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The Really Popular Book Club: The Mistletoe Murder and Other Stories with Nicola Upson

Join Cambridge University Libraries this December as we get together to discuss this collection of festive short stories by P.D. James.

Storylistening: Narrative Evidence and Public Reasoning

Thu 25 November


Join Professor Sarah Dillon and Dr Claire Craig for the launch of their new book Storylistening: Narrative Evidence and Public Reasoning.

The two authors will talk to Bennett Professor of Public Policy Diane Coyle about the urgent need to use stories to improve public reasoning. They'll share a theory and practice of listening to narratives where decisions are strongly influenced by contentious knowledge and powerful imaginings in areas such as climate change, artificial intelligence, the economy, and nuclear weapons and power.

Professors Genevieve Liveley, Peter Gluckman and Mike Hulme will then reflect on the roles of stories in the public humanities, scientific advice, and climate change debates.

This online event is a must for anyone interested in how all types of evidence should inform public debate and decision-making, including policymakers, expert advisors from the sciences, humanities and social sciences, and anyone interested in the public humanities. There will be the opportunity to ask the guests your own questions.

Storylistening, as a conscious and reflective act creating narrative evidence, is rare. Join the discussion to find out how to make the task of critical listening to stories in public reasoning possible, expected, and endemic.

Book your place: https://www.bennettinstitute.cam.ac.uk/events/storylistening/

About Storylistening: https://www.storylistening.co.uk/

Cost: Free - booking required

Enquiries and booking

Please note that booking is required for this event.

Enquiries: Bennett Institute for Public Policy Website Email: events@bennettinstitute.cam.ac.uk


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Thu 25 November 5:00PM - 6:00PM


Address: online