Kritiska samtal i Humanistiska teatern
13 September 2018
Humanistiska teatern öppnar nu portarna för alla. 18 september är det premiär för en serie kritiska samtal i Humanistiska teatern om olika dagsaktuella samhällsfrågor.
Humanistiska teatern byggdes för att vara en mötesplats för bildning och nytänkande med det öppna kritiska samtalet som utgångspunkt. Teatern öppnade 2017 och används flitigt inom undervisning och forskning. Nu har turen kommit att bjuda in alla intresserade till kritiska samtal.
– Vi vill bjuda in och välkomna allmänheten till Humanistiska teatern genom samtal i dagsaktuella frågor där forskare inom humaniora och samhällsvetenskap har mycket att tillföra samhällsdebatten, säger Anna Singer, ställföreträdande vicerektor och samverkansrepresentant för vetenskapsområdet för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap.
Serien inleds med temat "Den forskande aktivisten – Samverkan, aktivism och forskningens integritet". Utgångspunkten i samtalet är riskerna och möjligheterna med aktivistiska forskare och kraven på samhällsrelevans.
Folke Tersman, professor i praktisk filosofi vid Uppsala universitet, öppnar samtalet. Moderator är Henrik Berggren, doktor i historia och författare och i samtalet deltar Anna-Sara Lind, professor i offentlig rätt Uppsala universitet och Stefan Svallfors, professor i sociologi vid Södertörns högskola och forskningsledare vid Institutet för framtidsstudier.
– Kritiska samtal är en plats för det fria ordet och den gränslösa dialogen och har en väsentlig funktion för att komma närmare lösningar på viktiga samhällsfrågor. Det är därför viktigt för samhället att vi har kritiska samtal som inte är debatter som någon ska "vinna".
Förutom samtalet 18 september kommer det under hösten två samtal till. Ett om politisk tolerans och ett om religion, stat och politik.
Samtalsserien finansieras av de sponsormedel som har kommit in från de privatpersoner, företag och organisationer som har sponsrat en stol i teatern.
- 18 sep kl. 18.15–20.00: Den forskande aktivisten - Samverkan, aktivism och forskningens integritet
- 16 oktober kl. 18.30–20.30: Jag delar inte din åsikt, men är beredd att dö för din rätt att uttrycka den. Eller? – Om den politiska toleransens nödvändighet för demokratin
- 20 november kl. 18.30–20.30: Folkets opium eller demokratisk resurs? – Om religion, stat och politik
- Ny arena för det kritiska samtalet (nyhet april 2017)
- Stöd Humanistiska teatern
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