Program ready for the DASTS 2014 conference

The program for DASTS 2014 is now ready as a pdf here. The deadline for registration is 15 May. Read more about the conference on this page.

Public lecture by Professor Ruth Richardson, May 26th 2014 at Copenhagen University

The Centre for Medical Science and Technology Studies and the research project “Body and Person: Governing Exchange in 21st Century Biomedicine” are happy to announce a public lecture with historian Ruth Richardson on Monday May 26th 2014. Ruth Richardson’s talk…

Seminar by Celia Roberts: Sex and the Blue Planet in the Anthropocene

Celia Roberts is senior lecturer at the Department of Sociology, Lancaster University. Her research centers on the body, health, reproduction, sexuality and aging. See http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/sociology/profiles/celia-roberts Venue: Centre for Health and Society campus of the University of Copenhagen, room 10-0-11 Host:…

PUBLIC LECTURE BY MATT WATSON: LOCATING MATERIALITY IN PRACTICES – TECHNOLOGIES, INFRASTRUCTURES AND THE DYNAMICS OF ENERGY DEMAND

Venue: AAU-CPH, AC Meyers Vænge 15, 2450 SV, Room 2.3.124 Host: Center for Design, Innovation and Sustainable Transistion – DIST, Kirsten Gram-Hanssen Time: 13th May 2014 11:00-12:30 In the diversity of ways of theorising practice, the relation of materiality to…

Conference: Practice Theory – A New Research Agenda – and its Implications

June 16th and 17th 2014 Aalborg University, Copenhagen A.C. Meyers Vænge 15 Keynote speakers Professor Davide Nicolini Professor Alan Warde Professor Donald Broady Professor Bente Elkjær Registration before June 1st 2014 Download the full program here.

Call for participation: FORCCAST summer school on the cartography and pedagogy of controversies

We are proud to announce that the first edition of the controversy studies summer school series will take place in Paris from the 27th to the 29th of August 2014. Controversies are both empirical phenomena, methodological challenges, and political fields…

The dynamics of user involvement on the long haul

Invitation to research talk and seminar with Sampsa Hyysalo, Associate Professor of Codesign, Aalto University, Finland Innovations develop as long and winded journeys that span several rounds of development and use and a range of settings. Not surprisingly, also the…

PhD Course – Technologies of Time

2-4 October 2014 at the IT-University of Copenhagen Application deadline : June 1, 2014. Course description: Research in the humanities and social sciences depend increasingly on digital technologies. Such technologies affect how research is conducted and the knowledge that it…

New article in STS Encounters: (De-)Localising the Climate

The article “(De-)Localising the Climate – The production of uncertain agencies through climate websites” by Irina Papazu and Christian Elling Scheele has just been published in DASTS’s open access online journal STS Encounters. Find the article here.

Foredrag med Steven Shapin, Harvard University: “Can science make you good?” 9. maj 2014

“The distinction between expertise and virtue is a modern cultural institution. Knowing what ‘is’ and knowing what ‘ought’ to be done are seen as quite different capacities, and among the consequences flowing from this difference is that technical experts are…