ALLEA President at the ‘Academies in a Changing Society’ Conference (cancelled due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions)

Plastic Pollution: Are Biodegradable Plastics a Solution?

This webinar will review the latest scientific evidence on the biodegradability of plastics from SAPEA and discuss the policy recommendations made by the European Commission’s independent Group of Chief Scientific Advisors.

Academic Freedom and Intellectual Dissent

This conference on 8 June will focus on the importance of intellectual dissent and academic freedom to democratic societies in a Western, particularly European, context. The speakers and the panel will discuss the scope and the limits of academic freedom in the context of political populism, neoliberalism and the exigencies of the post Covid social and educational landscape.

International Health Data Transfer, publication

Discussion Event for ALLEA-EASAC-FEAM Report on “International Health Data Transfer”

Mark Alfano on Trusting Wisely in Social and Digital Networks

PERITIA invites you to the lecture “Trusting wisely in social and digital networks” by Philosopher Mark Alfano (Macquarie University) on 2 June, 17:00 (CEST). The event is hosted by our partner Institut Nicod (France).

Dan Sperber on Trust vs. Argument

Biodegradable Plastics: How Do We Engage With Consumers and Society?

This webinar draws on a recent SAPEA report and the related Scientific Opinion by the European Commission’s Group of Chief Scientific Advisors.