Posted by Stephen Law on July 26, 2011
CFI UK and SPES present
CONSPIRACY THEORY DAY
Sunday 25th September 2011
9/11, alien visitation, Jewish cabals and global warming – why are people drawn to conspiracy theories, and what holds them captive? What are the warning signs of a dodgy conspiracy theory? What conspiracy theories are actually credible, and why? Spend an entertaining and informative day with some if the world’s leading experts.
10.45-11.55 Chris French and Robert Brotherton
“Conspiracy Minded: The Psychology of Belief in Conspiracy Theories”
12.00- 1.10 Karen Douglas
“A Social Psychological Perspective On Conspiracy Theories”
2.00-3.10 David Aaronovitch
“Do Conspiracy Theories Have Common Characteristics Over Time And Space?”
3.10-4.10 Jamie Bartlett and Carl Miller
“Truth And The Net”
Venue: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R 4RL.
Cost £10. Booking in advance available at the BHA website FROM JULY 25TH. Remaining tickets will be for sale on the door.
Organized by Stephen Law, Provost CFI UK. Media can contact Stephen on email@example.com