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Evidence: An Interdisciplinary Conversation about Knowing and Certainty

April 21 - April 22
Jerome Greene Hall, Room 103, Columbia Law School, 435 West 116th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States

The conference will bring together academic scholars, public policy makers, non-governmental advocates, and media experts to discuss the state of “evidence” today. Our goal is to examine the use of evidence – from massive data sets to individual case studies – within and across the disciplines.

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3:30 pm

Joanna Radin – Latent Life in Biomedicine’s Ice Age

April 21, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street
New York, NY

The History of Medicine and Health Working Group of the Consortium for the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine meets monthly to discuss a colleague’s work in progress or to discuss readings that are of particular interest to participants. The next meeting of the Medicine and Health Working Group of the Consortium for the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine is on Friday, April 21, 2017, at 3.30 ET.

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4:00 pm

Fabian Krämer – A Centaur in London: Observation and Reading in the Early Modern Study of Nature

April 21, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Student Lounge 4116 Comparative Literature Department, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Ave
New York, NY United States

Fabian Krämer, Visiting Scholar of the Center for Science and Society at Columbia University, speaks on Observation and Reading in the Early Modern Study of Nature.

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6:00 pm

Annie Duke – The Paradox of Evidence: Lessons from the Poker Table – EVIDENCE Keynote

April 21, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Jerome Greene Hall, Room 103, Columbia Law School, 435 West 116th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States

World Poker Champion Annie Duke will give the Keynote Address for EVIDENCE - An Interdisciplinary Conversation About Knowing and Certainty, a conference co-sponsored by the Center for Science and Society and the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP) at Columbia University.

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