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Does science get the crisis?

Note: Unfortunately, the event is cancelled due to the rising incidence figures and the uncertain pandemic situation. We are working to find an alternate date. Tickets can be returned at the respective advance booking office. Tickets purchased online will be automatically cancelled through our service provider Reservix.

During the Corona pandemic, the infamous ivory tower of science became a beacon of public reason for many. Politics and society relied on the judgements of experts, scientists and facts produced under crisis conditions. Is the division of labour between science and politics under scrutiny? How does crisis management succeed scientifically? What are the dangers of pseudo-science, fake news and attention-seeking? Does science get the crisis?

With:
Prof. Dr. Michael Hüther, economist and director of the Institute of the German Economy, Cologne
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Renn, historian and Director of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Streeck, sociologist, Director emeritus at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne

Moderation: Dr. Werner Bartens, Süddeutsche Zeitung

In the context of the International Science Festival - Geist Heidelberg

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Date: 03.12.2021

Time: 20:00

Type:

The new role of science in society and politics

Unfortunately, the event is cancelled due to the rising incidence figures and the uncertain pandemic situation. We are trying to find an alternative date. Tickets can be returned at the respective advance booking office. Tickets purchased online will be automatically cancelled via our service provider Reservix.