Call for papers – Appropriating technologies

The political economy and routinization of artefacts and devices Department of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark The interesting seminar will be held in Copenhagen, the 24-25th of September, and is organized by the Technology and Political Economy research group at…

PhD scholarship in Wind Energy and Society at DTU

A new PhD scholarship focussing on ‘wind energy and society’ is being offered through a collaboration between two DTU departments: DTU Management Engineering and DTU Wind Energy. The successful candidate will be formally hosted by DTU Management Engineering, in the…

Understanding the mismatch between ethics regulations and the epistemologies of machine learning

Jacob Metcalf, PhD, Data & Society Research Institute and Ethical Resolve Centre for Medical Science and Technology Studies, University of Copenhagen announces the following seminar: There is a mismatch between the moral ontologies of established research ethics practices and the…

Where is the knowledge we have lost in data?

Professor Sally Wyatt, Maastricht University. Centre for Medical Science and Technology Studies, University of Copenhagen announces the following seminar: Data are amazing. These remarkable representations of the results of observations, experiments and simulations can be made to travel, to circulate, and…

Four year assistant professorship in the structure and function of the health services

The University of Copenhagen, The Faculty of Health Sciences. The assistant professorship is a research position including publication/academic dissemination duties and research-based teaching with associated examination duties. In addition, the post also includes a duty to share knowledge with the rest…

Extended deadline: How can STS help reflect on the political crisis associated with refugees and asylum seekers

Please consider the EXTENSION OF DEADLINE: May 1 2018! In order to give a chance to more interested persons willing to submit their abstract we have extended the deadline for submissions to the workshop “How can Science and Technology Studies…

Performing salmonella: valuing evidence and classifying genes in disease control

By Francis Lee, Uppsala University. April 24, 2018, at 15:15-16:30, in room 5.0.22 at CSS, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, building 5 Centre for Medical Science and Technology Studies and the research group MeInWe, University of Copenhagen announces this seminar. This paper explores…

Indkaldelse til ordinær generalforsamling 2018

Hermed indkaldes til ordinær generalforsamling i DASTS, den 25. maj kl.11.30-12.30. Generalforsamlingen afholdes på IT-Universitet i Købehavn, Rued Langgaardsvej 7 2300 KBHS, Aud4. Medlemmer af foreningen er velkomne til at fremsende forslag til afstemning. eventuelle Forslag skal være et bestyrelsesmedlem…

Locating Data: Big-Tech’s Data Centers and the State

The Centre for Social Data Science (SODAS), KU, is pleased to announce the second lecture in its Spring Lecture Series 2018. The theme of the series is Social Data Sciences. Speaking across domains as diverse as computational privacy, legal systems, international finance and big data…

Encounters – special issue online now

Special issue: ‘Encounters between social work and STS’, edited by Lars Bo Andersen & Rasmus Birk with contributions by Matilde Høybye-Mortensen, Peter Ejbye-Ernst, Lars Bo Andersen, Peter Danholt, Peter Lauritsen, Anne Marie Dahler, Lis Holm Petersen and Pernille Tanggaard Andersen.”…