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3rd Workshop
ngEHT History Philosophy Culture Working Group 

28 May 2024

The History Philosophy Culture Working Group (HP&C) of the next generation Event Horizon Telescope collaboration (ngEHT) is organizing another workshop on humanities & social science perspectives on the ngEHT collaboration. This workshop follows up on the 1st HP&C Workshop and a dedicated responsible siting workshop in 2022, and the 2nd HP&C Workshop in 2023.

 

The 3rd HP&C workshop takes places on the 28th of May 2024, and is in a hybrid format. It is possible to attend via Zoom, or physically at the Black Hole Initiative, Harvard, Boston. It is directly followed by the annual BHI conference (29-31 May).


Registration (online & in-person) is free but required. Please register by May 15th via this form.

All times below are Eastern time.

10:00-12:00

RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS (30 min)

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12:00-12:30

Lunch

12:30-13:30

RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS (30 min)

  • "The 'Pivotal' Images of Black Holes and Their Epistemic Power", Paula Muhr (University of Zurich)

  • "Levels of abstraction in art & science", Silvina Maestro (University of the Arts London/ Central Saint Martins)

13:30-14:00

FLASH TALKS (10 min)

  • "Metavisualizations: Interactive Demonstrations of Imaging Algorithms, Parameters & Colors", Rodrigo Ochigame (Leiden University)

  • "Governing Big Science Collaborations: A Comparative Assessment of Risk Mitigation Strategies", Saakshi Dulani (Johns Hopkins University)

  • "An update on ngEHT", Dom Pesce (CfA Harvard & Smithsonian)

14:00-14:15

Coffee break

14:15-15:00

PANEL

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17:00

DINNER FOR SPEAKERS AND PANELISTS

Location tbd

In case you have any questions, please contact emeskhidze[at]g.harvard.edu 

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