Encounters

STS Encounters is a peer-reviewed on-line journal published by DASTS. The current editor-in-chief is Peter Danholt, and Christopher Gad is co-editor. See below for information about the journal and for guidelines for manuscripts. Contact editor-in-chief Peter Danholt for further information. He will also be happy to receive your submission.

ISSN: 1904-4372

Description of STS Encounters and manuscript guidelines
STS Encounters is published by the Danish Association for Science and Technology Studies. The aim of the journal is to stimulate quality and collaboration in Danish STS research as well as to make Danish STS more visible nationally and internationally. In this context STS is understood as a broad and interdisciplinary field. Encounters encourages submissions from all relevant fields and subfields of social and cultural inquiry dealing with scientific and technological matters. The editorial board emphasizes that the journal is to offer a broad and nuanced view of the Danish STS environment. This applies to theoretical and analytical frameworks, choice of method and substantive empirical areas.

STS Encounters published original research articles, survey articles, discussion papers and book reviews. All articles are reviewed.Encounters is published in either Danish (and other Nordic languages) or in English. Danish and Nordic language articles are supplemented with an English abstract. STS Encounters is a web-based journal and is accessible from this homepage, www.dasts.dk.

Review
All articles are refereed by two anonymous researchers. Anonymity may be suspended in order to facilitate dialogue about the article, if the author and referee are both interested. Aside from external reviewers at least one editor reads and comments on each article.

Editorial Board
Members of the DASTS board are automatically members of STS Encounters’ editorial board.

Guidance for manuscripts
Original and survey articles are no longer than 8000 words. Reviews and discussion papers are no longer than 3000 words. The journal uses endnotes but the amount and length of notes should be minimized. The author can make his/her own choice of commonly accepted reference system. Manuscripts are submitted in an easily readable font and uses double line space.

Beskrivelse af STS Encounters og manuskriptvejledning på Dansk
STS Encounters udgives af Danish Association for Science and Technology Studies. I tråd hermed er det tidsskriftets formål, at stimulere kvaliteten, bredden og samarbejdet inden for dansk STS-forskning samt at markere dansk STS tydeligere i nationale og internationalesammenhænge. STS skal her forstås i bredeste forstand. Redaktionen lægger vægt på, at tidsskriftet giver et bredt og nuanceret billede af, hvad der foregår i de danske STS-miljøer. Dette gælder med hensyn til både teorier, metodevalg og genstandsfelter.

STS Encounters publicerer originale forskningsartikler, oversigtsartikler, debatartikler og boganmeldelser. Alle artikelmanuskripter underkastes review. STS Encounters publicerer på dansk, de øvrige nordiske sprog og engelsk. Encounters er et nettidsskrift og er tilgængeligt her på www.dasts.dk

Review
Alle artikelmanuskripter underkastes referee-bedømmelse af to forskere. Review-processen er som udgangspunkt blind, men hvis forfatteren og de tilknyttede referees ønsker det, kan den gøres åben, for dermed at øge muligheden for dialog om den enkelte artikel. Udover eksterne reviewere vil mindst en redaktør gennemlæse og kommentere artiklen.

Editorial Board
Medlemmer af DASTS’ bestyrelse er fødte medlemmer af STS Encounters’ editorial board

Manuskriptvejledning
Originalartikler og oversigtsartikler bør ikke have et omfang over 8000 ord. Anmeldelser og debatartikler ikke overstige 3000 ord. Det anvendes slutnoter, men antallet og længden af noter bør begrænses. Forfatteren kan frit vælge, hvilket anerkendt referencesystem, der skal anvendes. Manuskripter indsendes i en læsevenlig font og med dobbelt linjeafstand.


Latests issue – find former issues below

Volume 11 Number 1 2020

Special Issue: Engaging the Data Moment

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Introduction

James Maguire, Henriette Langstrup, Peter Danholt & Christopher Gad: Engaging the Data Moment – an Introduction, pp. 7-26.

Data experiments and interventions

Adrienne Mannov, Astrid Oberborbeck Andersen & Maja Hojer Bruun: Cryptic Commonalities – Working Athwart Cryptography, Mathematics and Anthropology, pp. 27-58.

Anders Kristian Munk &  Asger Gehrt Olesen: Beyond issue publics?  – Curating a corpus of generic Danish debate in the dying days of the Facebook API, pp. 59-88.

Torben Elgaard Jensen: Exploring the Trading Zones of Digital STS, pp.89-116.

Commentary by Anders Blok: Why (and how to) experiment with digital social data?, pp. 117-140.

Data governance 

Rasmus Hoffmann Birk & Kasper Trolle Elmholdt: Making space with data – Data politics, statistics and urban governance in Denmark, pp. 141-168.

Shivant Jhagroe: Data on the move – How household energy data travel and empower, pp. 169-198.

Man-kei Tam: Enlivening Data – Reassembling Life in Post-Fukushima Japan, pp. 199-226.

Data concepts and approaches

Mareile Kaufmann, Nanna Bonde Thylstrup, J. Peter Burgess & Ann Rudinow Sætnan: Data criticality, pp. 227-254.

Peter Danholt, Morten Bonde Klausen & Claus Bossen:  Data – a cosmopolitical approach, pp. 255-280.

Juho Pääkkönen: The rhetorical work of credibility-building for social scientific big data – Positioning arguments and legitimacy in empirical sociology, pp. 281-316.


Former Issues

2018

    Volume 3 Number 1 2010

    Sara Malou Strandvad: Creative work beyond self-creation – Filmmakers and films in the making, pp. 1-26

    – Artiklen diskuterer forståelser af kreativt arbejde. Oftest portrætteres dette arbejde som selvrealisering eller selvskabelse. Men i stedet for at reducere kreativt arbejde til et spørgsmål om at skabe sig selv argumenterer artiklen for at se arbejdet som en sociomateriel praksis, hvor selvskabelse blot er én blandt flere effekter –