Past Events

Date/Time Event Type Speaker Event
5 Feb 2016
Friday
2:00pm -3:30pm
Reception

CSTMS Spring 2016 Reception Co-Hosted with BIDS
190 Doe Library, Berkeley, CA CA
5 Feb 2016
Friday
1:00pm -2:00pm

Matthew L. Jones
James R. Barker Professor of Contemporary Civilization, Columbia University
Special Event: Great Exploitations: Data Mining, Legal Modernization, and the NSA
190 Doe Library, Berkeley, CA CA
4 Feb - 5 Feb 2016
Thursday - Friday
Conference

Gaming Metrics: Innovation and Surveillance in Academic Misconduct
Vanderhoef Studio Theatre, Mondavi Center, Davis ca
26 Jan 2016
Tuesday
11:00am -11:00am
Non-CSTMS Event
Paul Kniepfler
Associate Professor, UC Davis
& Nathaniel Comfort
Professor in the Department of History of Medicine, John Hopkins University
Center for Genetics and Society Talking Biopolitics with Paul Knoepfler and Nathaniel Comfort
22 Dec - 17 Jan 2015
Tuesday - Sunday
Non-CSTMS Event

Indra's Net Theater presents "The Secret of Life"
Berkeley City Club, Berkeley CA
16 Dec 2015
Wednesday
5:00pm -6:30pm
Special Event
Dr. Ryan Tucker Jones
Senior Lecturer in History, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Imperial Conservation and the Far Eastern Roots of the Soviet Union's Disastrous Whaling Industry
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
2 Dec 2015
Wednesday
6:30pm -9:00pm
Non-CSTMS Event

Science Cafe / Building the Future with Biology: a Conversation about Synthetic Biology
Restaurant Valparaiso, Albany CA
20 Nov 2015
Friday
9:00am -5:00pm
Conference

Making Markets: Histories of Commodity Grading and Trading
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
19 Nov 2015
Thursday
5:00pm -6:30pm
Special Event

CSTMS Happy Hour at History of Science Society Annual Meeting
Hotel Rex, San Francisco CA
17 Nov 2015
Tuesday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Film

Surviving Eugenics
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
6 Nov 2015
Friday
8:30am -2:00pm
Cloud and the Crowd
Daren Brabham
Assistant Professor, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, University of Southern California
Crowdsourcing and the Academy
International House, Sproul Rooms, Berkeley, CA 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
28 Oct 2015
Wednesday
5:00pm -7:30pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Dr. Janet Vertesi
Assistant Professor of Sociology at Princeton
Seeing Like a Rover: How Robots, Teams, and Images Craft Knowledge of Mars
402 Barrows Hall, Berkeley, CA CA
28 Oct 2015
Wednesday
3:30pm -5:00pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Nancy Chen
PhD, University of California, Santa Cruz
DAHSM Seminar Series - Reframing Risk and Wellbeing: Resilience in 21st Century China
Laurel Heights 474, san francisco CA
27 Oct 2015
Tuesday
7:00pm -9:00pm
Panel
Rodolfo John Alaniz
UC Berkeley Department of History
Genetics and Human Identity @ the 5th Annual Bay Area Science Festival
Restaurant Valparaiso, Albany CA
20 Oct 2015
Tuesday
12:00pm -1:30pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Torsten Heinemann
Professor of Sociology Institute of Sociology, University of Hamburg
Biotechnologies and Immigration: Biological Citizenship and the Use of DNA Testing for Family Reunification
13 Oct 2015
Tuesday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Film

Made in India
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
8 Oct 2015
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Special Event
Dr. Philip Garone
Associate Professor of History, Graduate Program Director; California State University, Stanislaus
California Wetlands—Two Centuries of Loss and Recovery: Lessons from the Central Valley
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
3 Oct - 4 Oct 2015
Saturday - Sunday
Conference
Karen Barad
Professor of Feminist Studies, Philosophy, and History of Consciousness at the University of California at Santa Cruz
& James Porter
Chancellor’s Professor of Rhetoric at the University of California at Berkeley
Humanism and Its Prefixes Conference
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
29 Sep 2015
Tuesday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Film
Regan Brashear
Director
& Marcy Darnovsky
Executive Director, Center for Genetics and Society
Film Series - FIXED: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement
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
10 Sep 2015
Thursday
4:30pm -6:00pm
Reception

CSTMS Fall 2015 Reception
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
4 May - 5 May 2015
Monday - Tuesday
Conference

Mapping Sexual Knowledge: Sexual Therapy, Knowledge and Authority
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
30 Apr 2015
Thursday
9:30am -11:00am
Special Event

STS Undergraduate Symposium
30 Apr - 1 May 2015
Thursday - Friday
Conference

What's Left? Personhood and Dementia
23 Apr 2015
Thursday
5:00pm -7:00pm
Special Event

Science, Knowledge, and the Atlantic World
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
12 Apr 2015
Sunday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Film

DNA Dreams
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
10 Apr - 11 Apr 2015
Friday - Saturday
Conference

“Faking It:” Counterfeits, Copies, and Uncertain Truths in Science, Technology, and Medicine
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
19 Mar - 20 Mar 2015
Thursday - Friday
Conference

Symposium: Biographies of Concepts in the Human and Social Sciences
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
18 Mar 2015
Wednesday
6:00pm -6:00pm
Talk
Jeremy Heis
Associate Professor, UC Irvine
Why Did Geometers Stop Using Diagrams?
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
10 Mar 2015
Tuesday
1:00pm -2:00pm
ES&H Working Group
Brandon Schechter
Cities of Earth, Cities of Rubble: The Spade and Red Army Landscaping
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
3 Mar 2015
Tuesday
5:30pm -7:00pm
Special Event
Kyla Schuller
Assistant Professor, Women’s & Gender Studies, Rutgers University
Vaginal Impressions: The Affective Biopolitics of the First Women Physicians
652 Barrows Hall, Berkeley
26 Feb 2015
Thursday
12:00am -12:00am
OHST Working Group
Elif Kale-Lostuvali
Workshopping: "Universities and the Public Good in the Age of Climate Change"
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
24 Feb 2015
Tuesday
1:00pm -2:00pm
ES&H Working Group
Louise Fortmann
Participatory Research in Conservation and Rural Livelihoods: Doing Science Together
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
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