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Populists and Technocrats: Open Antagonisms, Hidden Affinities (Philomathia Forum Workshop)
Date: 25 September 2017, 09:00 - 18:30
Location: Crausaz Wordsworth Building, Robinson College, Cambridge

Does democracy remain a viable means of addressing the issues of highly complex societies in the 21st century? As currently realised by representative institutions such as parliaments and other…

Whither Technocracy? Experts between Policy and the Public Sphere
Date: 25 September 2017, 17:00 - 18:30
Location: SG1, CRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT

Lecture and discussion with Sebastian Mallaby (in conversation with Chris Bickerton), journalist and author of The Man Who Knew (2016), More Money than God (2010), and The World's Banker (2004). 

This public event follows on from…

Populism and Truth
Date: 16 October 2017, 18:00 - 19:30
Location: Fisher Building, St John's College, Cambridge

Populists can be sloppy with facts and speedy with promises that are impossible to deliver. Yet they can also highlight real inequities and persuade followers that they are in possession of some greater truth….

When the Elders of Zion relocated in Eurabia: Conspiratorial racialisation in antisemitism and Islam
Date: 31 October 2017, 17:00 - 18:30
Location: SG1, CRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge

A public lecture with Reza Zia-Ebrahimi (King's College London)

This event is open to all and will be followed by a wine reception. No registration required.

This is part of a…

Political Institutions and Conspiracy Belief: Evidence from Surveys in Georgia and Kazakhstan
Date: 28 November 2017, 17:00 - 19:00
Location: Seminar Room SG1, Alison Richard Building

Speaker: Scott Radnitz (Washington)

The lecture is part of a series of public talks from the Leverhulme-funded project Conspiracy and Democracy. It is open to all. No registration required.

More information will follow soon. 

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