Past Events

Date/Time Event Type Speaker Event
7 Apr 2016
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Special Event
Morgan Ames
Postdoctoral Scholar, Center for Science, Technology, Medicine, and Society
Special Event - Utopian by Design: On the Mythologies of Technosocial Practice
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
30 Mar 2016
Wednesday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Rebecca Jean Emigh
Professor of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles
How States and Societies Count
832 Barrows 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
16 Mar 2016
Wednesday
6:00pm -7:30pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Lawrence Liang
Legal researcher and lawyer based in Bangalore, India; Co-founder of the Alternative Law Forum
It's All About Loving Your Nation- Sedition and the Surplus of Affection
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
3 Mar 2016
Thursday
4:00pm -5:30pm
Special Event
Andrew Schrock
Data and Design Research Fellow for the City of Los Angeles; Technology and Innovation Commissioner for Long Beach; Woodbury University Faculty
Reforming from the Inside? History, Practices and Politics of Government Innovation Teams
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
2 Mar - 9 May 2016
Wednesday - Monday
Non-CSTMS Event

Geography Colloquia Spring 2016
575 McCone Hall, Berkeley, CA CA
2 Mar 2016
Wednesday
4:00pm -5:00pm
Non-CSTMS Event
T.J. Demos
Professor of History of Art and Visual Culture, University of California, Santa Cruz
"Decolonizing Nature": The Activist-Arts of Climate Change
308A Doe Library, Berkeley, CA CA
19 Feb 2016
Friday
8:45am -6:00pm
Conference

Making Families Conference co-hosted by CSTMS
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
16 Feb 2016
Tuesday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Film
Renee Tajima- Peña
Director
& Virginia Espino
Producer
No Más Bebés
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
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
21 Jan - 3 Jul 2016
Thursday - Sunday
Non-CSTMS Event

Experiments in Environment: The Halprin Workshops, 1966-1971
The California Historical Society, San Francisco CA
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
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