Trust in a Changing World: PEriTiA Inaugural Symposium

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A symposium on Trust and Trustworthiness by some of the key contributors to the H2020 research project on Policy, Expertise and Trust.

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PEriTiA Inaugural Symposium

Trust in a Changing World

March 2, 2020

Newman House, St Stephens Green, Dublin 2


10.00-10.30 Coffee/tea and introductions

10.30-11.20 Professor David Farrell (UCD SPIRE and Royal Irish Academy)

Chair: Professor Maria Baghramian (UCD Philosophy and Royal Irish Academy)

“Ireland’s experiments in deliberative democracy”

Short break

11.30-12.20 Professor José van Dijck (Utrecht University and Royal Netherland Academy)

Chair: Professor Göran Hermeren (Lund University and Royal Swedish Academy of Letters)

“Governing trust in a digital platform society”

12.25-13.15 Professor Bobby Duffy (Director, Policy Institute, King’s College London)

Chair: Professor Liam Delaney (UCD Geary Institute)

“What can our misperceptions tell us about the value of trust and expertise?”


14.20-15.10 Professor Susan Owens (University of Cambridge and British Academy)

Chair: Professor Cathrine Holst (University of Oslo)

“Experts and the environment: Some reflections”

15.15-16.05 Professor Judith Simon (Professor for Ethics in Information Technology, University of Hamburg)

Chair: Professor Gloria Origgi (Institut Nicod, CNRS- ENS-EHESS)

“Trust, trustworthiness and knowledge in a digital age”

16.10-16.30 Close of symposium: coffee and refreshments

Further information about the project is available from

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 870883. The information and opinions on this website and other communications materials are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the European Commission.

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