9th STS Italia Conference| Interesting Worlds to Come. Science & Technology Studies facing more-than-human challenges| 28th – 30th June, 2023, Bologna, Italy

*** CALL FOR PANELS DEADLINE POSTPONEMENT: NOVEMBER 4, 2022*** The 9th STS Italia Conference invites scholars from Science & Technology Studies and cognate areas to unpack the ambiguous concept of “interest” as a necessary step to tackle the challenges faced by our planet and to design worlds to come from an inter-national, inter-species and inter-generational justice perspective. We are now inviting proposals for open panels. The panels are meant to engage with... Read More

6th STS Italia Summer School | Disentangling Futures: Promises, Scenarios, Experiments”| 27th to October 1st, 2022, Padova, Italy

STS Italia, the Italian Society of Science and Technology Studies with the support of European Association for the Study of Science and Technology is organizing its 6th Summer School, “Disentangling Futures: Promises, Scenarios, Experiments”, to be held in Padova (Italy) from September 27th to October 1st, 2022. The Summer School is organized in collaboration with the University of Padova, FISSPA Department and University of Lausanne (CH). Goals and main topics In... Read More

5th STS Italia Summer School | Expertise at stake: technoscience and public participation in the post-truth age | 1st– 5th July, 2019 Pisa, Italy

STS-Italia, the Italian Society of Science and Technology Studies and the Department of Political Sciences of the University of Pisa organize the 5th Summer School Expertise at stake: technoscience and public participation in the post-truth age, to be held in Pisa, on 1-5 July 2019. All the activities of the Summer School will be held at the Department of Political Science, Via Filippo Serafini, 3, in the very city center of Pisa.   FINAL PROGRAM OF THE SUMMER SCHOOL Goals... Read More


 WORKSHOP Monday 15 May 2017, 6.00 pm – Istituto Svizzero di Roma, via Liguria 20 “Research is the future of research.” More than a century ago Max Weber mused in these terms on the prospective outlook of modern science (cf. Aron 1967). In hindsight, Weber’s efforts at distinguishing between scienti c vocation and political profession may seem vain. His efforts tended indeed to cover up the mutual dependency, common characteristics, and intricate... Read More

Nuovo Master in Scienza, Tecnologia e Società dell’Università di Padova

La relazione tra scienza, tecnologia e società è fondamentale per i decisori pubblici e i membri della comunità scientifica, per gli ingegneri e i tecnici, gli utenti della tecnologia e quindi per tutti i cittadini. La scienza e la tecnologia sono al centro di continue discussioni e dibattiti, talvolta di conflitti, che riguardano il loro impatto sulla società, il modo in cui sono regolate e in cui funzionano. Il Master in Scienza, Tecnologia e Società dell’Università... Read More

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