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PhD & Early Career Workshop on Social Science in an Age of Post-Truth
Fri, May 5, 2017, 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM BST
This workshop follows on from the conference on 'Populism, Markets, Expertise: Social Science in an Age of Post-Truth' and provides PhD students and early career scholars an opportunity to address these themes in smaller focused sessions. There will be two sessions organised around set readings and specific themes and participants will be expected to have attended the conference the previous day.
Friday 5th May
10.00-11.15. Rethinking the 'Business of Social Science'
The Business of People, Campaign for Social Science report
11.30-1.00. From 'Impact' to Influence
'Introduction' From Voice to Influence: Understanding Citizenship in a Digital Age, edited by Danielle Allen and Jennifer Light (Introduction available here on Google Preview)
Schutz, Alfred 1946. ‘The Well-Informed Citizen: An Essay on the Social Distribution of Knowledge,’ Social Research 13 (4) :463-78
ALL PARTICIPANTS ARE EXPECTED TO HAVE ATTENDED THE CONFERENCE THE PREVIOUS DAY.
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