Posts Results for tag: STS

4S Annual Meeting 2017

Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) Boston, Massachusetts August 30 – September 2, 2017 Sheraton Boston Hotel, 39 Dalton Street Conference theme:    STS (In)Sensibilities If sensibility is the ability to grasp and to respond, how might we articulate the (in)sensibilities of contemporary technoscience?  How, similarly, can we reflect on the […]

Beyond openness: use of knowledge and public issues in non-hegemonic contexts

by Juan Layna, Hugo Ferpozzi, and Emiliano Martin Valdez of the “Can OCS Meet Social Needs?” Project Summary: Access and participation on their own are not sufficient to ensure local social use of scientific knowledge. This situation is complicated even further in non-hegemonic contexts such as Latin America. But if access and openness are not […]

4S/EASST Conference

The local committee welcomes you to the joint 2016 4S/EASST conference, held in Barcelona from August 31-September 3. We will collectively explore the ways in which science and technology are increasingly performed ‘by other means’, in a variety of exploratory activities that include the articulation of collectives that do not fit with the traditional actors […]

Facing social demands in non-hegemonic countries: from reflection to practice

By Hugo Ferpozzi of CONICET Versión en español del blog está disponible aquí. The workshop entitled, “Open Science Collaborations Facing Social Demands in Non-Hegemonic Countries” took place in Buenos Aires between July 24 and July 26, 2015. The event was proposed as an opportunity to gather together OCSDNet project participants, advisors, consultants and other colleagues interested […]