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Events

Events include paper calls for conferences, workshops, lectures, seminars, and exhibits (listed in chronological order).

Sustaining the Seas

December 11 2017 to December 13 2017 | The University Of Sydney

Deadline: July 14 2017

Please send a 250-300 word abstract and affiliation details to kate.johnston@sydney.edu.au by 14th July 2017.

Sustaining the Seas is an exciting and experimental refereed international conference that will bring together academics of many disciplines, practitioners, urban planners, fishers, ...

Fourth Contemporary Drug Problems

August 23 2017 to August 25 2017 | Helsinki, Finland

Fourth Contemporary Drug Problems Conference

‘Making alcohol and other drug realities’

Please consider joining us in Helsinki for the conference, which will critically explore and debate the issues posed when we approach alcohol and other drug science, policy, treatment, law and other ...

SIGCIS (Special Interest Group in Computing, Information, and Society)

October 29 2017 | Philadelphia, PA

Deadline: October 08 2017


SIGCIS (Special Interest Group in Computing, Information, and Society) will be having its annual conference on October 29, 2017, in Philadelphia, PA, immediately following the conference for the Society for the History of Technology(SHOT). Proposals are due on June 30, 2017. Instructions for ...

STS Italia Summer School

September 05 2017 to September 09 2017 | Catania, Italy

Deadline: June 25 2017

STS Italia, the Italian Society of Science and Technology Studies – in collaboration with the Department of Political and Social Sciences and the Department of Mathematics and Informatics of the University of Catania is organizing its 4th Summer School, “Almost Human: Robotics, Healthcare and ...

The Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA)

April 03 2018 to April 07 2018 | Philadelphia, PA,

Deadline: October 15 2017

"Sustainable Futures" invites abstracts (sessions, papers and posters) for the Program of the 78th Annual Meeting

The Society is a multi-disciplinary association that focuses on problem definition and resolution. We welcome papers from all disciplines. The deadline for abstract submission is ...

Impossible to Simply Continue Along Previous Lines: Changing Life in Times of Crisis

August 29 2017 | Boston

In this one-day workshop we will create spaces, interactions, and support that help us extend our projects of inquiry and engagement around "changing life in times of crisis." A wide range of projects might fit under this intentionally broad topic. Activities will build on what the particular ...

SPECULATIVE HARBOURING PG WORKSHOP

December 11 2017 to December 13 2017 | The University of Sydney and UTS

Deadline: July 24 2017

Sydney Environment Institute in partnership with The Department of Gender & Cultural Studies, The University of Sydney and UTS As part of The Sustainable Fish Lab’s Sustaining the Seas conference (11th-13th December).

Workshop and walk shop dates: 12 of September and 15 of September

This two ...

midweSTS 2017 Call for Abstracts

September 29 2017 to October 01 2017 | Indiana University, Bloomington IN

Deadline: July 16 2017

Graduate students at the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University are excited to distribute our call for a graduate student workshop happening on campus this fall. We would very much appreciate your help in distributing the CFP with us! Science and technology studies is widely ...

The Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) i

April 03 2018 to April 07 2018 | Philadelphia, PA,

Deadline: October 15 2017

Invites abstracts (sessions, papers and posters) for the Program of the 78th Annual Meeting The theme of the Program is “Sustainable Futures.” The Society is a multi-disciplinary association that focuses on problem definition and resolution. We welcome papers from all disciplines. For ...

Reconfiguring care infrastructures – austerity and innovation in European welfare services.

November 15 2017 to November 16 2017 | University of Sussex in Brighton

Deadline: June 15 2017

We would like to invite papers for an international workshop exploring the reconfiguration of health and welfare in different European settings.

Papers should address the ways in which austerity policies, welfare reforms or healthcare innovations relocate or relegate the work and practice of ...

GROUP 2018 ACM International Conference on Supporting Group Work

January 07 2018 to January 10 2018 | Sanibel Island, Florida, USA


Deadlines: Multiple

General Information For over 25 years, the ACM International Conference on Supporting Group Work (GROUP) has been a premier venue for research on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, Human Computer Interaction, Computer Supported Collaborative Learning and Socio - Technical ...

Technologies of Frankenstein

March 07 2018 to March 09 2018 | Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, USA

Deadline: October 19 2017



The 200th anniversary year of the first edition of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein: Or, The Modern Prometheus has drawn worldwide interest in revisiting the novel’s themes. What were those themes and what is their value to us in the early twenty-first century? Mary Shelley was rather vague as ...

Mixing Pop and Politics

December 04 2017 to December 06 2017 | Massey University, Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand

Deadline: June 01 2017

Subversion, Resistance and Reconciliation in Popular Music IASPM-ANZ 2017 Conference

Forty years ago, the story goes, punk broke. Not for the first time, and not the last. History provides us with ample examples of the power of popular music to speak to, through, and against various political ...

13th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers Conference

September 17 2017 to September 21 2017 | Poznan, Poland

Deadline: January 15 2018

"This Changes Everything" --€“ in conjunction with the World Computer Congress
Conference Chairs: David Kreps, Kai Kimppa, Louise Leenen, Charles Ess

Conference Theme - Track Chairs: David Kreps and Charles Ess

This Changes Everything. Many of us likely associate this phrase with Steve ...

CFP: Strategic Narratives of Technology and Africa

September 01 2017 to September 02 2017 | Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute, Funchal, Portugal

Deadline: May 12 2017

Thematic Overview

In 1884, a group of thirteen European policymakers met to negotiate standards for the "effective occupation" of Africa. At the time of this now-infamous Berlin Conference, about 10 percent of Africa was under European control. By 1914 Europe "controlled" 90 percent of the ...

Contemporary Developments on Media, Culture and Society: Argentina and Latin America.

November 03 2017 | Universidad de San Andrés in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Deadline: May 15 2017

The conference, organized by The Center for the Study of Media and Society in Argentina (MESO).

This will be the third annual conference organized by MESO on the interactions between media, culture and society. For more information about the 2015 and 2016 events, please visit ...

SLSA: Out of Time

November 09 2017 to November 12 2017 | Tempe, AZ

Deadline: May 15 2017

Welcome to the human and inhuman deserts of Arizona.

Arizona State University will host the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts. ASU is located in Tempe Arizona, about fifteen minutes from the Phoenix Airport. The range of interdisciplinary labs and centers ...

2017 international Summer School in Higher Education Research and Science Studies

October 09 2017 to October 13 2017 | University of Kassel, Germany

Deadline: June 16 2017

The summer school "Boundaries in Science and Higher Education (Research)", organized by the International Centre for Higher Education Research Kassel (INCHER-Kassel).

Sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), the summer school aims at establishing a dialog among ...

Doctoral School of Social Studies of Science and Technology in Latin America

September 18 2017 to September 20 2017 | Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Deadline: September 18 2017

En la Facutad de Ciencias Humanas de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, tendrá lugar entre el 19-21 de septiembre de 2017, el VIII Taller Latinoamericano de Jóvenes Investigadores en Ciencia, Tecnología y Sociedad, y la V Escuela Doctoral de Estudios Sociales y Políticos sobre la Ciencia y ...

The World Congress of Sociology

July 15 2017 to July 21 2017 | Toronto, Canada

Deadline: March 15 2017

RC 23 (Sociology of Science and Technology) encourages you to organize a session at the upcoming World Congress. All topics relevant to the sociology of science and technology are appropriate. However, given the restricted number of session slots allocated to the RC, organizers are encouraged to ...

How online media are changing science communication

Deadline: May 01 2017

Call for papers for a special issue of Science Communication Public science in a wired world
Guest Editors: Sarah R Davies (University of Copenhagen), Joachim Allgaier (Alpen-Adria University Klagenfurt), and Noriko Hara (Indiana University).

Science communication – public dissemination and ...

8th Tensions of Europe Conference

September 07 2017 to September 10 2017 | Athens

Deadline: February 15 2017

2nd Call for Papers: Borders and Technology. The 8th Tensions of Europe Conference will have as its main theme the history of borders and technology. We invite papers studying the history of the relationship between national borders and transnational infrastructures, hidden technological linking ...

The 8th Tensions of Europe Conference

September 07 2017 to September 10 2017 | Athens

Deadline: February 15 2017

Borders and Technology

The 8th Tensions of Europe Conference will have as its main theme the history of borders and technology. We invite papers studying the history of the relationship between national borders and transnational infrastructures, hidden technological linking and delinking that ...

Institute for Advanced Studies

October 01 2016 to June 30 2017 | Graz, Austria

Deadline: December 31 2015

The IAS-STS in Graz, Austria, promotes the interdisciplinary investigation of the links and interactions between science, tech- nology and society, as well as technology assessment and research into the development and implementation of socially and

environmentally sound technologies. Broadly ...