Technoscience from Below – CALL FOR ABSTRACTS of the 7th STS Italia Conference

Technoscience from Below

7th STS Italia Conference

University of Padova, Italy, June 14–16, 2018

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

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The 7th STS Italia Conference will be hosted at the University of Padova, Italy, June 14 through 16, 2018, by the Italian Society of Science and Technology Studies, in collaboration with the FISPPA Department and the University of Padova.

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.

Submission 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)

IMPORTANT DATES

  • February 10, 2018:         Deadline for abstract submission
  • March 10, 2018:                    Authors notified of abstract acceptance or rejection
  • March 25, 2018:                   Early registration deadline
  • April 15, 2018:                      Closing date for registration
  • May 20, 2018:                       Publication of final conference program
  • June 14-16, 2018:            Conference

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CONTACT: 7thStsItaliaConf@gmail.com

 

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