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Meetings and Events

SKAPE meets regularly during term time (September to May), usually 2-3 times per month. If you would like to receive notifications about meetings and events, please join our mailing list. 

Upcoming

Date / Time Details Where
27th Jan 2021 11:30 (1 hour) Seminar: The role of scientific expertise in the drive for ‘smart urbanism’ in the Edinburgh city region
Speaker: Nicolas Zehner # Sociology, Edinburgh
Online via Zoom (link to follow)
10th Feb 2021 11:30 (1 hour) Seminar: Evidence Mobilisation and Uncertainty in Smoking Cessation: A Multiple Case Study Examining the Training and Practices Around Electronic Cigarettes in Scotland
Speaker: Kristina Kim # Social Policy, Edinburgh
Online via Zoom (link to follow)
24th Feb 2021 11:30 (1 hour) Seminar: Distrust in numbers: narratives, uncertainty and accountability in central banking
Speaker: Nathan Coombs # Sociology, Edinburgh
Online via Zoom (link to follow)
10th Mar 2021 11:30 (1 hour) Seminar: Varieties of Risk Analysis in Public Administrations: Problem-Solving and Polity Policies in Europe
Speaker: Regine Paul # Kassel University/Bielefeld University
Online via Zoom (link to follow)
24th Mar 2021 11:30 (1 hour) Seminar: What do policy makers do with anomalies in information? Explaining resilient, robust, agile and improvisatory styles in policymaking
Speaker: Perri 6 # Queen Mary, University of London
Online via Zoom (link to follow)
28th Apr 2021 11:30 (1 hour) Seminar: Ethical Scandals and Foundational Myths: A search for ethical principles in political science
Speaker: Rebecca Tapscott # PIR, Edinburgh
Online via Zoom (details to follow)
12th May 2021 11:30 (1 hour) Seminar: TBC
Speaker: Claire Dunlop # Exeter; Speaker: Claudio Radaelli # UCL
Online via Zoom (details to follow)