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Welcome to Fall 2021

September 1st, 2021  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

Dear all, Welcome to another exciting semester at the Center for Science, Technology, Medicine, and Society! It is my pleasure to serve as Acting Director for the Center this year and to welcome you all back in person. As a historian of medicine and gender in the History Department, I have been a member of… Read more

Mursinna Selected for Berkeley-Uppsala Research Fellowship

April 9th, 2021  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

Mursinna Selected for Berkeley-Uppsala Research Fellowship

CSTMS affiliate and Designated Emphasis in STS student Jordan Thomas Mursinna has been selected as a recipient of the 2021 Berkeley-Uppsala Research Fellowship. Following a partnership established in 2018 with UC Berkeley, Uppsala University designed the Fellowship to foster increased collaboration between the two institutions. Mursinna’s project examines controversies in the history of taxonomy and… Read more

DE in STS Alumnae Interviewed

March 19th, 2021  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

DE in STS Alumnae Interviewed

CSTMS recently conducted interviews with two alumnae of the DE in STS Program, Kathleen Gutierrez and Julia Lewandoski. Both now work as assistant professors at UC Santa Cruz and CSU San Marcos, respectively. See the complete interviews and learn more about their future projects here.

CSTMS Director Massimo Mazzotti and affiliate Mariam Sabri awarded NSF Grant

February 17th, 2021  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

CSTMS Director Massimo Mazzotti and affiliate Mariam Sabri awarded NSF Grant

The National Science Foundation has awarded a Standard Grant to CSTMS Director Prof. Massimo Mazzotti and CSTMS affiliate and DE in STS student Mariam Sabri. The grant funds Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement for co-Principal Investigator Mariam Sabri’s project Time-Telling,The Exact Sciences and Empire in Early Modern India. The funds will allow Sabri to travel to… Read more

Mazzotti & Kelkar interviewed on Algorithmic Futures

February 10th, 2021  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

Mazzotti & Kelkar interviewed on Algorithmic Futures

Caterina Reva interviewed CSTMS Director Massimo Mazzotti and CSTMS affiliate lecturer Shreeharsh Kelkar for the site so-far.online, an online publication and gallery that is “tracing a continuum where gaps have occurred between the fields of technology, culture, and art.” Mazzotti and Kelkar discussed the future of algorithms and the digitization of medical fields, law enforcement,… Read more

Mariam Sabri’s Book Review Published in Taylor & Francis

December 15th, 2020  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

Mariam Sabri’s Book Review Published in Taylor & Francis

CSTMS affiliate, Mariam Sabri, recently had a book review published in Taylor & Francis. In the Journal of Iranian Studies, Sabri examines Rajeev Kinra’s book, Writing Self, Writing Empire: Chandar Bhan Brahmin and the Cultural World of the Indo-Persian State Secretary (UC Press: 2015). The book is about scribal culture, the history of bureaucracy and Hindu-Muslim relations in… Read more

Morgan Ames wins Best Information Science Book award for 2020

September 21st, 2020  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

Morgan Ames wins Best Information Science Book award for 2020

The Charisma Machine: The Life, Death, and Legacy of One Laptop per Child written by Morgan Ames, CSTMS interim associate director of research, and published by MIT Press is the recipient of the ASIS&T Best Information Science Book Award for 2020. The award’s purpose is to recognize the outstanding book in information science published during the preceding calendar… Read more

Director Mazzotti on European Society for the History of Science Panel

September 16th, 2020  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

Director Mazzotti on  European Society for the History of Science Panel

Director Massimo Mazzotti recently participated in a virtual panel for the 9th European Society for the History of Science (ESHS) Conference. The theme of the 2020 meeting is “Visual, Material and Sensory Cultures of Science”, a very broad and inclusive topic. Sessions and talks addressed the history of the sensory approaches to scientific objects, their… Read more

Jameson Karns Co-Authored Book Series

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Jameson Karns Co-Authored Book Series

CSTMS affiliate, Jameson Karns, has received publication for a four volume book series titled The Evolution of U.S. Military Policy from the Constitution to the Present  which he has co-authored. It explores the development and evolution of America’s militia, or National Guard, throughout history. Tracing the evolution of the U.S. Army throughout American history, the authors… Read more

Faculty Affiliate Elena Conis Interviewed on C-SPAN

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Faculty Affiliate Elena Conis Interviewed on C-SPAN

CSTMS Faculty Affiliate and Journalism Professor, Elena Conis, recently took part in an hour-long interview on the history of epidemics on C-SPAN, with their president/CEO Susan Swain. They discuss the “… development of the polio vaccine in the 1950s and the lessons that its distribution and use can teach us about what to expect when a COVID-19… Read more

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