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Calls for Papers

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Justice and Counter-Expertise for Science as Culture

Deadline: April 11 2016

CFP Justice and Counter-Expertise for Science as Culture
Guest Editors Logan D. A. Williams and Sharlissa Moore

Research, design and development perpetuates inequality because the broader structure of how it is funded has led to scientific knowledge and technology production that typically ...

CFP: Feminist Engagements with the Democratization of Science

Deadline: January 11 2016

Editors: Clare Jen (Denison University) and Sara Giordano (San Diego State University)

We seek essays, interviews, and creative works that provide feminist engagements with democratic forms of scientific knowledge production. In the last few decades there has been what science studies scholars ...

Demystifying Blockchain Through an STS Lens: Challenges and Opportunities of a New Infrastructure

Deadline: February 01 2016

Guest editors: Vasilis Kostakis, Tallinn University of Technology, P2P Lab; Primavera De Filippi, Berkman Center at Harvard University, CERSA/CNRS; Diego Gonzalez-Rodriguez, University Carlos III of Madrid

Call description: “The reward of labour is life. Is that not enough?” William Morris ...


Deadline: December 01 2015

Call for Articles, Teknokultura, April 2016

Submissions wanted by Dec. 1, 2015 for the April 2016 issue of Teknokultura, a peer-reviewed, on-line, free journal published in Spanish and English that focuses broadly on digital culture and social movements. There are a number of different sections ...

Design Studies: Call for Special Issue papers

Deadline: February 01 2016

Topic: Design Processes in Service Innovation

Guest Editors
Fernando Secomandi
Escola Superior de Desenho Industrial
Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Dirk Snelders
Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering
Delft University of Technology, ...

Haptic Media Studies

Deadline: November 01 2015

Call for papers for a themed issue of NEW MEDIA & SOCIETY Guest editors: David Parisi, Mark Paterson, and Jason Archer
Abstracts due (400-500 words): November 1, 2015
Interacting with, navigating, and manipulating media has always depended on touch--whether turning pages, folding paper, ...

Call for Contributions: Science, Numbers and Politics

Deadline: September 30 2015

An International Research Project Funded by the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities Background and Project Description
Over the past few decades, following a more general trend towards social rationalization, a growing Verwissenschaftlichung (“scientization”) of politics can be ...

Changing Funding Arrangements and the Production of Scientific Knowledge

Deadline: October 15 2015

Guest co-editors: Jochen Gläser, TU Berlin Kathia Serrano Velarde, Heidelberg University

Why Funding Practices Matter Research has undoubtedly become a central asset in modern capitalist societies. It lays the groundwork for global economic competition, informs policy-making, and gives people ...

Call for Authors

Deadline: January 01 2015

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Aging: Multidisciplinary Perspectives (this is also open to graduate students)

We are inviting academic editorial contributors to The SAGE Encyclopedia of Aging, a new multi-volume reference to be published in 2016. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Aging includes approximately ...

Asian Biotechnology and Development Review (ABDR): Call for Articles, Reviewers

The Asian Biotechnology and Development Review (ABDR) is a peer reviewed journal published by Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS) from New Delhi, India. It is supported by Life Science Division of UNESCO and Department of Biotechnology of Government of India. This ...

The Construction of Personal Identities Online: a Special Issue of Minds and Machines

Deadline: December 15 2011

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are building a new habitat (infosphere) in which future generations will spend an increasing amount of time. So, how individuals construct, shape and maintain their personal identities online (PIOs) is a problem of growing and pressing importance. ...

The Body in Breast Cancer: a Special Issue of Social Semiotics

Deadline: October 01 2010

Social Semiotics invites submissions to a special issue “The Body in Breast Cancer” in order to mobilize new critical interventions into the materiality of breast cancer.

The body, at the level of the breast, is the terrain on and through which breast cancer registers. This body, as ...

General Call for Papers: East Asian Science, Technology and Society: an International Journal

Daiwie Fu, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan
Associate Editors:
Warwick Anderson, University of Sydney, Australia / University of Wisconsin-Madison, US
Pingyi Chu, Academic Sinica, Taiwan
Sungook Hong, Seoul National University, South Korea
Togo Tsukahara, Kobe University,