Call for papers: ‘Articulating Science, Technology and Law: Regarding, Reflecting, and Remaking Society’

AHRC Science in Culture Theme Research Network Technoscience, Law and Society is inviting submissions for contributions to their final conference, ‘Articulating Science, Technology and Law: Regarding, Reflecting, and Remaking Society’ which will take place on 9-10th April 2015.

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Mario Biagioli (University of California at Davis)

Amade M’Charek (University of Amsterdam)

Barbara Prainsack (Kings College London)

Ayo Wahlberg (University of Copenhagen)

David Winickoff (University of California at Berkeley)

The conference will provide a platform for conversations across all thematic issues of relevance to the Network, including for example:

  • Expertise, knowledge and the making of norms and regulations
  • Law and materiality
  • Ethics and the regulation of science
  • Methodological conversations in science and technology studies (STS) and law
  • Law, technology and social practices
  • Science in the courtrooms
  • Markets, technologies and the law
  • Global governance, scientific knowledge and global justice
  • Law, science and the regulation of bodies

Abstracts of up to 200 words for paper contributions should be sent to by the 15th January 2015 . We will also consider proposals for small  panels or roundtable discussions involving 3-4 papers.

Up to 15 bursaries are available for non-UK based early career scholars (including PhD students). These will normally be up to £250 for Europe-based  scholars and £400 for non-Europe based scholars. Please email your abstract and CV to before the 15th December 2014 to apply.