Past Events

Date/Time Event Type Speaker Event
8 Nov 2018
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Suman Seth
Associate Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Cornell University
Difference and Disease: Medicine, Race, and the Eighteenth-Century British Empire
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
8 Nov 2018
Thursday
3:30pm -5:30pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Shoshana Zuboff
Professor, Harvard Business School
2018 11th Annual BCLT Privacy Lecture
Bancroft Hotel, Berkeley CA
8 Nov 2018
Thursday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Master Class
Suman Seth
Associate Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Cornell University
Seasoning Sickness and the Imaginative Geography of the British Empire
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
29 Oct 2018
Monday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Book Launch
Audra J. Wolfe
Writer, Editor & Historian
Book Talk: Audra J. Wolfe's Science, Freedom, and the Cold War
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
19 Oct 2018
Friday
9:00am -5:00pm
Conference

Techno-Optimism Within and Beyond Silicon Valley
Social Science Matrix, Berkeley CA
11 Oct 2018
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Elena Aronova
Assistant Professor of History of Science at UCSB
The Past Futures of the History of Science: the Many Worlds of Nikolai Vavilov
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
11 Oct 2018
Thursday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Master Class
Elena Aronova
Assistant Professor of History University of California, Santa Barbara
Osiris, Volume 32: Data Histories
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
27 Sep 2018
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Book Launch
Caitlin Rosenthal
Assistant Professor, U.C. Berkeley Department of History
& David Henkin
Professor, U.C. Berkeley Department of History
Book Launch: Caitlin Rosenthal's Accounting for Slavery
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
13 Sep 2018
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Reception

CSTMS Fall Reception
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
30 Aug 2018
Thursday
5:30pm -7:00pm
Non-CSTMS Event

"Habeas Data" Panel Discussion
202 South Hall, Berkeley California
8 Jun - 10 Jun 2018
Friday - Sunday
Non-CSTMS Event

STS Summer Retreat 2018
Marin Headlands, Fort Cronkhite
29 May 2018
Tuesday
1:00pm -5:00pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Sandro Galea
Dean, Boston University School of Public Health
Guns, Obesity, and Opioids: A Population Health Science Approach to Contemporary Concerns
HSW-300 Auditorium, San Francisco California
4 May 2018
Friday
8:30am -3:30pm
Conference

Postcolonial STS Symposium
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
2 May - 4 May 2018
Wednesday - Friday
Workshop

France Berkeley Fund workshop: “Mapping controversies and conspiracies: Exploring conceptual boundaries and pedagogical practices”
1 May 2018
Tuesday
4:00pm -5:00pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Paul Waddell
Professor and Chair, City and Regional Planning, UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design
Leveraging Data Science to Address Housing Affordability
190 Doe Library, Berkeley, CA CA
30 Apr 2018
Monday
4:10pm -5:30pm
Talk
Christian Sandvig
Professor, School of Information and the Department of Communication Studies, University of Michigan
It's "Technically Fair" But You May Not Like It: Algorithmic Curation, Filtering, and Prediction Wrestles With Ethics and Public Opinion
210 South Hall, Berkeley CA
27 Apr - 28 Apr 2018
Friday - Saturday
Non-CSTMS Event

Medium/Environment Conference
24 Apr 2018
Tuesday
5:30pm -7:00pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Trevor Paglen
PhD Geography UC Berkeley, MacArthur Foundation Award, Genius Fellow
& Julia Bryan-Wilson
http://arthistory.berkeley.edu/person/1639580-julia-bryan-wilson
BCNM Colloquium: Mapping As Research
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley CA
20 Apr 2018
Friday
3:10pm -5:00pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Deirdre K. Mulligan
Associate professor, School of Information; Faculty director, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology
& Daniel Griffin
PhD student, School of Information; co-director, UC Berkeley Center for Technology, Society & Policy
Reasons and Rights to be Brave: Rescripting Search to Respect the Right to Truth
107 South Hall, Berkeley CA
20 Apr 2018
Friday
12:30pm -1:30pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Nicholas Weaver
Professor, EECS and Researcher, International Computer Science Institute
Blockchains and Cryptocurrencies: Burn It With Fire
South Hall, Room 210, Berkeley CA
19 Apr 2018
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Hector Postigo
Associate Professor of Media & Communication and Media Studies & Production, Temple University
Resisting the Digital Labor Management Robot : Learning to Game The YouTube Search Algorithm from Video Game Commentary Makers
190 Doe Library, Berkeley, CA CA
19 Apr 2018
Thursday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Master Class
Hector Postigo
Associate Professor of Media & Communication and Media Studies & Production, Temple University
The Socio-Technical Architecture of Digital Labor
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
16 Apr 2018
Monday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Massimo Mazzotti
History Colloquium: Massimo Mazzotti's "Algorithmic Life"
3335 Dwinelle Hall, Berkeley CA
12 Apr 2018
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Judy Wajcman
Anthony Giddens Professor of Sociology, London School of Economics; 2017-2018 Mellon Foundation Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University
The Digital Architecture of Time Management
190 Doe Library, Berkeley, CA CA
11 Apr 2018
Wednesday
4:30pm -6:00pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Duana Fullwiley
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Stanford University
Habits of Power: Science Politics in Anti-Science Times, Race Politics in Anti-Racist Times
Wildavsky Room, ISSI, Berkeley CA
5 Apr 2018
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Henry Cowles
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
When Science Was a Habit
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
5 Apr 2018
Thursday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Master Class
Henry Cowles
Assistant Professor of History, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Focus
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
28 Mar 2018
Wednesday
5:00pm -6:00pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Amos Nur
Wayne Loel Professor of Earth Sciences, Emeritus Geophysics, Stanford University
The History of Scientific Thinking about Earthquakes
Stanford University, Stanford CA
22 Mar 2018
Thursday
7:30pm -8:30pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Adam Becker
Visiting Scholar, Office for History of Science and Technology
Adam Becker Discusses "What is Real?: The Unfinished Quest for the Meaning of Quantum Physics"
Pegasus Books Downtown, Berkeley California
22 Mar 2018
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Florence Hsia
Professor of History of Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison
The Problem of 20(k): What's Chinese Astronomy Good For?
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
22 Mar 2018
Thursday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Master Class
Florence Hsia
Professor of History of Science, University for Wisconsin-Madison
Astronomy After the Deluge
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
21 Mar 2018
Wednesday
3:30pm -5:00pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Hannah Landecker
Director, Institute for Society and Genetics, UCLA
The Food of Our Food: Medicated Feed and the Industrialization of Metabolism
575 McCone Hall, Berkeley, CA CA
15 Mar 2018
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Deborah Coen
Professor of History, Yale University
Climate Science in the Age of Empire
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
1 Mar 2018
Thursday
5:00pm -6:30pm
Special Event
Warren Sack
Chair and Professor of Digital Media, UC Santa Cruz
The Software Arts
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
1 Mar 2018
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Zeynep Tufekci
Associate Professor of the School of Information and Library Sciences and Adjunct Professor of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The Power of Algorithms and Algorithmic Power: Conceptualizing Machine Intelligence and Social Structure
190 Doe Library, Berkeley, CA CA
28 Feb 2018
Wednesday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Stephen Risi
Ph.D. Candidate, History of Science, Stanford University
How Smoking Became Addictive (Against All Odds)
Stanford University, Stanford CA
27 Feb 2018
Tuesday
7:30pm -9:00pm
Non-CSTMS Event

"Monstrous Technologies?"- Philosophy Talk Live with Guest Persis Drell
Stanford University, Stanford CA
26 Feb 2018
Monday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Special Event
Angele Christin
Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, Stanford University
AFOG Public Talk: Algorithms in Practice: Comparing Web Journalism and Criminal Justice
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
22 Feb 2018
Thursday
12:30pm -2:00pm
Working Group

STS/HST Working Group Meeting
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
15 Feb 2018
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Colloquium
Chad Wellmon
Associate Professor of Germanic Languages and Literature, University of Virginia
The University as Technology
190 Doe Library, Berkeley, CA CA
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