Lecture & debate with Steve Woolgar

What is Scientific Quality?

11 December 2014 from 14:00 to 17:00 hrs
KNAW, Het Trippenhuis, Kloveniersburgwal 29, 1011 JV Amsterdam
00 31 20 551 0867
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Recently there have been a lot of discussions about science, and policy reports and government visions are upcoming. Such public attention for science is important. De Jonge Akademie aims to enrich the debate about science with a substantive reflection on the quality of science.

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On the first afternoon, Steve Woolgar (Oxford and Linnköping University) will give his vision. Steve Woolgar is one of the most prominent authors in the field of science studies. Amongst other things, he is co-author, along with Bruno Latour, of the well-known book Laboratory Life (1979).

After the lecture comments will be given by Oscar Verkaaik (anthropology, Universiteit van Amsterdam) and by Elies van Sliedregt (criminal law, Vrije Universiteit). The audience will be invited to participate in the plenary discussion on this challenging subject.


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