New Webmaster for DASTS

Asger Gehrt Olesen, PhD Fellow at Aalborg University, will succeed Lasse Blond, PhD Fellow at Aarhus University, as webmaster of DASTS.dk. Lasse will devote himself to the completion of his PhD-project. Thanks to Lasse for the infrastructural work, and to Asger for taking over this…

Meeting Food and ‘fooding’ – encounters between well-known and surprising qualities of food panel at Nordic STS

Dear all, We kindly invite papers for our upcoming panel: Meeting Food and ‘fooding’ – encounters between well-known and surprising qualities of food. Nordic STS Conference 13 – 14 June 2019, Tampere University, Finland Organizers: Heather Paxson, Interim Head and…

Infrastructure: Mitigate, Sustain or Vacate?

Please consider submitting your abstract to this panel at 4S in New Orleans on September 4-7 2019. Brit Ross Winthereik, IT University of Copenhagen Anne Beaulieu, University of Groningen STS and Anthropology have explored infrastructures empirically, theoretically, and conceptually for several…

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…

Call for Papers Nordic STS 2019 – STS and Social Media

This session may be of interest to some of you. Please notice the deadline is 18th January 2019. For the full call and more information about Nordic STS 2019 can be found here. Andreas Birkbak, Assistant Professor, Aalborg University Copenhagen, ab…

Call for Papers 4S 2019 – Knowing Democracy Panel

Please consider proposing a paper for the below panel at the 4S 2019 Conference. If you would circulate to relevant colleagues that would also be much appreciated. Please notice the deadline is February 1st and the conference takes place 4-7 September…