What place (if any) for academics in our post-truth era ?
Registration 13.30 - 14.00
Part 1: 14.00 – 15.30
Jacques WILLEMS (chairman of the University Foundation)
Bart Pattyn (co-ordinator of the Ethical Forum 2017)
- Peter ACHTERBERG, Tilburg University, The Netherlands, Trust in scientific methods and scientific institutions
- Hilde VAN DEN BULCK, University of Antwerp, Media, Fake News and Science/Scientists in the Post-Truth era
- Cédric COURTOIS, KU Leuven, News feeds on Social media: How bad is it?
Part 2: 16.00 – 18.00
The presentations, the concluding remarks, and a number of interesting relevant background documents can be found in the "DOWNLOADS 2017" section of this website.