Past Events

Date/Time Event Type Speaker Event
3 Oct 2013
Thursday
4:00pm -6:00pm
Colloquium
Emilie Cloatre
Senior Lecturer in Law, Kent Law School
& Martyn Pickersgill
Senior Research Fellow in Biomedical Ethics, The University of Edinburgh
Two Special Talks on Pharmaceuticals, Science Studies, and the Law
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
27 Sep 2013
Friday
12:00pm -1:00pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Richard Allen
Director, Berkeley Seismological Laboratory
Warning California: Extracting Earthquake Signal from Noise Before The Shaking Starts
Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall, Berkeley CA
25 Sep 2013
Wednesday
7:00pm -9:30pm
Non-CSTMS Event
George Dyson
Keynote Lecture: 2013 On the Same Page program
Wheeler Auditorium, Berkeley CA
23 Sep 2013
Monday
5:00pm -6:00pm
STEP Talk
Sam Weiss Evans
Associate Director for Research, CSTMS at UC Berkeley
Getting security off the mind: when is it ok not to be concerned about the security issues in your research?
470 Stephens Hall, Berkeley CA
23 Sep 2013
Monday
2:00pm -3:30pm
Non-CSTMS Event
Steven Shapin
Professor of the History of Science, Harvard University
Can Science Make You Good?
Blumer Room – 402 Barrows Hall, Berkeley CA
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
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