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The 7th STS Italia Conference

June 14 2018 to June 16 2018 | University of Padova, Italy

Deadline: February 10 2018

https://www.frombelow-stsitaliaconf.org/call-for-abstracts

Updated: January 22 2018

The conference will be an opportunity to present empirical and theoretical work from a variety of disciplines and fields: sociology, anthropology, design, economics, history, law, philosophy, psychology and semiotics. The focal theme of the 7th STS Italia Conference will be Technoscience from Below. By focusing on Technoscience from Below, the 7th STS Italia Conference will offer the opportunity to explore alternative co-productive paths of science, technology, and innovation. The conference will be articulated in 26 tracks (clustered in five main thematic streams), focusing on several different topics, including: environmental issues, biomedical settings, communication and digital media, responsible research and innovation, design, infrastructures and co-shaping of science and technology at large.

Abstracts (written in English, or in Italian in case of tracks in double language) should be submitted by February, 10 to the conference email address (7thstsitaliaconf@gmail.com) and to the emails of convenors' selected track. Track Convenor(s) will be responsible for reviewing, accepting/rejecting and organising submissions into their track.

THE FINAL PROGRAM OF THE CONFERENCE WILL BE RELEASED BY MAY 20, 2018.

Submission (to the conference email address <7thstsitaliaconf@gmail.com> and to the emails of convenors' selected track) should include:


1. Author’s name and surname, institution and email address
2. Title
3. Abstract’s text (no more than 300 word all included)


THEMATIC STREAMS


Participation, citizen engagement and democracy from below
The shaping of biomedicine, medical expertise and healthcare from below

Innovation, design and standardization from below

Imaginaries, knowledge and networks from below

Including and connecting from below