Past Events

Date/Time Event Type Speaker Event
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
21 Feb 2015
Saturday
12:00am -12:00am
Non-CSTMS Event

Symposium for Thought on the Unexpected from the Field
20 Feb 2015
Friday
3:00pm -5:00pm
Cloud and the Crowd
Christian Borch
Professor with Special Responsibilities, Copenhagen Business School
Roundtable Discussion with Christian Borch
Gifford Room, 221 Kroeber Hall, Department of Anthropology
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
19 Feb 2015
Thursday
2:00pm -4:00pm
OHST Working Group

Building and Maintaining an Online Identity
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
12 Feb 2015
Thursday
2:00pm -4:00pm
STS Working Group
Patrick Sumpf
Trust and Confidence as Sociotechnical Problem in the Transformation of Energy Systems.
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
10 Feb 2015
Tuesday
12:00pm -1:00pm
ES&H Working Group
Massimo Mazzotti
Lessons from the L'Aquila Earthquake
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
5 Feb 2015
Thursday
2:00pm -4:00pm
OHST Working Group

Job Market Discussion and Happy Hour
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
29 Jan 2015
Thursday
5:30pm -7:00pm
Reception

CSTMS Spring 2015 Reception
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
29 Jan 2015
Thursday
2:00pm -3:00pm
STS Working Group

Discussion of Two Case Studies in Postcolonial STS
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
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