Science and the Humanities - Two Cultures or a Shared Enterprise?
Are the Humanities and the Sciences fundamentally different?
Are the Humanities and the Sciences fundamentally different? Or do they share roots, values, aspirations and a common, contemporary predicament?
The discussion will begin at 13:00, with a light lunch from 12:45.
Presenter: Howard Hotson, Professor of Early Modern Intellectual History, University of Oxford (Chair, Cultures of Knowledge network, TORCH)
- Ian Walmsley, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Hooke Professor of Experimental Physics, University of Oxford
- Mark Pagel, Professor and Head of the Bioinformatics Laboratory, University of Reading
Chair: Sally Shuttleworth, Professor of English, University of Oxford
Lunch will be provided.
This seminar is part of "Humanities and the Public Good", a special series of events bringing together leading scholars in the arts and sciences and influential figures beyond academia, to consider the role of the Humanities in addressing contemporary challenges.
Contact name: Jennifer Depold
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Audience: Open to all
Media: Science and the Humanities