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
14 Oct 2016
Friday
1:30pm -3:00pm
Colloquium
Paul Edwards
Professor of History and the School of Information, University of Michigan
Technology, Space, Reason: Infrastructures of Knowledge in the Anthropocene
Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai 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
10 Nov 2016
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Jane Calvert
Reader in Science, Technology, and Innovation Studies, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Engineering Whole Genomes: The Case of Synthetic Yeast
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

 

Past Colloquia

Date/Time Event Type Speaker Event
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
30 Sep 2015
Wednesday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Andrew Pickering
Professor of Sociology, Philosophy, and Anthropology; University of Exeter
Sketches of Another Future: Cybernetics in Britain, 1940-2000
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
24 Sep 2015
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Caitlin C. Rosenthal
Assistant Professor of History; University of California, Berkeley
Slavery's Scientific Management: Quantification on Plantations in the American South and the West Indies
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
7 May 2015
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Paul Dourish
Professor of Informatics, University of California, Irvine
Representational Materialities in the Digital
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
30 Apr 2015
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Stephane Van Damme
Professor of History of Science; European University Institute
Thinking from Things: Metropolitan Grandeur and the Emergence of Urban Archaeology in Paris and London (17th-20th centuries)
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
16 Apr 2015
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Annemarie Mol
Professor of Anthropology of the Body; University of Amsterdam
Where is 'my eating body'? On Fluid Boundaries and Theoretical Consequences
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
19 Feb 2015
Thursday
5:00pm -7:00pm
Cloud and the Crowd
live-stream
Christian Borch
Professor with Special Responsibilities, Copenhagen Business School
Close and Apart: On Crowds and Atmospheres
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
12 Feb 2015
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
live-stream
David Guston
Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies, Arizona State University
Understanding 'Anticipatory Governance'
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
29 Jan 2015
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Rebecca Langlands
Associate Professor in Classics; University of Exeter
Greek Pasts, Greek Futures, and the Making of Sexual Science
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
13 Nov 2014
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
Janina Wellmann
Junior Director, Media Cultures of Computer Simulation, Leuphana University Luneburg
Animating Embryos
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA

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