CFP – Dis-positions: Troubling Methods and Theory in STS

Bristol University Press is pleased to announce the launch of a new series, Dis-positions: Troubling Methods and Theory in STS, edited by Mike Michael, University of Exeter and Alex Wilkie, Goldsmiths, University of London.

Emerging through the intersections of sociology, anthropology, history and philosophy, the field of science and technology studies (STS) is undergoing pivotal shifts in how it imagines and engages with ‘the social’ and the question of ‘societies’. Traditionally, authors have asked questions about the nature of science, technology and knowledge production and how they shape, and are shaped by, social processes. However, the field is becoming highly diversified, having been shaped by empirical, theoretical and methodological developments, such as climate change, computational technologies and posthumanism.

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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: 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


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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