Events 2019-20

All seminars and other events are open to the public unless otherwise indicated.
The venue is SCAS in Linneanum, Thunbergsvägen 2

Upcoming Events, Autumn 2019

Subject to change.
Download the autumn programme here (PDF) >>

1 October, 4:15 p.m. LECTURE. NEW DATE
Margaret Levi, Director, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS).
Professor of Political Science, Stanford University.
The Link between Trustworthy and Legitimate Government  
The lecture will be followed by a reception.
Please contact no later than 26 September to register for the event.

8 October, 2:15 p.m.
Lorraine Daston, Guest of the Principal, SCAS.
Director, Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Berlin. Visiting Professor of
Social Thought and History, The John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought, University
of Chicago. Permanent Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin
Dreams of a Rule without Exceptions: A Chapter from the History of Rules

9-10 October. SYMPOSIUM
Measurable Man
More information will be available later.

15 October, 2:15 p.m.
Hazem Kandil, Pro Futura Scientia Fellow, SCAS.
Reader in Political Sociology, University of Cambridge
Power in Narrative, and Narratives of Power

22 October, 2:15 p.m.
Ewan Jones, Fellow, SCAS.
Lecturer in Nineteenth Century Literature, University of Cambridge
Rhythmical Entrainment: A Genealogy of Embodied Sympathy in the Nineteenth

25-26 October. SYMPOSIUM
On Being Moved
Olivier Allard, Per-Arne Bodin, Pia Campeggiani, Marco Caracciolo,
Eric Cullhed, David Konstan, Karin Kukkonen, Ana M. Lopez,
Aglae Pizzone, Michael J. Puett, Max Stille

This event is a Marcus Wallenberg Symposium.
Please contact for more information.

5 November, 2:15 p.m.
Boris Lanin, Johan Peter Falck Fellow, SCAS.
Head of Literature and Professor, Russian Academy of Education. Professor of
Russian Literature, Russian Institute of Theatre Arts (GITIS), Moscow.
Russian Post-Soviet Anti-Utopia: Borders and Identities

12 November, 2:15 p.m.
Merja Polvinen, Erik Allardt Fellow, SCAS.
Senior Lecturer in English Philology, University of Helsinki
Enacting Artefacts: A Cognitive Approach to Metafiction

19 November, 2:15 p.m.
Laurent Guéguen, Fellow, SCAS.
Associate Professor, Laboratory of Biometry and Evolutionary Biology, Université
Claude Bernard - Lyon 1
From Populations to Species: Genome Evolution and Its Modelling

26 November, 2:15 p.m.
Karin Jensen, Pro Futura Scientia Fellow, SCAS.
Associate Professor of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet
The Knife and the Word: Placebo Effects in Surgery

3 December, 2:15 p.m.
Peter Mancina, Junior Guest of the Principal, SCAS.
Research Associate, Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford
Governance After the End of Borders

Previous Events, Autumn 2019

12 September. CEREMONY
An Event in Honour of the Newly Appointed Scholars of the Pro Futura Scientia Programme.
In collaboration with Riksbankens Jubileumsfond.
By invitation only.