STS Workshop @ Cambridge HPS

Meetings are held on Thursdays, 12noon to 1.30pm in Seminar Room 1 (expect the meeting on 3 November, which will be from 12.30pm to 2pm). All welcome.

Organised by Jon Agar, Ipek Demir, Rob Doubleday and Martin Kusch.

Michaelmas Term 2005

13 October Jeff Kochan (ETH Zurich): ‘STS’s Plato: rescuing the Gorgias from Latour’

20 October Andrew Barry (Goldsmiths College, London): ”A scandal in Georgia’: where to find out the facts about capitalism’

27 October Sheila Jasanoff (Harvard University) will introduce a discussion on ch. 10, ‘Census, Map, Museum’, of B. Anderson, Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism, Verso 1991: 163-186 (a copy of the text will be on reserve in the Whipple Library)

3 November Barry Barnes (University of Exeter) will introduce a discussion on C.E. Rosenberg, ‘Scientific Theories and Social Thought’, in B. Barnes (ed.), Sociology of Science, Penguin Books 1972: 292-305 (a copy of the text will be on reserve in the Whipple Library)

10 November Timo Airaksinen (University of Helsinki): ‘Human-centred technology and its rivals’

17 November Rob Doubleday (Nanoscale Science Laboratory, Cambridge): ‘A sociologist at large in the Nanoscale Science Laboratory’

24 November Michael Bravo (Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge): ‘Where is upstream? Science and its publics for International Polar Year (2007-2008)’