Science and the post-truth era
- 31 Aug 2017
- 19:45 -21:15
- Science Museum, IMAX Theatre
The authors of three critically acclaimed books on the post-truth era will meet in public for the first time to discuss what the ‘war on truth’ means for science. With Fiona Fox, Director of the Science Media Centre, they will probe the implications for climate change policy, evidence based government, and a wide range of research, from reproductive science to evolution.
Fiona will be joined by:
Evan Davis, BBC presenter, Newsnight anchor and author of Post-Truth: Why We Have Reached Peak Bullshit (Little, Brown)
Matthew d’Ancona, columnist for the Guardian, Evening Standard and New York Times, Science Museum Group Trustee and author of Post-Truth: The New War on Truth and How to Fight Back (Ebury)
James Ball, Special Correspondent for BuzzFeed UK, author of Post-Truth: How Bullshit Conquered the World (Biteback Publishing)
Getting there Exhibition Rd, Kensington, London, SW7 2DD
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