HT-samtal #128 – The Role of Science in Society – panel discussion with LU honorary doctors

About the episode:

On 5 May, 2022, a selection of Lund University's honorary doctors from 2020 and 2021 met to discuss the role of science in society. Never before has the university gathered honorary doctors in this way for an interdisciplinary and popular science panel discussion.

What do we really mean by the role of science in society? How much room can and should science take? How has the role of science in society developed?


Thomas Henning, professor of astrophysics, Faculty of Science
Ernest Aryeetey, professor of development economics, Faculty of Social Sciences
Penelope J.E. Davies, professor of history of art, Faculty of Humanities
Tuhina Neogi, professor of medicine and epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine
Sylvaine Laulom, Advocate General, Faculty of Law
Gary McPherson, professor of music education, Faculty of Fine & Performing Arts

Moderator: Lisa Kirsebom, science journalist.

Recorded on 5 May 2022 at Palaestra, Lund.

Release date: 15 May 2022


Martin Degrell
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