The Augustin Cournot Doctoral School organize the third edition of the Augustin Cournot Doctoral Days (A.C.D.D.), which will be held on May 2nd-4th, 2006, at the Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France. The aim is to offer a stimulating environment in which international PhD students and young researchers in Economics, Management, Finance and Science & Technology Studies can exchange their ideas with experienced researchers.

The ACDD conference will include one or more sessions related to the Social Studies of science, technology and medecine. We are soliciting papers focusing on recent issues regarding all major fields of research in history and sociology of science, technology and medecine. The proposed format is a 20-minute presentation followed by a 10-minute general discussion.

One of the invited keynote speackers will be Mikael Härd, Professor in the history of technology at the Darmstadt University of Technology Schloss. He will give a presentation on the relationship between technolgy and culture. Interested PhD students are expected to submit an extended abstract (no more than three pages, 3 keywords) in electronic form (PDF or Word) to the following address: [email protected]

Submission should include the author’s name, affiliation, address, phone number and email.

FEES 60 euros, covering registration, organisation, meals and dinners.

IMPORTANT DATES Deadline for submission: March 6th 2006. Acceptance notification: End of March 2006. Registration and communication of the full paper: no later than April 11th 2006

For any further information on the conference format and program details, please refer to: or write to [email protected] <mailto:[email protected]>

We are looking forward to welcome you in Strasbourg,

The organisers: Marie Pfiffelmann (Laboratoire de recherche en gestion), Benoît Chalivignac (Bureau d’économie théorique et appliquée), Amirouche Moktefi (Institut de recherches interdisciplinaires sur les sciences et la technologie).