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Colloquium Series WS 2016/17

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Science and Technology Studies

Colloquium Series

Winter Semester 2016-2017

 

An Imitation of Nature Herself:” Models, Metaphors, and Artificial Earths

27 October 2016, 14 – 16.00 Uhr, Peterhof R 1

        Dr. Nicholas Buchanan

        Chair in Science and Technology Studies, University College Freiburg

        Program in History of Science and Technology, University of Minnesota

 

Eradicating Pathology, Preserving Diversity: Genetic Deafness Research in 20th Century America

10 November 2016, 14 – 16.00 Uhr, Peterhof R 1

        Dr. Marion Schmidt

        Chair in Science and Technology Studies, University College Freiburg

 

Evidence-Based Practice in Science and Policy: Achievements and the Road Ahead

24 November 2016, 14 – 16.00 Uhr, Peterhof R 1

        Dipl-Biol. Univ. Anne-Christine Mupepele

        Chair in Science and Technology Studies, University College Freiburg

        Department of Biometry and Environmental System Analysis, University of Freiburg

 

Those Who Count: Expert Practices of Roma Classification

8 December 2016, 14 – 16.00 Uhr, Peterhof R 1

        Dr. Mihai Surdu

       Chair in Science and Technology Studies, University College Freiburg

 

Science and Technology Studies/LAS Bachelor Thesis Presentations

2 February 2017, 14 – 16.00 Uhr, KGI - HS 1136

 

Workshop and Retreat

11-12 March 2017

       Uni-Haus Schauinsland.  Please note that registration is required to attend the workshop; as

       space is limited, preference will be given to enrolled students.

 

Earning credits

All are welcome to attend the talks.  Students wishing to earn elective credits for the colloquium will be required to submit an essay at the end of the series comparing and contrasting the speakers’ approaches to the field of science and technology studies from theoretical, methodological, and empirical standpoints.  Attendance and active participation at all meetings, including the workshop and retreat, are expected for enrolled students.

 

Contact

Please contact Dr. Nicholas Buchanan () with questions.