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President’s message #9


4S Election results!

I am pleased to announce that you have elected Lucy Suchman (Lancaster U) as your 22nd president!

You have also...


President’s message #8


4S election—deadline June 24!

We are fortunate to have strong candidates for President (Yuko Fujigaki, Lucy Suchman) and Council...


STS Making and Doing Call for Submissions - DRAFT


After receiving comments from the 4S membership, the Making and Doing Committee will make final edits as appropriate and then formally...


President’s message #7


4S Election early June!

Council is now finalizing the slate of candidates for the next president and three Council members.  We...


NSF Funding Threat: Frontiers of Innovation, Research, Science, and Technology Act


As many U.S. members of 4S are aware, a bill currently under consideration in the U.S. House of Representatives would alter basic... (...more)

President’s message #5


4S/ESOCITE Meeting/Congreso is on!

Submissions for the Buenos Aires gathering are strong in number and quality!  Nearly all arrived at...


President’s message #6


Nominations for David Edge Prize and Nicholas C. Mullins Award: May 1 deadline

The David Edge Prize is awarded for the best article in...


Buenos Aires at the Crossroads of STS – Part II


Since 1980s, the landscape of STS in Latin American has changed. A process of academization of the field took place vis-à-vis an...


President’s Message #4


Alert!: 4S digital publications! Please answer 15 questions today

4S is expanding its presence in digital publications, with Council...


Introduction to Latin American STS, Part One


4S going south for the first time in its history is, above all, an opportunity for members to engage with a long, rich, and fruitful...


President’s Message, January, 2014


Intro to Latin American STS!

I have asked our co-program chairs, Leandro Rodriguez Medina (UDLAP, Mexico) and Pablo Kreimer (CONICET... (...more)

President’s Message, December 2013


As his final acts as 4S President, Trevor Pinch (Cornell U, USA) completed the 2013 governance review and restructuring process on...


President’s Message, November 2013


Please join me in thanking Trevor Pinch (Cornell U, USA) for his superlative leadership as 4S President 2011-2013.   We have for the...


Nominations Invited for the 2015 Fleck and Carson prizes


Publishers, authors, and members of the Society may submit nominations (author, title, publisher) to the prize coordinator, Wenda...


4S Seeks Secretary and Treasurer


4S is seeking to appoint a new secretary and a new treasurer for a three year (renewable) period. Both positions will receive... (...more)

Handbook of Science and Technology Studies


Call for Chapter Proposals – Due Aug. 15, 2013

Clark A. Miller, Laurel Smith-Doerr, Ulrike Felt, Rayvon Fouche

The editors...


Conference Musings


Dear fellow conferences attendees,

I want to start by stressing how much I have enjoyed and benefited from 4S conferences. This year...


Copenhagen - Style, Design and Great Weather


Meeting Summary by Trevor Pinch

October 24, 2012

If you're just  back from Copenhagen like I am - you're probably exhausted. But...


Mullins Prize Presentation 2012


As the Chair of the Nicholas Mullins student paper award committee, I would like to thank the other members of the prize committee,...


Handbook of Science & Technology Studies, Volume 3


The 4S Council has authorized the planning of a fourth volume of the Handbook of Science & Technology Studies for publication in 2015.... (...more)

4S Announces New Journal Editor


The new editor of Science, Technology & Human Values was announced at the 4S meetings in Cleveland. Professor Edward Hackett, Arizona... (...more)

4S Announces New Council Members, Prize Winners at 2011 Meeting


New Council members 2011-2014: Leandro Rodriguez Medina, Kaushik Sunder Rajan, Kenji Ito

Bernal Prize: Evelyn Fox Keller

Ludwik... (...more)

Latin American Interest Group Plans 2014 Meeting


Since the 4S meeting in Montreal in 2006, over 30 STS scholars from various disciplines and countries have participated as organizers,... (...more)

Mapping STS in the Asia-Pacific: Building Regional Research Capacity


The newly emergent Asia-Pacific Science, Technology and Society Network (APSTSN: see: http://www.esr.cri.nz/AsiaPacificSTSNetwork) is... (...more)

‘The State of Latin American STS’ editors and ‘4S/ESOCITE joint conference’ pre-planning meeting


Since the 4S meeting in Montreal in 2007, over 30 STS scholars from various disciplines and countries have participated as organizers,... (...more)

Report from the BioStep network meeting at IAS-STS in Graz, 2-4 May 2010


The network

Between 2002 and 2005 fifteen young scholars from various countries and disciplines – all involved in STS research - have...