What are universities for in a post - truth world?
Graduate School of Education
Nello Cristianini (Computer Science, Bristol), Malcolm Fairbrother (Geographical Sciences, Bristol), Gemma Moss (Education, UCL) and Antonia Walford (Anthropology, UCL).
Hepple Lecture Theatre, School of Geographical Sciences, University Road, Bristol, BS8 1SS,
Recent developments in politics and public culture have been signalling a moment of crisis in the notions of expertise and creation of knowledge. We will examine the usefulness of the concept of post-truth in the understanding of emerging practices and regimes of knowledge.