Upcoming Events

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September 5, 2014, Friday, 7:00 pm. Harvard Bookstore, Cambridge, MA, USA. A Dramatic Improbable Readings performance, to celebrate the new book This Is Improbable Too. Marc Abrahams will dramatically read brief passages from bizarre-but-genuine scientific studies, joined by guest dramatic readers Robin Abrahams (“Miss Conduct” columnist), Gary Dryfoos (Majordomo at the annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony), and Melissa Franklin (Harvard professor of physics, and frequent Ig Nobel performer), Corky White (Boston University professor of anthropology, and author of Cooking for Crowds and co-author of The Ig Nobel Cookbook, volume 1).
September 10-12, 2014 TEDMED, Washington, DC, USA. Marc Abrahams will do a TEDMED talk about medical winners of the Ig Nobel Prizes.
September 18, 2014, Thursday, 6:00 pm. The 24th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony and webcast, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA.
September 20, 2014, Saturday, 1:00 pm. The Ig Informal Lectures, MIT building 26, room 100, Cambridge, MA, USA. The new Ig Nobel Prize winners — and past winner Dr. NakaMats! — give brief public talks, and answer questions. Free, but seating is limited, so get there early.
September 26, 2014, Friday, 7:00 pm. Porter Square Books, Cambridge, MA, USA. A Dramatic Improbable Readings performance, to celebrate the new book This Is Improbable Too. Marc Abrahams will dramatically read brief passages from bizarre-but-genuine scientific studies, joined by guest dramatic readers TBA.
Late September, and then some. Book tour, for This Is Improbable Too. Marc Abrahams will talk about This Is Improbable Too. A few of the events are listed in this schedule (and the rest will be). If you would like to host an event, please get in touch with us ASAP!
October 1, 2014, Wednesday, midday. Google, New York City, USA. Marc Abrahams will talk about This Is Improbable Too.
October 2, 2014, Thursday, midday. Google, Cambridge, MA, USA. Marc Abrahams will talk about This Is Improbable Too.
October 20-22, 2014. Conference on Scientific Culture, Santiago, Chile, Centro Cultural Palacio La Moneda. Marc Abrahams will do a talk. Details TBA.
October 24, Friday, 2014. Live Arts, Academy of Music Theatre, Northampton, MA, USA. Details TBA.
February, 2015. AAAS Annual Meeting, San Jose, California, USA. The Annual Improbable Research Session will happen one night during the meeting. Details TBA.
March, 2015. Ig Nobel Tour of Scandinavia. Details TBA.
March, 2015. Ig Nobel Tour of the UK. Details TBA.

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