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Centre for Humanities Engaging Science and Society

Past Events

2015-16

  • 3 June 2016, Talking Therapies: What should an evidence-based pathway for improving work and wellbeing look like to the people who are on it? (IAS Theme 2015/16: Evidence)
  • 26 May 2016, CHESS/K4U Workshop: Context Matters: Understanding How the System Works
  • 24-25 May 2016, Understanding Visual Evidence (Workshop 2)
  • 12 May 2016, CHESS Seminar Series: Marie-Hélène Labbé (Member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies) Will the Chilcot report tell the full story about the British military intervention in Iraq?
  • 11 May 2016, UTILITARIANISM AND MEDICINE: Past and Present Perspectives conference
  • 10 May 2016, Evidence Synthesis by Building a Case workshop: What will work in my school? What does evidence say? (IAS Theme 2015/16: Evidence)
  • 3 May 2016, Evidence Synthesis by Building a Case workshop: Amalgamation and the Principle of Total Evidence (IAS Theme 2015/16: Evidence)
  • 28 April 2016, CHESS Seminar Series: Corrado Matta (Stockholm University) Qualitative Research and Empirical Support
  • 27 April 2016, Talking Therapies workshop: What evidence works best for which NICE therapy? (IAS Theme 2015/16: Evidence)
  • 3 March 2016, Cutting-edge Computation and Scientific Evidence workshop (IAS Theme 2015/16: Evidence)
  • 22 February 2016, CHESS Seminar Series: Junior Prof Dr Roberto Fumagalli (University of Bayreuth) Who Is Afraid of Economics Imperialism?
  • 15 February 2016, CHESS Seminar Series: Prof Sang Wook Yi (University of Cambridge and Hanyang University) Knowledge, Value and Policy: Crossroads of Science and Democracy
  • 3-4 December 2015, DEMOCRASCI conference: The Value-Free Ideal in Economics
  • 10 November 2015, Evidence Synthesis by Building a Case workshop: Evidence Amalgamation: Weighing the Evidence v Building a Case (IAS Theme 2015/16: Evidence)
  • 27 October 2015, Understanding Visual Evidence
  • 22 Oct 2015, Spaces of Evidence conference

2014-15

  • 22-23 June 2015, Workshop with Lauren Belfer: Light and Radiance
  • 4 February 2015, CHESS/GPI Seminar Series in Philosophy, Economics and Public Policy: Dr Ha-Joon Chang (Cambridge University) Let a hundred flowers bloom - and cross fertilise: A case for economic pluralism.
  • 10 December 2014, CHESS/GPI Seminar Series in Philosophy, Economics and Public Policy: Tobias Henschen (University of Konstanz) Causation and valuation in social science and policy
  • 19 November 2014, CHESS/GPI Seminar Series in Philosophy, Economics and Public Policy: Alessia Damonte (University of Milan) Why Did It Fail Here?
  • 30-31 October 2014, PHILOSOPHY AND PUBLIC POLICY: Philosophy Activism - workshop III
  • 13 October 2014, CHESS Seminar Series in Human Security and Safety: Prof Elaine Scarry (Harvard University) The Floor of the World
  • 15 October 2014, CHESS/GPI Seminar Series in Philosophy, Economics and Public Policy: Prof Ricardo Crespo (IAE Universidad Austral, Buenos Aires) Causality, Teleology and Explanation in Social Sciences

2013-14

  • 7 July 2014, CHESS Seminar Series in Human Security and Safety: Dr Waney Squier (Oxford NHS) Shaken Baby Syndrome: practical difficulties at the interface between medicine, science and the law
  • 26 June 2014, CHESS/GPI Seminar Series in Philosophy, Economics and Public Policy: Peter Dietsch (Université de Montréal)Normative Aspects of Monetary Policy Tuesday 24 June 2014, CHESS/GPI Seminar Series in Philosophy, Economics and Public Policy: David Teira (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia) Disease-mongering through clinical trials
  • 23-24 June 2014, Prof Nancy Cartwright's 70th Birthday Conference
  • 3 June 2014, CHESS Seminar Series in Human Security and Safety: Mary Kaldor (London School of Economics) Human Security and International Law
  • 15 May 2014, CHESS/GPI Seminar Series in Philosophy, Economics and Public Policy: Shaun Hargreaves Heap (King’s College London) The State of Economics
  • 1 May 2014, CHESS Seminar Series in Human Security and Safety: Marie-Helene Labbé, Weapons of Mass Destruction in Iraq as a pretext/ reason for the US-British intervention in Iraq in March 2003
  • 18 March 2014, CHESS/GPI Seminar Series in Philosophy, Economics and Public Policy: Lisa Herzog (Institut für Sozialforschung, Frankfurt) Who Knows What and What Does It Mean for Morality?
  • 7 February 2014, CHESS Seminar Series in Climate Change: Arthur Petersen (Institute for Environmental Studies, VU University Amsterdam) The IPCC as parliament of things? The practice of climate simulation and its social and political context
  • 22 January 2014, CHESS Seminar Series in Climate Change: Charlotte Werndl (LSE) On Defining Climate and Climate Change
  • 30 October 2013, CHESS/GPI Seminar Series in Philosophy, Economics and Public Policy: Jonathan Wolff (UCL) Paying People to Act In Their Own Interests: Incentives versus Rationalisation
  • 28 October 2013, Inaugural Lecture: Prof. Nancy Cartwright (Durham University)
  • 18 October 2013, CHESS Inaugural Conference: Prof. Philip Kitcher, Columbia University, Prof. Angus Deaton, Princeton University and Baroness Onora O’Neill, Cambridge University

2012-13

  • 11 June 2013, CHESS/GPI Seminar Series in Philosophy, Economics and Public Policy: Dr. Sofia Efstathiou
  • 6 June 2013, Inaugural Lecture: Prof. Julian Reiss (Durham University)
  • 14 May 2013, CHESS/GPI Seminar Series in Philosophy, Economics and Public Policy:Prof. Mathias Frisch
  • 9 May 2013, CHESS/GPI Seminar Series in Philosophy, Economics and Public Policy: Prof. Dr. Torsten Wilholt

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