ages of 13 to 18 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 […]

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‘Trust in a Digital Age’ Workshop Held in Glasgow

  • December 9, 2022
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On November 30th, PERITIA hosted the workshop ‘Trust in a Digital Age – How to Trust and When’, a discussion session on the topic of online trust at Coatbridge Library, Glasgow. Speaker Daniella Meehan (University College Dublin) introduced the theme to the audience. This included information on why trust is integral and important to a […]

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First of Deliberative Workshop Series Held in London

  • December 8, 2022
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The 26th of November marked the inaugural session of PERITIA’s Citizen Fora, a series of deliberative workshops organised by Sense About Science and The Policy Institute at King’s College London. The aim is to bring together citizens and experts to engage in information exchange, public reflection and deliberation on some of the most pressing and […]

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PERITIA Project Leader and Coordinator Maria Baghramian
Highly Commended in IRC’s Researcher of the Year Awards

  • December 6, 2022
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For six years running, the Researcher of the Year Awards have been bestowed upon researchers funded by the Irish Research Council to celebrate their meaningful contributions to knowledge, society, culture or innovation. The winners are selected by an independent expert panel, chaired this year by Professor Áine Hyland. PERITIA Project Leader and Coordinator Professor Maria […]

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Winners of the 2021 Robert Papazian and PERITIA Essay Prizes

  • December 5, 2022
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We are delighted to announce the winners of the latest Robert Papazian and PERITIA Essay Prizes, a competition organised by  the International Journal of Philosophical Studies (IJPS) and the Horizon 2020 project, “Policy, Expertise and Trust in Action” (PERITIA). The Robert Papazian awardee is Amy Sepinwall (University of Pennsylvania) for her essay ‘Shared Guilt Among Inmates’. Her article explores the phenomenon of […]

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A New Dark Age? Review Article on Trust in Environmental Science

  • October 25, 2022
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Is public trust in science eroding? Is this alleged crisis of trust in science a problem for democracy and good governance? A recently published review article by a group of 10 PERITIA researchers examines the alleged crisis of trust in environmental science and its impact on public opinion, policy decisions in the context of democratic […]

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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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2022 IJPS Robert Papazian and PERITIA Essay Prizes on Disagreement

  • October 19, 2022
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The International Journal of Philosophical Studies (IJPS) announces the 2022 call for the Robert Papazian and PERITIA Essay Prizes. The topic for the 2022 competition is “The Ethics and Politics of Disagreement”. The call is open to researchers from all philosophical approaches and will consist of two main prize categories, the annual Robert Papazian Prize […]

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Social Indicators of Trust in an Age of Informational Chaos

  • October 18, 2022
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How do we decide which experts to trust in digital and physical environments of too much information including false or misleading information? This central question of the PERITIA project is the focal point of a recently published Special Issue in the scientific journal Social Epistemology (A Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Policy). Edited by PERITIA […]

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