From generalized distrust to demanding distrust: how to do science today?
Wednesday 27 March, 12:15-13:15
Rolex Learning Center, EPFL
From climate change to the Covid pandemic, recent controversies have called into question the reliability of scientists. What lessons can research and expertise practices draw from this widespread mistrust? How can we rethink the relationship between science, industry and democracy?
With the co-authors of the book Les sciences dans la mêlée, (ed Seuil 2023):
- Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent, professor emeritus of philosophy at Paris-Sorbonne, member of the Académie des Technologies
- Gabriel Dorthe, doctor of philosophy, senior assistant at ETH Zurich
Moderated by Anne Laure Gannac, journalist at EPFL’s College of Humanities and RTS.
Discussions are held in french (but questions in English are welcome)
> Free admission with registration