WTMC Summer School Experimenting, or Trying to Change the World with STS

Soeterbeeck (Netherlands). August 26 -30, 2019

Anchor teacher: Michael Guggenheim

The WTMC Summer School is aimed at PhD candidates who are in the first phase of preparing their doctoral dissertations. The Summer School will offer many interesting insights in terms of both methodology and content. This year, the Summer School will focus on Experimenting: Trying to Change the World with STS. We are delighted that Michael Guggenheim will act as this year’s anchor teacher. Continue reading

II Simposio “Filosofía e Historia de la Ciencia del Río de la Plata”

UCA Coloquio Ciencia 2019

Puerto Madero. May 22, 2019

Fecha: Miércoles 22 de mayo
Hora: 11:30 hs
Lugar: Auditorio Santa Cecilia – Edif. San Alberto Magno – Puerto Madero
Créditos: Otorga 1 crédito para las carreras de la Facultad


“Valores humanos y sociales en ingeniería: la innovación” – Javier Echeverría

“¿El lugar de los valores en un mundo de hechos o el lugar de los hechos en un mundo sin valores?” – Agustín Courtoisie Continue reading

FLACSO Escuela de Verano de Ciencia, Tecnología y Sociedad-CTS 2019

FLACSO CTS Verano 2019

Quito. July 1-5, 2019

Cursos de Formación Continua – Escuela de Verano de Ciencia, Tecnología y Sociedad-CTS 2019

FLACSO Ecuador convoca a la I Escuela de Verano en Estudios de Ciencia, Tecnología y Sociedad que tendrá lugar en Quito del 1 al 6 de julio. Esta es la primera vez que se reúne a académicos, profesionales y tomadores de decisión para profundizar conocimientos y desarrollar habilidades para afrontar los retos de la innovación en el país. Tecnología autónoma, inteligencia artificial e innovación social. Continue reading

Maintainers III: Practice, Policy and Care

Washington, D.C. October 6-9, 2019

Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University

The third in a series of conferences that celebrates and unpacks the concepts of maintenance, infrastructure, repair, and the myriad forms of labor and expertise that sustain our human-built world.

Maintainers III Goals

Bring together practitioners, policy-makers, researchers, and activists who have deep engagements with maintenance
Develop and sustain communities of practice in specialized areas
Contribute to a broad public movement around the importance of maintenance and maintainers in modern life. Continue reading

After Progress: Symposium Series

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Goldsmiths. June 5, September 12, November 29, 2019

In this forthcoming symposium series, we propose to experiment, from an interdisciplinary and global perspective, with a pressing question for our troubled times: can we reimagine human and more-than-human arts of living and flourishing from the ruins of the modern idea of progress? The notion of “progress” is arguably the defining idea of modernity: a civilisational imagery of a boundless, linear, and upwards trajectory towards a future that, guided by reason and technology, will be “better” than the present. It was this notion that placed techno-science at the heart of the modern political culture, and it was the global unevenness of “progress” that imagined European imperialism as a civilising mission inflicted upon “backward” others for their own sake. Continue reading