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Tagung „Mensch und Welt im Zeichen der Digitalisierung“ (18.–19.01.2018, Lüneburg)

Am 18. Und 19. Januar 2018 findet an der Leuphana Universität Lüneburg die Tagung „Mensch und Welt im Zeichen der Digitalisierung“ des Arbeitskreis Philosophische Anthropologie der Sektion Kultursoziologie der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS) sowie der Helmuth Plessner Gesellschaft statt. Bei Interesse wird um Anmeldung gebeten. Details können dem vollständigen Programm (PDF) entnommen werden.

09 Jan 2018
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Call for Papers: Interdisziplinärer Workshop „Sozialwissenschaften – mit oder ohne ‚Gesellschaft‘?“ (21.–22.06.2018, Kassel)

Am 21. und 22. Juni findet an der Universität Kassel der interdisziplinäre Workshop „Sozialwissenschaften – mit oder ohne ‚Gesellschaft‘?“ in Kooperation der Sektionen „Kultursoziologie“ und „Soziologische Theorie“ der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS) statt. ‚Gesellschaft‘ oder Kollektive sind in verschiedenen Disziplinen thematisch, nicht allein in Soziologie und soziologischer Theorie. Auch die Biologie, Informatik, Ökonomie oder die

09 Jan 2018
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Call for Papers: Conference „Preparing for Patients. Learning the skills and values of healing encounters“ (29.06.–01.07.2018, Siegen)

The 31st Annual Conference of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Ethnomedizin e.V. (AGEM) in cooperation with the Collaborative Research Center Media of Cooperation, titled „Preparing for Patients. Learning the skills and values of healing encounters“, will take place from 29th June to 1st July 2018 at the University of Siegen. Proposal submissions are now accepted. How physicians and other

09 Jan 2018
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Call for Papers: Schwerpunkt „Müll und globalisierte Ungleichheiten“ des österreichischen Journal für Entwicklungspolitik

Für ein Schwerpunktheft des österreichischen Journal für Entwicklungspolitik (JEP) zum Thema „Müll und globalisierte Ungleichheiten“ sind auch Beiträge aus dem Bereich der Science and Technology Studies willkommen. Es sollen auch explizit junge Forscher/innen zu Wort kommen. Kapitalistische Verhältnisse und transnationale Produktionsnetzwerke haben sich in den letzten 30 Jahren stark verändert und ausgedehnt. Damit einher ging

09 Jan 2018
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Call for Papers: Session „Ad hominem arguments, personal attacks and group-focused enmities – infringements against scientists and their work“ at 17th Annual STS Conference Graz 2018 (07.–08.05.2018, Graz)

You are invited to submit paper proposals for the session „Ad hominem arguments, personal attacks and group-focused enmities – infringements against scientists and their work“ at the 17th Annual STS Conference Graz 2018 which will be held from 7th to 8th May 2018 in Graz, Austria. To put one’s own scientific work up for critical discussion

09 Jan 2018
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Call for Papers: Session „Need for responsible biohacking?“ at 17th Annual STS Conference Graz 2018 (07.–08.05.2018, Graz)

You are invited to submit paper proposals for the session „Need for responsible biohacking?“ at the 17th Annual STS Conference Graz 2018 which will be held from 7th to 8th May 2018 in Graz, Austria. DIY biology – sometimes dubbed as biohacking – has evolved as citizen science initiatives in many countries over the recent years.

09 Jan 2018
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Call for Papers: Session „Fostering agricultural biotechnology in line with RRI principles“ at 17th Annual STS Conference Graz 2018 (07.–08.05.2018, Graz)

You are invited to submit paper proposals for the session „Fostering agricultural biotechnology in line with RRI principles“ at the 17th Annual STS Conference Graz 2018 which will be held from 7th to 8th May 2018 in Graz, Austria. Despite the efforts of the European Union to harness the full economic potential of biotechnology, the development

09 Jan 2018
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Call for Papers: Panel „Data worldings and post/colonial connectedness“ at 4S conference 2018 (29.08.–01.09.2018, Sydney)

You are invited to submit paper proposals for the panel „Data worldings and post/colonial connectedness“ at the 4S conference which will be held from 29th August to 1st September 2018 in Sydney, Australia. Data infrastructures have taken centre stage in many of the strands which comprise the environmental, bio- and geosciences: from biodiversity assessments and conservation

09 Jan 2018
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Call for Papers: Panel „Meeting (in) Data“ at EASST2018 (25.–28.07.2018, Lancaster)

You are invited to submit paper proposals for the panel „Meeting (in) Data“ at the EASST2018 conference which will be held from 25th to 28th July 2018 in the City of Lancaster, UK. Digitisation and the extraction of data are assembling a powerful imaginary around the nature of data as the only workable form capable of

09 Jan 2018
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Call for Papers: Panel „Techno-scientific expertise and geographical imaginaries in the making of new resource frontiers“ at EASST2018 (25.–28.07.2018, Lancaster)

You are invited to submit paper proposals for the panel „Techno-scientific expertise and geographical imaginaries in the making of new resource frontiers“ at the EASST2018 conference which will be held from 25th to 28th July 2018 in the City of Lancaster, UK. This panel invites contributions from scholars investigating the role that technical experts (e.g. geologists,

09 Jan 2018
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