Narrative Science Public Seminar Series – 2019 Dates and Speakers

We are pleased to share the dates, speakers, and presentation titles for the second part of our ongoing Narrative Science public seminar series. For the abstracts, and details as to the time and location, please check our website.

15th January 2019:

  • Sharon Crasnow (Norco College)- ‘Counterfactual Narrative in Political Science’
  • Phyllis Kirstin Illari (UCL)- TBA

29th January 2019:

  • Ivan Flis (University of Utrecht)- ‘Narrating an unfinished science: Scientific psychology in late-twentieth century textbooks’
  • Adrian Currie (University of Exeter)- ‘History is Peculiar​’

12th February 2019:

  • Alfred Nordmann (Technical University Darmstadt)- ‘A Feeling for the Mechanism’
  • Eleonora Loiodice (Università degli Studi di Bari)- ‘Science as a creation: Giorgio de Santillana’s approach to history of science’

26th February 2019:

  • Annamaria Contini (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia)- ‘Metaphor as narrative reconfiguration: an example in the French physiology of the late nineteenth century’
  • Aedelene Buckland (King’s College London)- ‘Plot Problems: Geological Narratives, Anti-Narratives, and Counter-Narratives in the Early Nineteenth Century’

12th March 2019:

  • Sarah Dillon (University of Cambridge)- ‘Reasoning by Analogy: ELIZA, Pygmalion and the Societal Harm of Gendering Virtual Personal Assistants’
  • Vito De Lucia (The Arctic University of Norway)- ‘Reading law outside of the legal text: legal narratives’

26th March 2019:

  • Marco Tamborini (Technical University Darmstadt)- ‘Narrating the Deep Past’
  • Staffan Müller-Wille (University of Exeter)- ‘From Travel Diary to Species Catalogue: How Linnaeus Came to See Lapland’

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Posted: December 06, 2018