This is a call for papers for an edited volume on electricity from an anthropology and Science and Technology Studies perspective for the MIT Press’ infrastructure series.
Our interests
Increasingly central to the lives of much of the human population through its generation, distribution, management, commercialization, and the consumption of the energy services it enables, electricity has […]

We are happy to announce that the Third Nordic Science and Technology Studies Conference will take place in Gothenburg May 31 – June 2, 2017.
Two keynote speakers are already confirmed – Ulrike Felt, University of Vienna and David Demortain, East-Paris University/CNRS.
An open call for papers and panels will be out in September.
From the organizing committee
Linda […]

Kasper Ostrowski & Stinne Gunder Strøm Krogager: Mediemad, køn og et ruralt etos: Inklusion af agrikulturelle færdigheder
i mediemadens kønsforhandlinger in Encounters. Read it here.

Dear all
The minutes from the general assembly can be found here: http://www.dasts.dk/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Generalforsamling-juni-2016.pdf
The list of Board members and ‘suppleanter’ has been updated here: http://www.dasts.dk/?page_id=2258
In the minutes you will find summary of discussion at the general assembly of the past, present and future of DASTS. These points be discussed at the next board meeting early fall.
If you […]

Friday 24th June 2016 9am-5pm,
The Storey, Lancaster
An interdisciplinary workshop organised by Centre for the Study of Environmental Change, Centre for Gender and Women’s Studies and Centre for Science Studies, Lancaster University
The workshop aims to explore recent social and cultural engagements with ontology. It brings together researchers working in diverse disciplines interested in exploring what ontological […]

The research project “Childhood, Intimacy and Surveillance Practices” (ChIP)
at the Department of Digital Design and Information Studies, School of Communication and Culture, Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University invites applications for two postdoctoral fellowships (two years each). The appointments begin on 1 September 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Application deadline is June 26. Read more […]

Anne Kathrine Pihl Vadgaard will publicly defend her thesis entitled:
The Election Machine – Generating Danish Democracy.
The defense will take place: Friday 17 June, 2016 at 13.00, Auditorium 4, IT University of Copenhagen, Rued Langgards Vej 7, 2300 Copenhagen S
Assessment committee:
Associate Professor Kimberley Coles, University of Redlands
Associate Professor Peter Danholt, Aarhus University
Professor Mark Elam, IT University […]

Postgraduate course, 6 university credits
When? Sept 12-Oct 10, 2016.
Where? Tema T – Department of Thematic Studies: Technology and Social Change, Linköping University, Sweden.
How can norms and values be enacted in/by/through bodies and technologies? What does it mean to examine embodied normativity and how may embodied norms be transformed and acquire different meanings when becoming part […]

Humanity/Crisis
Venue: Center for Sundhed og Samfund (CSS), Øster Farimagsgade 5, Bygning 10, Room 5.0.22
Time: June 6, 2016, 14.00 – 15.30
Host: The Centre for Medical Science and Technology Studies (MEST)
Abstract
In this talk, I trace the emergence of the concept of “humanitarian crisis,” from its first appearance in the 1970s to the present. More specifically, I seek […]

On May 25th, Medical Museion is opening an exhibition of living artwork Heirloom by British artist-scientist duo Gina Czarnecki and John Hunt. Heirloom grows living portraits of the artist’s daughters from their own cells, onto traditionally produced glass casts of their faces. The methods behind the artwork also point toward possible future developments in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery.

We will […]