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All Backchannels Entries Tagged 'sts'

4S Preview: Here, there be future dragons…

Projects / Laura Watts, Max Liboiron, Phoebe Sengers and Kaiton Williams

Crew wanted. Sail with us to the edges of the world, where monstrous futures can be found.

Bending Genres at ESTS

Projects / Katie Vann and Daniel Lee Kleinman

Engaging 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.

Handbook for the Ages: Peeking into the forthcoming 4th Edition of the STS Handbook

Projects / Yelena Gluzman

The 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.

Where are the Humans in Climate Change Solutions?

/ Myanna Lahsen

Myanna 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

STGlobal Consortium: By students, for students

Report-backs / Mel Jeske and Derek Parrott

The STGlobal Consortium is an STS conference by students, for students. Melanie Jeske and Derek Parrot report back on STGlobal 2016.

A Missing Link in Making Meaning from Air Monitoring?

Projects / Gwen Ottinger, Drexel University

Gwen Ottinger discusses how data about the air quality of neighborhoods closest to oil refineries can be better harnessed by community activists.

Talking Transdisciplinarity with Ulrike Felt: New Research in Science, Technology & Human Values

Reflections / Aleka Gurel

Professor Ulrike Felt, from the University of Vienna, talks to Backchannels about her recent ST&HV article, "Transdisciplinary Sustainability Research in Practice."

El Pensamiento Latinoamericano en CyT: resignificar sin reproducir

Reflections / Erica Carrizo

The 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.

IV Escuela Doctoral Iberoamericana de Estudios Sociales y Políticos sobre la Ciencia y la Tecnología

Report-backs / Sandra Daza-Caicedo

Between July 7 and 10, 2015, it took place at the University of Valparaiso (Chile) the IV Ibero-American Doctoral School of Social Studies on Science and Technology ,organized by the Latin American Society for Social Studies of Science and Technology ESOCITE. Twentyseven doctoral students from Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Chile, Colombia and Mexico attended the School. The meeting was sponsored by the Red CYTED (Ibero-American Science and Technology for Development) "Analysis on the Dynamics of Science and Society", CLACSO Working Group "Science and society: the social uses of knowledge Latin America and social inclusion", University of Chile, University of La Frontera and the host institution, the University of Valparaiso.

Diásporas, Espacios Híbridos y Redes Corpusculares. Presentación de la Red Española de Estudios Soci

Reflections / Maria González Aguado

The Spanish Network of Science & Technology Studies (Red esCTS) is a precarious, immaterial and fluid locus where almost two hundred students, activists, artists, researchers and “affected citizens” collaboratively re-think, experiment with and push STS forward.
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