VII CTS – Chile Meeting

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Santiago de Chile. January 15-17, 2020

Deadline: June 21 2019

https://www.cts-chile.cl/cts2020/

Updated: April 28 2019
We invite you to the VII CTS-Chile Meeting.

Applications for open panels and closed panels, and for workshops and other activities, are open from April 8 to June 21. The organizers will be notified on July 5, the day on which the abstract submission period will open.

Desastres ecológicos a escala planetaria. Fragmentación socioterritorial por modelos de desarrollismo extractivista. Proliferación de tecnologías de vigilancia, normalización y control. El avance de las ‘fake news’ como modo de gobierno. Violencia sistemática contra pueblos originarios y comunidades locales. La instalación e intersección de varias formas de discriminación por género, raza y clase. Vivimos en tiempos catastróficos que nos interpelan como comunidad CTS. La pregunta crucial, como algunos y algunas han insistido, ya no es cómo los estudios CTS pueden investigar estos fenómenos, sino hasta qué punto pueden y deben intervenir en ellos. Continue reading

3rd International AGORAS Conference Governing risks beyond the “here” and “now” Gouverner les risques par-delà le temps et les frontières

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Nantes. October 23-25, 2019

Theme

Following the 1st 2017 symposium and the 2nd international Conference “Lessons learned: Studying learning devices and processes in relation to technological accidents” organized in December 2018, this 3rd AGORAS Conference is intended above all to be a forum for exchange and dialogue between actors from the academic, industrial, institutional and political worlds, with different disciplines and affiliations, who are interested in risk governance, not limited to nuclear risks. It aims to enrich current reflections and efforts to improve risk governance practices through a hybridization of points of view, essential to provide concrete answers to the complex issues posed by risks and their governance. Continue reading

2019 Annual S.NET Meeting

Quito. November 18-20, 2019

The Society for the Study of New and Emerging Technologies (S.NET) is an international association that promotes intellectual exchange and critical inquiry about the advancement of new and emerging technologies in society. S.NET represents diverse communities, disciplines, viewpoints, and methodologies in the social sciences and humanities. It welcomes contributions from scientists and engineers that advance the critical reflection of nanoscience and other emerging technologies. Current S.NET board members are: Michael Bennett (chair), Marianne Boenink, Ana Delgado, Clare Shelley-Egan, Chris Toumey, Poonam Pandey, Christopher Coenen, Colin Milburn, Kornelia Konrad, Nora Vaage, María Belén Albornoz, and Ryan LaBar. Continue reading

Tercer Congreso Argentino de Estudios Sociales de la Ciencia y la Tecnología (CAESCyT)

Buenos Aires. November 13-15, 2019

Sede: Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata

Fecha límite de recepción de resúmenes: 5 de julio de 2019.

1) Introducción

Los estudios sociales de la ciencia y la tecnología se han desarrollado como campo de conocimientos en la Argentina hasta alcanzar, en los últimos años, una significativa densidad de practicantes, una amplitud considerable de temas de estudio, la consolidación institucional de sus actividades que se expresa en la regular publicación de revistas del campo, la existencia de postgrados especializados, el desarrollo de proyectos investigación y la emergencia de grupos, centros e institutos de investigación de actividad continua a lo largo de todo el país. Continue reading

16th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference

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Aberdeen, Scotland. May 26-28, 2020

Time, Technology and Transformation

PCST Network announces the call for proposals for its conference to be held in Aberdeen, Scotland, 26–28 May 2020. Submissions can be made at [External link]conference.pcst.co from 12 April 2019; the deadline for proposals is 12 October 2019.

PCST (Public Communication of Science and Technology) conferences are held every two years in a collaboration between PCST Network and a host organisation, in this case, University of Aberdeen. The conferences are open to all who have a professional or personal interest in science communication, as practitioners, educators, researchers. Continue reading