Professor Sheila Jasanoff - Miegunyah Distinguished Visiting Fellow


Citizens of the Anthropocene

As part of her visit as a Miegunyah Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Professor Jasanoff delivered a public lecture on 18 May 2016.

Professor Sheila Jasanoff also hosted the following events during her visit to Melbourne:

  • Masterclass series with PhD students, early career researchers and established academics.
  • PhD Roundtable with PhD students from across the University of Melbourne and other institutions within Australia.
  • Introductory lecture for academics on Science and Technology Studies
  • Science and Policy Roundtable with Professor Helen Sullivan and Professor David Karoly
  • Podcast and other media interviews
  • Informal meetings with emerging academics and PhD students from the University of Melbourne and Australia.

Twin engines of truth? How science and law interact to construct our world - 12 May 2016


Social science and legal scholar Prof Sheila Jasanoff discusses how science and the law interact or compete with one another in the formulation of public reason -- in the economy, the courts and the political landscape. Presented by Lynne Haultain.


PhD Roundtable - 20 May 2016

PhD students sitting and talking with Professor Sheila Jasanoff

PhD Roundtable - 20 May 2016

Lunch following Introductory Lecture on Science and Technology Studies - 23 May 2016

Policy and Science Roundtable

Science and Policy Roundtable - 4 June 2016


The organising committee (Prof. Sundhya Pahuja, Assoc. Prof. Peter Christoff, Assoc. Prof. Robyn Eckersley, Dr James Parker and Mr Jeremy Baskin) would like to thank the Grimwade family for their generous support of the Miegunyah program and for facilitating this visit by Prof. Jasanoff.