Carlo Ginzburg to lecture in Washington DC (September 2011)

Carlo Ginzburg, Balzan Prizewinner 2010 for European History (1400-1700), will deliver a Balzan Lecture on "Schema and Bias: A Historian’s Reflection on Double-Blind Experiments" at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington DC on October 5.
The event is being organized in cooperation with the Embassies of Switzerland and Italy in Washington DC as one of the "Capital Science Evenings" of the Carnegie Institution for Science.
 
Carlo Ginzburg, born in Turin (Italy), is currently Professor at the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa; he has taught Modern History in various US Universities, including Princeton, Harvard, Yale and UCLA. He was awarded the Balzan Prize 2010 for European History (1400-1700) "For the exceptional combination of imagination, scholarly precision and literary skill with which he has recovered and illuminated the beliefs of ordinary people in Early-modern Europe".

2011 Balzan Lecture
Schema and Bias: A Historian’s Reflection on Double-Blind Experiments
Professor Carlo Ginzburg, Balzan Prizewinner 2010 for European History (1400-1700)
5 October 2011, 6.45 p.m.
Carnegie Institution, Washington DC, 1530 P Street, NW
Info +1.202.328.6988, CapitalScienceInfo@carnegiescience.edu

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