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‘Science as a Form of Life’ kick-started this week

On July 11, the summer school ‘Science as a Form of Life’ welcomed its participants. Among other events planned, the programme of the school includes public lectures that all interested are welcome to attend:

July 11, 2016, 10:15 – 13:30, TSU LSAR, 34, Lenin Ave., room 30

The ‘Classical’ Field of Anthropology and STS: from Exoticization of the Subject to the Problem of Distancing, speaker – Irina Popravko (TSU LSAR Leading Research Fellow).

Anthropologist in the World of Laboratory (Topologies, Actors, and Mediators; a Chain of Translation from Laboratory to the ‘Outside’ World and Back; Heterogeneous Mini-Communities and the Issue of Persistence), speaker – Ivan Tchalakov (Professor, Plovdiv University, Bulgaria; PAST-Centre, TSU, Russia)

14:00 – 15:30

Science, Technology, and Society Studies (STS): the Strong Programme, Sociology of Scientific Knowledge (SSK), Ethnography of Laboratories; Actor-Network Theory (ANT)

Actor-Network Theory (ANT) as an Approach to the Study of Science and Engineering Practices: Key Concepts and Methods, speaker – Andrey Kuznetsov (TSU PAST-Centre Senior Research Fellow; Associate Professor at Volga State University)

July 12, 2016

Studying Landscape and Environment in Siberia and the Arctic: Laboratory Life in the Field, speaker – Sergey Kirpotin (Professor at TSU Biological Institute, Head of Bio-Clim-Land Laboratory, TSU) 

July 18, 2016, 16:30 – 18:00, TSU Research Library, Small Conference-Hall (old building)

Reordering Life: Knowledge and Social Order in the Genomics Revolution, to be followed by discussion (in English), speaker – Stephen Hilgartner (Professor of STS, Cornell University, New-York, USA)

July 19, 2016, 9:00 – 10:30, TSU Research Library, Small Conference-Hall (old building)

Knowledge Control Regimes in the Life Sciences (in English), speaker – Stephen Hilgartner (Professor of STS, Cornell University, New-York, USA)

10:45 – 12:15

The Politicization of Publicly Funded Research, speaker – Evgeniya Popova (Director of TSU PAST-Centre)

For any questions, contact Irina Popravko at: 8 923 440 1856.

The project "Man in a Changing World. Identity and Social Adaptation: Past and Present" is funded by the Russian Government
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