Seminar

Pierre-Benoit Joly: Citizens sciences or sciences for citizens?

Since a dozen of years, there is a growing interest for so-called 'citizen sciences'. This may be viewed as just a new fashion or as a way to open science to society. This may also be viewed as the vector of uberisation of research and reduction of of citizens as collectors of data.

Organisator Sub-department Communication, Technology and Philosophy
Datum

ma 23 oktober 2017 13:30 tot 14:30

Locatie Leeuwenborch, building number 201
Hollandseweg 1
201
6706 KN Wageningen
0317-483639
Zaal/kamer C67

Taking a socio-historical perspective, this talk will argue that 'citizen sciences' are not totally new. The historical experience may help to identify conditions that are necessary for these approaches to contribute to the renewal of the contract between science and society.