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Conference: Articulating Science, Technology and Law: Regarding, Reflecting and Remaking Society

April 9, 2015 - April 10, 2015

Final international conference organized by AHRC Science in Culture Theme ‘Technoscience, Law and Society: Interrogating the Nexus’ Research Network.

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 e.cloatre@kent.ac.uk 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 e.cloatre@kent.ac.ukbefore the  15th December 2014 to apply.

Details

Start:
April 9, 2015
End:
April 10, 2015
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Website:
http://www.kent.ac.uk/law/tls/events/eventbrief/event5.html

Organizer

Technoscience, Law and Society Research Network
Website:
https://www.kent.ac.uk/law/tls/