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PhD & Early Career Workshop on Social Science in an Age of Post-Truth

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University of Warwick

Coventry

CV4 7AL

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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.

These sessions will be led by John Holmwood and Gurminder K Bhambra together with some faculty from the conference.


Friday 5th May

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10.00-11.15. Rethinking the 'Business of Social Science'

Essential Reading
The Business of People
, Campaign for Social Science report

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11.30-1.00. From 'Impact' to Influence

Essential Reading
'Introduction' From Voice to Influence: Understanding Citizenship in a Digital Age, edited by Danielle Allen and Jennifer Light (Introduction available here on Google Preview)

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Additional Reading

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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