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Professor César A. Hidalgo: Lecture on academic writing

The Centre for Collective Learning of Corvinus University and the Institute of Data Analytics and Information Systems invites you to a lecture on the principles of good writing.
2023.04.27. 17:20
1093. Budapest, Közraktár utca 4-6.
Building C
Lecture room X

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The mission of the Center for Collective Learning at the Corvinus University of Budapest is to provide solutions using data and network science and machine learning techniques to understand the growth and distribution of knowledge in countries, cities, regions and in organizations. 

The talk is organized as part of the academic writing classes of the Doctoral School of Economics, Business and Informatics, therefore it is primarily for doctoral students, but other interested students and faculty members are also welcome. 

Due to the limited capacity of the room, we kindly ask you to indicate your joining intention via the following link: 

Deadline of registration: 24 April 2023 13:00 (CEST) 

In case of overbooking the first comes first served rule will be applied, but the lecture will be recorded and can also be followed ONLINE. Link will be sent to registered participants, who provide an e-mail address. Please note that by registering you agree to take part at an event being recorded. If you have any questions about the event, you may write to ccl@uni-corvinus.hu  

Abstract: 

Have you ever stared at a blank page not knowing what to write? Have you ever failed to translate your ideas into a compelling narrative? In this talk, professor and author César A. Hidalgo will share with us some tricks and lessons for aspiring non-fiction writers. When and why to use stories? What voices to use and when? How to structure long form narratives, such as those required in a book? This talk should be of the interest of anyone for whom writing and storytelling are a key part of their professional toolbox. 

BIO: 

César A. Hidalgo is a Chilean-Spanish-American scholar known for his contributions to economic complexity, data visualization, and applied artificial intelligence. He is the founding director of the Center for Collective Learning at Corvinus University of Budapest and holder of the ERA Chair award that established the Center. Professor Hidalgo also leads the Center for Collective Learning at the University of Toulouse (where he holds an ANITI Chair) and is an Honorary Professor at the University of Manchester’s Business School and a Visiting Professor at Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. 

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