All Backchannels Entries Tagged 'sts'
Reflections / Prince K. GumaMobile technology production and development, mobile-based infrastructural engagements, and mobile money markets are increasingly becoming key signifiers for African cities' identity.
Reflections / Leo Matteo BachingerThe fourth entry to our ongong series explores and reflects the ways in which data is used to conceal, silence but also bring to the foreground environmental and Climate Change issues.
Reflections / Neil Stephens and Rebecca DimondDr. Neil Stephens and Dr Rebecca Dimond discuss their recent ESTS paper, "Debating CRISPR/cas9 and Mitochondrial Donation: Continuity and Transition Performances at Scientific Conferences."
Reflections / Aleka GurelDr. Sainath Suryanarayanan talks about his recent ESTS paper, "Intractosoma: Toward an Epistemology of Complexity Based on Intra-acting Bodies."
Reflections / Aleka GurelBackchannels talks with Professor Susanna Trnka about her new research on young people's use of health apps.
Reflections / Jimena Carrasca Madarriaga and Arthur Arruda Leal FerreiraQuanto aos domínios Psi, a proposta é de considerar simetricamente aos saberes e práticas estabelecidos, uma série de práticas fronteiriças menos reconhecidas e em busca de reconhecimento. Assim, serão considerados, por exemplo, estudos referentes aos conhecimentos e práticas das neurociências, psiquiatria, gestão, reabilitação, autoajuda, coaching, entre outros enquanto dispositivos de produção de subjetividades.
Reflections / Aleka GurelBackchannels interviews Klaus Hoeyer, Aaro Tupasela and Malene Bøgehus Rasmussen about their recent ST&HV paper, “Ethics Policies and Ethics Work in Cross-national Genetic Research and Data Sharing: Flows, Nonflows, and Overflows.”
Report-backs / Erika Szymanski and Margarita RayzbergWith new initiatives--and a brand new Facebook page--6S organizers are pursuing ways to promote broad participation.
Reflections / Fredy Mora-Gámez"Revisiting rights restitution and the narratives of peace from STS may also consist of interrogating the technical objects and expert discourses that make possible the promotion of those narratives" / "Una relectura desde los ESCT de la restitución de derechos y las narrativas de paz consiste también en problematizar aquellos objetos técnicos y discursos expertos que precisamente hacen posible promover dichas narrativas"
Reflections / Aleka GurelDr. Luis Reyes-Galindo talks to Backchannels about his recent ST&HV paper, "Molecular Detector (Non)Technology in Mexico."
Projects / Kristin Asdal, C-F Helgesson, Freyja Knapp, Francis Lee, and Steve WoolgarHow is ‘what counts as valuable’ established in valuation practices, and by what criteria? What and who participate in such ventures and what are the effects?
Reflections / Aleka GurelProfessor Kean Birch, from York University, talks to Backchannels about his recent paper for ST&HV, "Rethinking 'Value' in the Bio-Economy: Finance, Assetization and the Management of Value."
Projects / Laura Watts, Max Liboiron, Phoebe Sengers and Kaiton WilliamsCrew wanted. Sail with us to the edges of the world, where monstrous futures can be found.
Projects / Katie Vann and Daniel Lee KleinmanEngaging Science, Technology, and Society offers two new genres of peer-reviewed scholarly work––Critical Engagements and Considering Concepts––that allow scholars to speak to STS issues and audiences in new ways.
Projects / Yelena GluzmanThe Fourth Edition of the Handbook of Science and Technology Studies is coming. Here, the editors reflect on putting it together, and give a sneak peek of the Table of Contents.
/ Myanna LahsenMyanna Lahsen analyzes the re-envisioning processes that gave rise to a new international research program which seeks to bring the social sciences into the center of research on global environmental change
Report-backs / Mel Jeske and Derek ParrottThe STGlobal Consortium is an STS conference by students, for students. Melanie Jeske and Derek Parrot report back on STGlobal 2016.
Projects / Gwen Ottinger, Drexel UniversityGwen Ottinger discusses how data about the air quality of neighborhoods closest to oil refineries can be better harnessed by community activists.
Reflections / Aleka GurelProfessor Ulrike Felt, from the University of Vienna, talks to Backchannels about her recent ST&HV article, "Transdisciplinary Sustainability Research in Practice."
Reflections / Erica CarrizoThe recovery of the Latin American Thought in Science and Technology in recent years in the region, seeks to analyze the current challenges of science, technology and innovation in Latin America, critically updating the interpretive frameworks developed in Latin America in late 1960 and early 1970. This to contest counter-hegemonic conceptions about science, technology and development that spread globally in the mid-twentieth century. Among the major challenges facing this reenactment, it is, precisely, to banish these hegemonic conceptions that continue to fuel much of the current discussions on Latin American development.