Researchers in the areas of science, technology and society studies and sustainability studies are invited to give presentations.
The conference provides a forum to discuss on a broad variety of topics in these fields – especially abstracts are encouraged which refer to aspects of the mentioned conference themes and sessions.
CONFERENCE THEMES AND SESSIONS
Bodies, Health and Technology
SESSION 1: Intimate Technologies: Embodying Artefatcs, Remaking Bodies, Enacting Norms
SESSION 2: mHealth and Surveillance: Caring for Data?
SESSION 3: Emerging Configurations of Biomedical Technologies
Responsible Research and Innovation Studies
SESSION 4: Responsible Research and Innovation
SESSION 5: Beyond Bibliometrics: New Approach to Mapping Science and Technology
SESSION 6: Science and Economy: Sociotechnical Networks and the Use of Knowledge
SESSION 7: Does Quality Count? On the Role of Metrics in Academic Accountability Politics
Information and Communication Technologies and Society
SESSION 8: Cloud Computing as Critical ICT Infrastructure
SESSION 9: STS and 'New' Media
SESSION 10: What is so Fascinating with Computer Science?
Social Change in Science and Technology
SESSION 11: ICT Use, Energy Consumption and the Changing Practices
SESSION 12: Intersectionality and Diversity Issues in Changing ICT Practices
SESSION 13: Queer Feminist Science, Technology and Society studies
SESSION 14: Music, Materiality and Subjectives
Transitions to Sustainability
SESSION 15: Sustainability in Housing
SESSION 16: Local Innovation Impulses and the Transformation of the Energy System
SESSION 17: De-constructing the Smart City, Reassembling Urban Life
SESSION 18: Visibility and Invisibility in Energy Transitions
SESSION 19: STS – Design – Sustainability
SESSION 20: From Vicious to Virtuous Production Chains: Transforming European SMEs Towards Circular Economic Business Models
SESSION 21: Energy, Society and Culture – (Sustainable) Energy Transformations as Transformations of Social Order
SESSION 22: Energy Transformations, Energy Epistemics and Governance – the Role of the Social Sciences and Humanities
For more information on the call and the specific outlines of sessions click here.
Submissions should be sent to Michaela Jahrbacher until January 15th, 2015 as a *DOC/DOCX-file* and will be reviewed in cooperation with the organizers of the sessions.
Abstracts should include not more than 250 words, comprising detailed contact information, affiliation and specification of the conference theme and session you are referring to.