Launch of excellent STS-student papers series

DASTS and the editorial board of STS Encounters hereby launches the initiative excellent student paper series. The idea is that very good student papers can be published via the DASTS website. Members of DASTS that evaluate exam assignments are hereby…

Call for papers for Nordic STS: DATA, GOVERNANCE, WELFARE: NORDIC PERSPECTIVES

Call for papers for track at Nordic STS Deadline 17.1.2018 Data, governance, welfare: Nordic perspectives Currently, “data” seems to emerge everywhere and be on everyone’s lips: multiplying, proliferating and transforming. Shrouded in equal parts hype and anticipation, there seems no…

Co-creating or Testing Scalable Societies? Test Beds and Living labs as Emerging Innovation Policy Instrument, panel at 4S 2019 New Orleans (September 4-7, 2019)

Please consider submitting your abstract to this open panel 23: Test beds and living labs (TB/LL) have emerged as a prominent approach to foster innovation across geographical regions and technical domains, including in energy, transportation, smart cities, and robotics. Feeding…

Phd Scholarships in Social Carbon Project at ITU

The SOCCAR project has funding for 2 PhD students with a background in STS/anthropology/sociology/human geography or similar disciplines. These positions are now advertised online. See more https://candidate.hr-manager.net/ApplicationInit.aspx?cid=119&ProjectId=181012&DepartmentId=3439&MediaId=5

Symposium on (and with) food, food studies, STS and Anthropology with Heather Paxson

FOCUS and STS centre Aarhus are honored to announce a symposium on (and with) food, food studies, STS and Anthropology with Heather Paxson prof. and interim head of Anthropology, MIT. Paxson’s keynote is entitled ‘Rethinking Food and its Eaters’. Her…

Pre-conference for junior researchers before the 4th Nordic Science and Technology Studies conference

On June 12, prior to the 4th Nordic Science and Technology Studies conference, a one-day pre-conference for junior researchers (doctoral and postdoctoral early career researchers) will take place. This pre-conference will be organised in collaboration with the Finnish Society for Science and…

CONCEPTS, EXCESS, OVERFLOW: An open seminar on the conceptual and its limits

CONCEPTS, EXCESS, OVERFLOW: An open seminar on the conceptual and its limits with talks by   PROFESSOR STEVE BROWN Department for People and Organisations, The Open University   PROFESSOR BODIL MARIE STAVNING THOMSEN School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University   PROFESSOR MORTEN…

Living with Data: Ethics, Politics and Justice in Data Worlds

PhD course with Professor Jarrett Zigon, University of Virginia and Dr Lina Dencik, Cardiff University Data is currently proliferating, multiplying and seeping into seemingly every corner of society. Great ambitions are often associated with the capacity of data and data…

The registration for the 3rd seminar of the Research Network for the Anthropology of Technology is now open.

Big Data and the Power of Narrative 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…

Webinar om Open Research Agenda Setting

Fonden Teknologirådet inviterer sammen med the Human Brain Project (HBP) stakeholder forums alle interesserede til Webinar om Open Research Agenda Setting Dato: 6. december kl. 10:00 – 12:30 Gratis tilmelding– Efter først til mølle-princippet