Democracy, Social Cohesion and Technology; the place of robust knowledge

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Large Lecture Theatre
Large Lecture Theatre, Sherrington Building, University Science Area
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Lectures and seminars
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The Facebook/Cambridge Analytical scandal rocked the internet to the core in 2018. Fake news and data scandals could threaten liberal democracy and many aspects of our society. The digital world and how we use it has fundamentally changed the way we interact with one another and with the State.

What does this all mean and how does it all come together? Sir Peter Gluckman, Chair of the International Network of Government Science Advice and President-Elect of the International Science Council, will give a lecture on how technology interacts with democracy and social cohesion and what it means for society as a whole. 

Open to staff and students this lecture is hosted by The Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics.