CRASSH Festival of Ideas 2017

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Created: 2018-01-09 10:36
Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
Description: Events at CRASSH during the 2017 Festival of Ideas.
Website: http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk
 

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Festival of Ideas - 21 October 2017 - Who to Trust about your Health?

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We’re bombarded by information about our health. But who should be trusted? Physicians? Scientists? Patients? Pharma? Instinct? Come along for a range of researcher perspectives...

Collection: CRASSH

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Tue 19 Dec 2017


Festival of Ideas - 21 October 2017 - Who Believes in Conspiracy Theories?

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This talk explores what factors - religious, economic, political - make some and not others believe in conspiracy theories. Hugo Drochon considers what impact that has had on...

Collection: CRASSH

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Tue 19 Dec 2017


Festival of Ideas - 21 October 2017 - Freedom and Persuasion in the Attention Economy

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James Williams, winner of the inaugural $100,000 Nine Dots Prize, Oxford doctoral candidate and former Google employee, explains his answer to the set question, 'Are digital...

Collection: CRASSH Festival of Ideas 2017

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Fri 12 Jan 2018


Festival of Ideas - 21 October 2017 - ‘I don’t know it for a fact, I just know it’s true’: How Conspiracy Theories...

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Conspiracy theories usually arouse scepticism. Yet when we confront them 'in the flesh,' they can appear - at least on first sight - strangely persuasive. Join a discussion about...

Collection: CRASSH Festival of Ideas 2017

Institution: Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Created: Fri 12 Jan 2018