Past Events

Date/Time Event Type Speaker Event
22 Sep 2013
Sunday
5:00pm -7:00pm
Arts & Science

Staged Reading of "In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer"
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists, Berkeley CA
19 Sep 2013
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Steven Shapin
Professor of the History of Science, Harvard University
How Does Wine Taste?: Sense, Science, and the Market in the 20th Century
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
12 Sep 2013
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Reception

CSTMS Fall Reception
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
30 Aug - 31 Aug 2013
Friday - Saturday
Conference

Pre-Industrial Technologies of Knowledge
300 Wheeler Hall, Berkeley CA
21 May 2013
Tuesday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Massimo Mazzotti
History, UC Berkeley
& Susan Schwartz
Earth and Planetary Sciences, UC Santa Cruz
Putting Earthquake Prediction on Trial: Lessons from the 2009 L’Aquila Earthquake
Oakes Mural Room, Science Justice Research Center, UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA 95064
9 May - 10 May 2013
Thursday - Friday
Conference
youtube
Funny Kinds of Love: The Ethics and Affects of Human-Animal Relationships
3335 Dwinelle & 9 Lewis, Berkeley CA
9 May - 26 May 2013
Thursday - Sunday
Non-CSTMS Event

Copenhagen, by Michael Frayn
Osher Studio, Berkeley CA
8 May 2013
Wednesday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
youtube Bernard Lightman
Professor of Humanities, York University; Editor, Isis
Science at the Metaphysical Society: Defining Knowledge in the 1870s
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
8 May 2013
Wednesday
12:00pm -12:00pm
Brownbag
Miwao Matsumoto
Professor of Sociology, University of Tokyo
CANCELED: A Hidden Accident Long Before Fukushima: From the Viewpoint of "Structural Disaster"
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
2 May 2013
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
Donna Jones
Associate Professor, Department of English, UC Berkeley
Cursed Immortality: Temporality and Crisis in Contemporary Speculative Fiction
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
26 Apr 2013
Friday
11:00am -6:00pm
Conference
live-stream

(Un)certain Boundaries: Visualizing the intersections of science & society
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
25 Apr 2013
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
John Naccarato
Augmented Reality: Towards the Augmentation of a Brave New World
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
24 Apr 2013
Wednesday
12:00pm -1:00pm
Brownbag
youtube David Hollinger
Preston Hotchkis Professor, Department of History, UC Berkeley
Special Talk: Kuhn, the Quotidian, and the Question of God's Death
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
13 Apr - 14 Apr 2013
Saturday - Sunday
Conference

Vital Signs: The State of the Art and Science of Medicine and Society
12 Apr 2013
Friday
1:00pm -5:00pm
Conference

Structural Competency: New Medicine for Institutional Inequalities that Make Us Sick
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
12 Apr 2013
Friday
9:00am -1:00pm
Conference

Let's Have An Awesome Time Doing Science! A Discussion on Maintaining Happiness in a Challenging Career
11 Apr 2013
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Rob Iliffe
Professor of Intellectual History and History of Science, University of Sussex
Self-experiment, Sex, and the Care of the Self: Newton's Private Life in the Age of the Web
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
8 Apr 2013
Monday
3:30pm -5:30pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Ruha Benjamin
Assistant Professor, Sociology and African American Studies, Boston University
People's Science: Bodies and Rights on the Stem Cell Frontier
5 Apr - 6 Apr 2013
Friday - Saturday
Conference
youtube
Is There A New Development? The promise and politics of provincializing experts, models, and knowledge in the 21st century.
Blum Hall B100, Bekeley CA
3 Apr 2013
Wednesday
12:00pm -12:00pm
Brownbag
Rudolf Seising
Adjoint Researcher, European Centre for Soft Computing
On a History of Fuzzy Sets and Systems
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
2 Apr 2013
Tuesday
12:00pm -1:00pm
STEP Talk
Steve Lindow
Professor, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, UC Berkeley
From the lab to the field: history and regulation of biotechnological applications in agriculture
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
22 Mar - 27 Apr 2013
Friday - Saturday
Non-CSTMS Event

Brecht's "The Life of Galileo"
Masquers Playhouse, Richmond CA
21 Mar 2013
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
Michael Gordin
Professor, History of Science, Princeton University
The Russians Are Writing!: The Cold War Crisis of Scientific Translation
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
15 Mar - 16 Mar 2013
Friday - Saturday
Non-CSTMS Event
Center for Race and Gender
Speculative Visions of Race, Technology, Science, and Survival
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
14 Mar 2013
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Peter Redfield
Associate Professor, Anthropology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Beyond the Bush Pump: Microworlds of Humanitarian Design
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
26 Feb 2013
Tuesday
12:00pm -1:00pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Michael Meltzer
STEP Seminar: "Influencing Policy Through Science Writing"
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
21 Feb 2013
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Maurice Finocchiaro
Distinguished Professor of Philosophy (Emeritus), Department of Philosophy, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
The Galileo Affair and the Berkeley Para-clericals
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
31 Jan 2013
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Reception

CSTMS Spring Reception
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
24 Jan 2013
Thursday
6:30pm -7:30pm
Non-CSTMS Event

Regents Lecture: Genomic Medicine: The Development, Economic and Ethical Challenges of Translating Basic Research Into Clinical Practice
105 Stanley Hall, Berkeley CA
24 Jan 2013
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
Brian Rappert
Professor, Sociology and Philosophy Department, University of Exeter
Estimating Ignorance: Revelations, Expertise, and Counts of the Dead
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
6 Dec 2012
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Book Launch + End of Semester Reception
Hélène Mialet
Visiting Assistant Professor, UC Berkeley, Department of Rhetoric
Book Launch: Hélène Mialet, "Hawking, Incorporated: Stephen Hawking and the Anthropology of the Knowing Subject"
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
29 Nov 2012
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Spyridon Koutroufinis
Professor, Technical University of Berlin
Between Teleology and Mechanism: A Philosopher Looks at the History of the Concept of Organism
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
28 Nov 2012
Wednesday
12:00pm -1:00pm
Brownbag
Dieter Hoffmann
Research Scholar, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin
Max von Laué (1879-1960): Champion of Freedom
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
2 Nov 2012
Friday
1:00pm -4:00pm
Workshop

Pedagogy and the "Animal Turn": A Workshop
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
1 Nov 2012
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
live-stream
youtube Sven Dupré
Professor, Freie Universität Berlin
Vitreous Pursuits
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
31 Oct 2012
Wednesday
12:00pm -1:00pm
Brownbag
Mary Sunderland
Lecturer, Department of Nuclear Engineering
Understanding Species Formation: The Development of Ensatina eschscholtzii as a Model for Studying Evolution in Berkeley’s Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
25 Oct 2012
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
youtube Philip Campbell
Editor in Chief, Nature
Enhancing Value, Reproducibility, and Access: Challenges in Scientific Publishing
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
24 Oct 2012
Wednesday
12:30pm -1:00pm
Brownbag
Kenneth Bertrams
Visiting Scholar, Office for History of Science and Technology
Recasting the Ideology of Scientific Internationalism: Impressions from the Solvay Conferences on Physics and Chemistry before, during, and after World War I
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
22 Oct 2012
Monday
12:30pm -12:30pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Duana Fullwiley
Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Stanford University
Berkeley Law Events, Center for the Study of Law & Society
Philip Selznick Seminar Room, Berkeley CA
20 Oct 2012
Saturday
11:00am -5:00pm
Non-CSTMS Event

One Struggle: Intersectionality and Critical Animal Studies
Heller Room, MLK Student Union, Berkeley CA
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