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Naomi ORESKES Seminar - "Marchands de doute"

Date : 29-03-2012 to 29-03-2012

Professor of history on science studies at University of California in San Diego, Naomi Oreskes is the author, together with Erik Conway, of the book "Merchants of doubt". During the seminar she will focus on the strategy that industrials and some american scientists have been developing since the 1960's to mislead the public and deny weel-established scientific knowledge : tobacco and lung cancer, the ozone hole and CFC emissions, acid rains and coal smokes, global warming and the use of fossil resources, etc.


This seminar will take place on Thursday, March 29, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm in Amphitheatre 15, just beside tower 15 ( see map ) at Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Campus Jussieu, (4 place Jussieu, Paris 5e) métro Jussieu.


  • This seminar will be presented in English.
  • Free access, no reservation required.


Naomi Oreskes

Naomi Oreskes

Merchants of doubt

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