“Does Science Serve Peace?” [fr]
As part of the centenary of the First World War Armistice, come take in a discussion between Jérôme Ferrari, French author, winner of the 2012 Prix Goncourt and Yves Gingras, historian and sociologist of Canadian science, Canada Research Chair in the History and Sociology of Science.
- When : Wednesday, November 7, 2018 – 5.30pm à 6.15pm
- Where : Canadian War Museum, Ottawa
- In French with simultaneous translation in English.
- Register HERE
Moderated by Hugues Beaudoin-Dumouchel, this event is presented in conjunction with the commemoration of the centenary of the First World War Armistice.
The event is organized by the Embassy of France in Canada, the Lycée Claudel, the Canadian War Museum and the University of Ottawa (Department of Philosophy).
Born in Paris in 1968, Ferrari taught for four years at the Lycée international in Algiers. Since 2007, he has lived and taught in Corsica. His book, Le Sermon sur la chute de Rome, won the prix Goncourt in 2012.
He has also published several other novels, including: Dans le secret (2007), Balco Atlantico (2008), Un dieu un animal (2009), Où j’ai laissé mon âme (2010) and À son image (2018).
Yves Gingras is a professor in the history department of the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). He is also the Canada Research Chair in the History and Sociology of Science and the scientific director of the Science and Technology Observatory at UQAM.
He has published several works, including: Histoire des sciences (Paris: Presses universitaires de France, 2018), Sociologie des sciences (Paris: Presses universitaires de France, 2e edition, 2017), L’impossible dialogue : sciences et religions (Montréal, Paris: Éditions Boréal et PUF, 2016) and Bibliometrics and Research Evaluation: Uses and Abuses (Boston: MIT Press, 2016). He also edited the collection Controverses : accords et désaccords en sciences humaines et sociales (Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2014).