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.
Humanities & the Public Good
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Science and the Humanities