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.

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.

30 September, 4:15 p.m. LECTURE
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  

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
The Dream of the Mechanical Rule: Natural Laws, Regulations, Algorithms

9-11 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
Century

25-26 October. SYMPOSIUM
On Being Moved
More information will be available later.

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

3 December, 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