P27: Specific temporalities: territorial futures between practices and knowlewdge

Deadline: June 14, 2021

Enrico Milazzo (Dottorando in Studi storici, geografici ed antropologici; Università di Padova), Christian Colella (PhD in Applied Sociology and Research Methodology – Università di Milano Bicocca), Collettivo Epidemia (Collettivo di ricerca indipendente)

Discussant: Valentina Bonifacio (Università Ca’ Foscari di Venezia)

Lingue: Italiano e inglese

The panel aims to explore the capacities for adaptation, recognition and negotiation between collectives and the landscape (especially with the entities that inhabit it). As Gramsci reminds us – moments of crisis facilitate the death of the old but slow the arrival of the new. Within the relationship between interpretation of environmental transformations and processes of territorialization, we are interested in exploring practices of constructing possible futures, particularly those underlying the understanding of new symbolic values of the territory that include non-human entities within the perspectives of more-than-human worlds (Papadopoulos 2018).

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CFP: Toxic Goodness: Spatialities and Temporalities of Sustainable Biofuels

Deadline for Abstracts: September 1, 2021

Call for Papers – Cluster for Tapuya: Latin American, Science, Technology and Society

Editors:

  • Duygu Kaşdoğan, İzmir Katip Çelebi University, Turkey
  • Jessica Caporusso, York University, Canada
  • Katie Ulrich, Rice University, USA

Description:

Biofuels have long been proposed as solutions to fossil fuel reliance, though they are contentious. For some, biofuels are alternatives to petroleum that sustainably leverage the reproductive capacity of photosynthetic lives, such as plants. Various actors have pursued strategies to promote this sustainable vision of biofuels: national and subnational governments, intergovernmental organizations, and related civil and private sector actors work to develop  “best governance practices,” while scientists and engineers carry out advanced biotechnological research to improve the productivity and efficiency of biofuel production. On the other hand, critical social scientific research on biofuels has largely examined the destructive and unjust impacts of biofuels production on rural/agrarian communities and ecologies, with a focus on the complex relationships between the Global North and Global South, between state, capital and society, and between nature and society.

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CFP: SHOWING THEORY TO KNOW THEORY:Understanding social science concepts through illustrative vignettes

Deadline: June 30, 2021

On behalf of Patricia Ballamingie (Carleton University) and Nancy Snow (OCAD University), I am sending this Call for Proposals for an exciting initiative, with funding from e-Campus Ontario, to create a new Open Educational Resource (OER). As I describe below, we are hoping that you will be interested in contributing to this effort. Note that final submissions are due June 30.

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Laboratorio de Papers ESOCITE 2021

Deadline: July 7, 2021

CONVOCATORIA

Laboratorio de papers ESOCITE 2021

La Asociación Latinoamericana de Estudios Sociales de la Ciencia y la Tecnología convoca a estudiantes latinoamericanos en etapa avanzada de su maestría y/o doctorado, que posean trabajos en etapas avanzadas de escritura a la presentación de textos para ser trabajados en el Laboratorio de Papers ESOCITE.

El Laboratorio de Papers ESOCITE es un espacio donde investigadores en formación, junto con investigadores formados, trabajaran un texto para convertirlo en una pieza publicable.

Se espera por tanto que se envíen textos existentes, producto de un trabajo previo, no se convoca a la presentación de nuevos manuscritos.

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CFP: The Trans-Atlantic Platform Recovery, Renewal and Resilience in a Post-Pandemic World (RRR)

Deadline: June 14, 2021

The Trans-Atlantic Platform Recovery, Renewal and Resilience in a Post-Pandemic World (RRR) is now underway, providing an opportunity for social science and humanities researchers from both sides of the Atlantic to collaborate on at least one of five key aspects of COVID-19 recovery:

  • reducing inequalities and vulnerabilities
  • building a more resilient and sustainable society
  • fostering democratic governance and political participation
  • advancing responsible and inclusive digital innovation
  • ensuring effective and accurate communication and media
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