The 2015 Ig Nobel EuroTour arrives in Sweden this week after wending its way through the UK, Belgium and Denmark. The tour concludes with two shows in Stockholm. Here are the details:
- KAROLINSKA INSTITUTE, Stockholm, Sweden. Lecture hall Gustaf Retzius, at Berzelius väg 3. Monday, March 30, 3:00 pm. Featuring: Marc Abrahams; Dr. Nakamats (Ig Nobel winner, photographing every meal he has consumed over a period of 43 years); Jaroslav Flegr (Ig Nobel winner, Is it mentally hazardous for a human to own a cat); Sabine Begall and Pascal Malkemper (Ig Nobel winners, Documenting that when dogs defecate and urinate, they prefer to align their body axis with Earth’s north-south geomagnetic field lines); Andrea Rapisarda (Ig Nobel winner, demonstrating mathematically that organizations would become more efficient if they promoted people at random); Gustav Nilsonne (Karolinska neuroscientist, demonstrating the relative difficulty and ease of walking with a cup of coffee and a cup of beer.).
- BOULEVARDTEATERN, Stockholm, Sweden. Gotgatan 73, 116 62 Stockholm.Monday, March 30, 6:30 pm. Same people as in the afternoon show.
BONUS: “A Genius’s Last Show” [Dagens Nyheter report, in Swedish]
UPDATE (May 2015): The Swedish public television network SVT filmed the show, and broadcasted it in May. Highlights from the broadcast are online.