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Science and Democracy Network 12th Annual Meeting

Harvard STS Program

Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 1:00 PM - Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 5:30 PM (EDT)

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SDN 2013 Preliminary Program

June 30 – July 2, 2013

Harvard Kennedy School

 

Day 1:  Sunday, June 30 – Littauer 150

1:00        Registration

1:15        Welcome (Sheila Jasanoff, Harvard University)

1:30        Introductions and Announcements                               

2:00        Session 1: Expertise

                Chair: Shobita Parthasarathy, University of Michigan

 

Angie Boyce, Cornell University

Foodborne Disease Outbreak Detection in the Provisional Pipeline

 

James Wilsdon, University of Sussex, and Robert Doubleday, University of Cambridge

Hail to the Chief: Experts, Publics and the Future of Scientific Advice in Whitehall

 

Holger Straßheim, University of Darmstadt

The Embeddedness of Epistemic Authority: Findings from an International and Intersectoral Comparison

 

Ruha Benjamin, Harvard STS

Provincializing Science: Genomic Sovereignty and the Mapping & Marketing of Populations

 

4:00        Coffee

4:30        First Plenary: Reflections on Science and Democracy

                Chair: Rob Hagendijk (University of Amsterdam)

                Co-Chairs: Stephen Hilgartner, Clark Miller

 

Day 2:  Monday, July 1-Rubenstein, G-20

 

9:30        Session 2: Imaginaries of Sustainability

Chair: Silke Beck, UFZ Leipzig

 

Gretchen Gano, ASU

Emergent Technology Assessment: Collective Capacities in the Transition Initiative

 

Elizabeth Hennessy, UNC-Chapel Hill

Re-territorializing Galápagos: Transnational Policy Networks and the Production of an Evolutionary Eden

 

Abigail Martin, UC Berkeley            

In Pursuit of Cellulosic Ethanol: Political Cultures of Innovation in Brazil and the United States

11:00     Coffee

11:30     Second Plenary: Science, Democracy, and the STS Handbook

Co-Chairs:  Clark Miller, ASU; Ulrike Felt, University of Vienna

12:30     Lunch

1:30        Session 3:  Natural Resources

Chair: Clark Miller, ASU

 

Matthew Kearnes, University of New South Wales

New Water? The Cultural Politics of Waste Water Recycling

 

Daniel Sarna-Wojcicki, UC Berkeley

The Search for Watershed Democracy in the Klamath

 

Vikrom Mathur, Center for Science in Society, India

Localizing Global Climate Change: Epistemology of Certainty, Legitimacy and Action

 

3:30        Coffee

 

4:00        Session 4: Security and Surveillance

Chair: Ulrike Felt, University of Vienna

 

Saul Halfon, Virginia Tech

Contesting Human Security Expertise: Technical Practices in Reconfiguring International Security

 

Brian Lindseth, UCSD

The Ecology of Exterminism and the Liminal Citizens of the “Rat Project”

 

Tiago Santos Pereira and Paolo Fonseca, Centre for Social Studies (CES), University of Coimbra, Portugal

Carnation Atoms: The Revolution, Democracy and the Nuclear Option in Portugal

 

Mariachiara Tallacchini and Annibale Biggeri, JRC/SETICS

Making surveillance participatory: empowering citizens through genetics and ICT

 

7:00        SDN Dinner Reception (Garfield Street)

 

Day 3:  Tuesday, July 2-Rubenstein G-20

 

9:00        Session 5:  Citizenship

                Chair: Erik Aarden, University of Maastricht

 

Margo Boenig-Liptsin, Harvard

Computer Literacy, a Prerequisite for Citizenship in the 21st Century

 

Carolyn Heitmeyer, University of Sussex

Citizen Engagement Without the State?: Examining the Work of Patient Support Networks in India in the Area of Stem Cell Research and Experimentation

 

Kellie Owens, Northwestern University

Epistemic Strategies and Boundary Objects in Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Acupuncture vs. Christian Science

 

Jan-Peter Voß and Nina Amelung, Berlin University of Technology

The Innovation of “Citizen Panels” as a Method of Public Participation: Re-tangling Political and Epistemic Authority, and the Irony of Anti-technocratic Expertise

 

11:30     Third Plenary: SDN in the Digital Age  

                Chair:  Sheila Jasanoff, Harvard University

12:30     Lunch  (Optional: Working Lunch)

                Discussion Leader: Charis Thompson, “A Research Program on Epigenetics”

1:30        Session 6:  Scales of Governance

Chair: Pierre-Benoit Joly, INRA

 

Silke Beck, Alejandro Esguerra and Christoph Görg, UFZ Leipzig

The Co-production of Scale, Level and Power: The Case of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) and the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)

 

Sebastian Pfotenhauer, MIT

Technology, Collaboration, and Learning: Understanding Complex International Innovation Partnerships

 

David Winickoff, UC Berkeley

Epistemic Jurisdictions: Science, Courts and the Formation of New Federalisms

3:30        Coffee

4:00        Fourth Plenary:  STS in/and the Policy World

Chair:  Daniel Barben, University of Aachen

Speakers:

·         Rob Doubleday, University of Cambridge

·         David Guston, ASU

·         Pierre-Benoit Joly, IFRIS, Paris

·         Shobita Parthasarathy, University of Michigan

 

5:30        Adjourn

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Harvard Kennedy School
79 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA MA

Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 1:00 PM - Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 5:30 PM (EDT)


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Harvard STS Program

The Program on Science, Technology and Society (STS) at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government is dedicated to enhancing the quality of research, education, and public debate on the role of science and technology in contemporary societies. Through integrated, cross-disciplinary initiatives in research, teaching, training, and public outreach the Program seeks to develop foundational, policy-relevant insights into the nature of science and technology, and the ways in which they both influence and are influenced by society, politics, and culture. Among the fields that significantly contribute to the STS Program’s core mission are science and technology studies, anthropology, comparative politics, history, government, law, and sociology.

Visit sts.hks.harvard.edu for more information. 

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