Statement by STS Italia Board

The recent coming outs about episodes of harassment and abuse in the STS international scientific community deserve attention and careful listening. The STS Italia Board wish to warmly thank those who have spoken out for foregrounding the topic in our agenda. Similar cases must lead all of us to reflect. We are convinced that without respect, inclusive attitude and care, not only research cannot progress, but neither can healthy relationships within our scientific community.... Read More

Bruno Latour (1944-2022)

The STS Italia Board makes their condolences and expresses their sorrow for the death of Bruno Latour With Bruno a fundamental contemporary intellectual figure passes away. His figure has been fundamental not only for STS, but for all the social sciences that challenge the boundaries between disciplines. Such challenge is not an objective to be achieved, but an essential methodological and heuristic condition. For Latour, “social” is indeed not an essence, but everything... Read More

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

Politics of difference and (in)security.

Politics of difference and (in)security VENERDI 11 FEBBRAIO 2022, 10:30 Sala Rossa, Dept. of Philosophy and CommunicationStudies, via Azzo Gardino 23, 40122 Bologna (IT) La Sala Rossa del Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione dell’Università di Bologna che abbiamo riservato ci consente di ospitare un pubblico di 25 persone. Per tale ragione abbiamo predisposto un link per le prenotazioni tramite EventBrite. Tramite il medesimo link potrete prenotarvi per partecipare... Read More

IL VIAGGIO DEI DATI NELLA PANDEMIA TRA DATIFICAZIONE, MODELLI PREVISIONALI E INCERTEZZE.

IL VIAGGIO DEI DATI NELLA PANDEMIA TRA DATIFICAZIONE, MODELLI PREVISIONALI E INCERTEZZE VENERDI 29 OTTOBRE 2021, 9:30 SAPIENZA UNIVERSITÀ DI ROMA, VIA SALARIA 113, AULA B14 LINK ZOOM: https://polimi-it.zoom.us/j/85093634341 Chi vuole prenotarsi per essere in presenza mandi una mail a stsitalia.org@gmail.com La pandemia da COVID-19 è stata la prima crisi sanitaria globale della “società della datificazione”. I dati sulla diffusione, la numerosità dei decessi, i tassi di... Read More

DIS/ENTANGLING TECHNOSCIENCE – CALL FOR TRACKS of the 8th STS Italia Conference

(Go to the conference website) 8th STS Italia Conference University of Trieste, Italy, 17–19 June 2021 DIS/ENTANGLING TECHNOSCIENCE The 8th STS Italia Conference will be held in Trieste, Italy, (June 17-19, 2021), by the Italian Society of Science and Technology Studies, in collaboration with the Department of Political and Social Sciences of the University of Trieste. The major theme refers to the complex and ambivalent role of technoscience and innovation in constituting... Read More

Come la pandemia sfida i confini disciplinari.

Come la pandemia sfida i confini disciplinari. 20 NOVEMBRE 2020, H. 15:00 L’evento verrà trasmesso sulla piattaforma Zoom: https://polimi-it.zoom.us/j/4316627368 ACCEDI AL FILMATO DEL SEMINARIO Scienze della vita e scienze sociali. quali le sfide poste alle scienze dalla Pandemia? Come la pandemia sta ridisegnando i confini tra le diverse aree disciplinari? Come le scienze sociali rispondono alle sfide poste dalla pandemia? Quale ii ruolo della scienza dei dati e come... Read More

ECLISSI DELLA “VERITÀ” O CRISI DELLA DELEGA TECNOCRATICA: expertise tecnoscientifiche, fake news e pratiche mediali.

ECLISSI DELLA “VERITÀ” O CRISI DELLA DELEGA TECNOCRATICA:expertise tecnoscientifiche, fake news e pratiche mediali. 14 Febbraio 2020 Educafé – Politecnico di Milano P.zza Leonardo da Vinci, 32 – Milano DESCRIZIONE DEL WORKSHOP Il workshop si aprirà con una relazione di Vitalba Crivello (Parlamento Europeo) che presenterà l’esperienza dello European Science-Media Hub (ESMH), una recente iniziativa promossa dal Panel for the Future of Science and... Read More

Dismantling boundaries between STS and Design: A workshop on RRI and assessment practices in co-creation landscapes

Dismantling boundaries between STS and Design:  A workshop on RRI and assessment practices in co-creation landscapes POLITECNICO DI MILANO, Italy, NOVEMBER 20, 2019 (Download the full description of the workshop) DESCRIPTION OF THE WORKSHOP   The development and introduction of new technologies within our turbulent society is crucial in solving and shaping challenges in equal measure. In this regard, the concept of co-creation has been recently introduced in diverse fields... Read More

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