Colloquia

Colloquia are weekly events with an invited speaker.  They are often live-streamed, and you are welcome to watch when they are.

Upcoming events

Date/Time Event Type Speaker Event
4 Apr 2017
Tuesday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Elizabeth Roberts
Associate Professor, Anthropology, University of Michigan
What Gets Inside: Violent Entanglements and Toxic Boundaries in Mexico City
Wildavsky Conference Room, ISSI, Berkeley CA
13 Apr 2017
Thursday
5:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
Eden Medina
Associate Professor of Informatics and Computing, Affiliated Associate Professor of Law, and Adjunct Associate Professor of History at Indiana University, Bloomington
Technology and Forensic Evidence Chilean Human Rights Investigations
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
27 Apr 2017
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Rebecca Lemov
Professor of the History of Science, Harvard University
The Shadow of Brainwashing: A Short History of Coercive Interrogation from the Cold War to the War on Terror
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA

 

Past Colloquia

Date/Time Event Type Speaker Event
23 Mar 2017
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Laura Nelson
Associate Professor, Department of Gender and Women's Studies; Chair, Center for Korean Studies
Hopeful Burdens of Survival: Living Past Breast Cancer in South Korea
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
16 Mar 2017
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Elizabeth Petrick
Assistant Professor, Federated History Department, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Becoming Users: People with Disabilities and Computer Technology
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
2 Mar 2017
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Dr. Niki Vermeulen
Lecturer in History/ Sociology of Science, Wellcome Research Fellow, The University of Edinburgh
Modelling Life: The Choreography of Systems Biology as a Scientific/Intellectual Movement
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
16 Feb 2017
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Mario Biagioli
Distinguished Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Law, & History, Director, Center for Science & Innovation Studies, Co-Director, Innovating Communication in Scholarship Project, UC Davis
After Fraud: Metrics and the New Scientific Misconduct
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
17 Nov 2016
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Sandra Eder
Assistant Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley
Gender and Normativity: The Transformation of Sex in American Medicine
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
10 Nov 2016
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Jane Calvert
Reader in Science, Technology, and Innovation Studies, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Engineering life? The case of synthetic yeast
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
20 Oct 2016
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Carla Lois
Professor at the University of Buenos Aires, Autonomous University of Entre Rios Researcher, National Scientific and Technical Research Council
Mapping Revolutions: A New and Unstable Political Map for Latin America during Independencies in European and American Atlases (1800- 1860)
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
14 Oct 2016
Friday
1:30pm -5:00pm
Colloquium
Paul N. Edwards
University of Michigan
& Bernard Stiegler
Centre de recherche et d'innovation, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Technology, Space, Reason: Infrastructures of Knowledge in the Anthropocene
Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall, Berkeley CA
13 Oct 2016
Thursday
5:00pm -6:30pm
Colloquium
Bernard Stiegler
Head of Centre de recherche et d'innovation, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Technology, Space, Reason: Infrastructures of Knowledge in the Anthropocene
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens, Berkeley CA
22 Sep 2016
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Dana Simmons
Associate Professor of History, University of California, Riverside
The Living Wage, 'that reproductive ferment': Science, Politics, Wages
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
28 Apr 2016
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
Gretchen Gano
Associate Director of Research, CSTMS
The Megamachine: Lewis Mumford’s Critique of the Innovation Crowd
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
21 Apr 2016
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Carolyn Merchant
Professor of Environmental History, Philosophy, and Ethics, University of California, Berkeley
Autonomous Nature: The Prehistory of Chaos and Complexity Theory
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
14 Apr 2016
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Patrick McCray
Professor in the Department of History, University of California, Santa Barbara
“…To Avoid the Waste of a Cultural Revolution”: Engineers & Artists in the Long 1960s
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
31 Mar 2016
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Sergio Sismondo
Editor of Social Studies of Science, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada
Key Opinion Leaders: Choreographing the Pharmaceutical Two-Step
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
17 Mar 2016
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Francesca Rochberg
Professor of Near Eastern Studies Department of Near Eastern Studies and Office for the History of Science and Technology and Graduate Group in Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology University of California, Berkeley
The Scientific Imagination in Cuneiform Antiquity
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
10 Mar 2016
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Sarah Davies
Marie Curie Research Fellow & Assistant Professor Department of Media, Cognition and Communication University of Copenhagen
Hacking Is Doing: Mundane Engagement In Hacker and Makerspaces
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
18 Feb 2016
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Nicholas Shapiro
Matter, Materials and Culture Fellow at the Chemical Heritage Foundation
Chemo-Capital Succession in the Contemporary U. S.: From Engineered Woods to Alter-Engineered Worlds
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
3 Dec 2015
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Londa Schiebinger
The John L. Hinds Professor of History of Science; Director of the EU/US Gendered Innovations Project; Stanford University
Gendered Innovations in Science, Health & Medicine, Engineering, and Environment
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
5 Nov 2015
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Malte Ziewitz
Assistant Professor of Science and Technology Studies; Cornell University
Spectacular Algorithms
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
29 Oct 2015
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Nicolas Rasmussen
Professor of History and Philosophy of Science; University of New South Wales. Honourary Professor of the Charles Perkins Centre for Chronic Diseases
Goofball Panic: Drug Abuse and the Politics of American Public Health Circa 1950
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA

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