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02/16/2021 - 02/16/2021 | Essen

Online: Science Communication as the Social Conversation Around Science

Virtual lecture by Massimiano Bucchi in the “Carte Blanche II” series
Tuesday, February 16th, 2021, 6 p.m. via ZOOM

PLEASE NOTE
The lecture will take place as a Zoom webinar. By registering for the lecture, participants consent to the recording for internal use.

The talk reviews recent trends in science communication research and theoretical discussion, proposing an inclusive definition of science communication as the social conversation around science. It then discusses the potential and implications of such proposed definition.

Massimiano Bucchi, Professor of Science and Technology in Society and Director of Master SCICOMM, University of Trento, has been visiting professor in Asia, Europe, North America and Oceania. He is the author of several books (published in more than 20 countries) and papers in journals such as Nature, Science and PLOS. From 2016 to 2019 he was editor-in-chief of the international journal Public Understanding of Science. He regularly contributes to newspapers and TV programmes.

SPEAKER
Massimiano Bucchi, University of Trento

MODERATOR
Martina Franzen, KWI Fellow

COORDINATORS
Julika Griem, KWI Director
Sabine Voßkamp, KWI Research Management

ORGANISATION
Organised by the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI)

ABOUT CARTE BLANCHE II
In these pandemic times, we would like to reward ourselves and our audience with four special treats: We have asked well-known researchers from various disciplines to present and discuss their favourite lecture with us. We are looking very much forward to Sianne Ngai (University of Chicago), Carolin Meister (Academy of Fine Arts Karlsruhe), Ulrich Johannes Schneider (Leipzig University Library) and Massimiano Bucchi (University of Trento).

Information on participating / attending:
Participants can register for the lecture via e-mail to presse@kwi-nrw.de by Friday, February 15th, 2021. Participants will then receive the Zoom link.

Date:

02/16/2021 18:00 - 02/16/2021 20:00

Registration deadline:

02/15/2021

Event venue:

Online
Essen
Nordrhein-Westfalen
Germany

Target group:

Scientists and scholars, all interested persons

Email address:

Relevance:

transregional, national

Subject areas:

Cultural sciences, Media and communication sciences, Social studies

Types of events:

Presentation / colloquium / lecture

Entry:

01/28/2021

Sender/author:

Miriam Wienhold

Department:

Pressestelle

Event is free:

yes

Language of the text:

English

URL of this event: http://idw-online.de/en/event67815


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