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Café Humaniste: “What we talk about when we talk about vaccination?”

June 16 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

The first speaker for the event is Roberto Burioni, Professor of Microbiology and Virology at the Vita-Salute San Raffaele University in Milan, who is well-known in Italy for his activism against “fake news” and conspiracy theories on vaccines. Professor Burioni will appear in a short video message to stress the importance of a rational and scientific debate on such delicate health and social issues.

The second speaker will be Silvia Mari, Professor of Social Psychology  at the University of Milano-Bicocca. From her perspective, Professor Mari will shed light on the psychological and social dynamics involved in the spread of fake news. The title of her speech will be: “Scientific disinformation and conspiracy theories in the social media era”.

The third and last speaker will be Nicasio Mancini who teaches Microbiology and Virology, also at Vita-Salute San Raffaele. Prof. Mancini will analyse vaccination from a scientific and medical point view, trying to show “Why vaccination is not an opinion”.

Details

Date:
June 16
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/303352966772482

Organizers

IHEU
UAAR Milan Circle

Venue

Casa delle Associazioni e del Volontariato
Via Marsala, 8
Milano, 20121 Italy
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Website:
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