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 […]

On Friday 3 June 2016, Tine Hald will give her inaugural lecture as professor at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.

Time
Friday 3 June from 14.00 to 15.00 followed by a reception.
Place
DTU Lyngby Campus
Meeting room M1
Building 101A, first floor
Anker Engelundsvej 1
2800 Kgs. Lyngby
The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, is hosting Professor Tine […]

Social contagion and cultural epidemics: phenomenological and experience-near perspectives
Venue: Center for Sundhed og Samfund (CSS), Øster Farimagsgade 5, Bygning 10, Room 10.0.11
Time: May 17, 2016, 15.00 – 16.30
Host: Centre for Medical Science and Technology Studies (MEST)
Abstract
What travels, spreads, seeps between people – and how does it happen? Can we think of something like communicability or […]

Hermed indkaldes til ordinær generalforsamling i DASTS, torsdag d. 2. Juni kl.13.30-14.30. Generalforsamlingen afholdes på Aarhus Universitet, Finlandsgade 21, 8200 Aarhus N., Peter Bøgh Andersen Auditoriet i forbindelse med den DASTS16 konferencen. Medlemmer af foreningen er velkomne til at fremsende forslag til afstemning. Forslag skal være et bestyrelsesmedlem i hænde senest d. 26 maj. Dagsorden […]

Registration for the DASTS16 conference is now open at the website.
Conference fee is 1000 Danish kroner for employed and 500 DKK for students. The conference dinner on June 2. is 400 DKK.
Registration will close May 22.
Notice that you should sign up for The Future Lecture by Bruno Latour on June 2, since it is a […]

The thesis is titled:
“Participatory Innovation: Storying the Renewable Energy Island Samsø“. The thesis can be purchased for DKK 150 at the ‘Academic Books’, Øster Farimagsgade 5 A, Building 7, DK-1353 Copenhagen K.
 
Time and venue
Friday 13 May, 2016 at 14:00 at the University of Copenhagen, Centre for Health and Society, Department of Political Science, Øster Farimagsgade […]

The DASTS16 is well under way. Registration will open shortly. You will be notified.
Notice that you should sign up for The Future Lecture by Bruno Latour on June 2, since it is a public event (if you wish to attend, of course). Registration for this opens on May 2 at 12.00 CET at this website.
 
Sincerely,
the DASTS16 […]

Andreas Birkbak will publicly defend his thesis entitled:
CARING FOR PUBLICS – HOW MEDIA CONTRIBUTE TO ISSUE POLITICS
The defense will take place
Wednesday 25th of May 2016 at 13 o ́clock at
Room 3.084, AC Meyers Vaenge 15, 2450 Copenhagen SV

Summary:
The thesis investigates how media become part of processes of formulating issues and organizing publics in practice. It draws on […]

Date and place: Aalborg University, 30-31 May 2016 in Aalborg and 26-28 September in Copenhagen
The course takes its departure in the well-described dilemmas between incremental but often path dependent innovative processes within established networks and the quest for the development of new innovative, disruptive or breakthrough ideas, product and services facilitated through new networked relations. […]