In 2017, the international peer reviewed journal Public Understanding of Science, founded in 1992, celebrates its 25th anniversary.
On this occasion, leading scholars in the field are invited to imagine and reflect upon the future scenarios of Science in Society, discussing the main trends and challenges for research, publishing, science communication and public engagement.
The symposium is organised in association with PCST, Public Communication of Science and Technology network.
26 October, at 5:30 pm
Location: Science Museum MUSE, Corso del Lavoro e della Scienza 3, Trento
- "Being a scientist: yesterday and today"
Keynote lecture by Steven Shapin (Harvard University)
- "Les Jeux Sont Science"
Video-music performance by Les Jeux Sont Funk
27 October, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
By invitation only
Location: Department of Sociology, via Verdi 26, Trento
- Five Roundtables on Five Keywords of Science in Society trends and changes
- Massimiano Bucchi (University of Trento; editor in-chief Public Understanding of Science)
With the participation of:
- Martin Bauer (London School of Economics and Political Science)
- Lorenzo Beltrame (University of Trento)
- Emanuela Bozzini (University of Trento)
- Alberto Brodesco (University of Trento)
- Attila Bruni (University of Trento)
- Edna Einsiedel (Calgary University)
- Declan Fahy (Dublin City University)
- Jean Baptiste Gouyon (University College London)
- Willem Haffman (Radboud University of Njimegen)
- Susan Howard (Public Understanding of Science)
- Pablo Kreimer (CONICET -STS Center)
- Niels Mejlgaard (Aarhus University)
- Caroline Moors (SAGE)
- Giuseppe Pellegrini (University of Padova)
- Luigi Pellizzoni (University of Trieste)
- Cristina Rigutto (University of Padova)
- Mike Schäfer (University of Zürich)
- Steven Shapin (Harvard University)
- Sally Stares (City University London)
- Esa Väliverronen (Helsinki University)
- Giuseppe Veltri (University of Trento)