Tues Oct 22: Uncertain Science, Uncertain Times

Uncertain Science, Uncertain Times
Selections and discussion of Michael Frayn’s acclaimed play Copenhagen
Moderated by Jay Ingram, Science broadcaster and author
Directed by Kevin Orr, University of Ottawa

Date: Tuesday Oct. 22, 2013
Time: 19:30 – 21:00

Location: Alumni Auditorium, Jock-Turcot University Centre (Main Floor)
85 University Private, University of Ottawa

Price: Free, donations accepted at the door
Limited seating!

Michael Frayn’s Tony Award-winning play Copenhagen is based on the final meeting of Werner Heisenberg and Niels Bohr in 1941. The issues it raises concerning science, ethics and politics are as pressing as ever.

The evening will include a stage reading of excerpts from Copenhagen, directed by Kevin Orr, interspersed with panel commentary and audience discussion moderated by Jay Ingram.

Read by Tibor Egervari, Peter Haworth, and Beverley Wolfe

Moderator:

Jay Ingram
Chair of the Science Communications Program, The Banff Centre
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Panelists:

Dr. Robert Smith
Professor, Department of History and Classics, University of Alberta
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Dr. Shohini Ghose
Associate Professor, Department of Physics & Computer Science; Director, Centre for Women in Science, Wilfrid Laurier University
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Dr. Ted Hsu
Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands
Science and Technology Critic for the Liberal Party of Canada
PhD in Physics, Princeton University
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