Call for papers: Interrogating Disability and Prostheses

New call for papers out now by the journal Women, Gender & Research. The call “invite papers that critically examine diverse phenomena of disability, whether physical or mental, congenital, acquired, or age-related, from feminist perspectives. In particular, contributers are invited to think critically…

Professorship at University of Vienna

  At the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Vienna the position of a University Professor of Technosciences, Materiality and Digital Cultures (full time, permanent position) is to be filled. The successful candidate is expected to have a strong research track…

Markets and Standards

The Markets and Valuation Group at the Department of Organization (CBS) invites you to a Public Seminar with professor Lawrence Busch. Time and Date: Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. kl. 13.00-15.00. Location: Copenhagen Business School, Kilevej 14A, 2000 Frederiksberg, room Ks43. Pleaser…

Special issue about Feminist STS

The journal Women, Gender & Research has published the special issue “Feminist STS at work” which can be downloaded for free online here.  Aside from an introduction to the field, the issue contains an interview with feminist STS scholar Nina…

How to Do Things with Sensors

The Technologies in Practice (TiP) research group at the ITU is happy to present Professor of Media, Culture and Environment in the Department of Sociology at the University of Cambridge, Jennifer Gabrys, as our next speaker in our TiP Talk Speaker…

Three post-doctoral researcher positions

At The Institute of Sociology at Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, (German pay scale E 13TV-G-U, fulltime). The three positions are in science and technology studies by 1st April 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter (the starting date is…

The Social Life of Spacecraft: Organized Science on NASA’s Robotic Spacecraft Teams

Lecture by Janet Vertesi (Princeton University) Monday 10 December 2018, 5pm – 6pm Warwick in London How does social organization affect the conduct and practice of science? To explore this question, Vertesi presents empirical data from a comparative ethnographic study…

Put to the Test: Critical Evaluations of Testing

International workshop, University of Warwick 10 and 11 December 2018. Supported by the ERC project BLINDSPOT, the Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies (University of Warwick), the Sociological Review, and the Center on Organizational Innovation (Columbia University) With: Jonathan Bach (New School for…

En matematisk sætning, der ændrede velfærdsøkonomien

Videnskabshistorisk Selskab indbyder til foredrag ved Professor Jesper Lützen, Institut for Matematiske Fag, Københavns Universitet. En matematisk sætning, der ændrede velfærdsøkonomien:  Arrows umulighedssætning og dens historie Abstract:  I det 20. århundrede er umulighedssætninger blevet en central del af matematikken. Arrows umulighedssætning…

Call for Papers: Big Data and the Power of Narrative

IT University of Copenhagen, March 21-22, 2019. The promise of big data is sweeping across the sciences, and the everyday practices that are the object of anthropology are increasingly leaving data traces. Scholars talk about a ‘datafication’ of social life…