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4S Honolulu Paraconference

Published On: Mar 23 2023

In collaboration with the Environmental inJustice: Building a Global Record project and local EJ activists in Hawai’i, interested 4S members will re-analyze their research on colonialism, militarism and/or environmental injustice and para-site it by situating it in the matters of concern in Hawai’i for the paraconference.

4S Council Nominations — 2023

Published On: Feb 22 2023

4S Council Nominations — 2023 Nominations open: 15 March Deadline: 19 April 4S will hold its annual election in May, seeking to fill seats for three Council members, the Treasurer, and one 6S (Student Section) representative, all of whom will serve from November 2023...

Remembering Bruno Latour (1947–2022)

Published On: Oct 10 2022

Preliminary Program — 4S/ESOCITE 2022

Published On: Sep 19 2022

Download the preliminary program Preliminary Program 2022. For any queries or requests, please contact the Secretary, Stephanie Bojalil, at [embeddoc...

Report from the 4S Managing Director Selection Panel

Published On: Dec 9 2021

4S Council decided in May 2021 to establish a position of Managing Director (MD) for 4S and to publish a call for expression of interest. The proposal for the position was finalized by Council in September and is enclosed in Appendix 1. A selection panel was then appointed, consisting of Wiebe Bijker, Alan Irwin, Emma […]

4S Bylaws 2022

Published On: Nov 22 2022

4S is governed by an elected President and Council, according our Bylaws. 4S is a non-profit association under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code and is incorporated in the state of Virginia. Until 2017, three Council members were elected annually,...

Affiliations Committee 2021

Published On: Dec 1 2021

Kim Fortun, Chair María Belén Albornoz Duygu Kaşdoğan Emma Kowal We are hoping/planning to call-for-applications for 4S affiliations (with a simple Google form) prior to the conference then invite applicants to an already-scheduled 4S Affiliations meet-up to get more feedback on what would be useful to people. We have called such a meeting many times […]

4S Ethics and Code of Conduct Policy

Published On: Oct 21 2022

What to expect? The following policy is about the Society’s ethics policy and includes a code of conduct. A reader can expect the content to discuss inappropriate and unacceptable behavior (with definitions), disciplinary action, and record-keeping. The policy is a...

Conflict of Interest Guidelines for Prize Committees

Published On: Jun 5 2021

To protect the integrity of the awards process, please recuse yourself from rating or evaluating any nominee if you: were the nominee’s thesis advisor (including a member of a committee) or thesis student; or collaborated on a project, book, article, report or paper...

Social Media Committee Report, 2021

Published On: Dec 1 2021

Members: Amanda Windle, Aftab Mirzaei, Katie Ulrich, Courtney Cicale (joined July 2021), Arne Maibaum (until February 2021) In 2021, the social media committee continued to work on engaging and growing the 4S community through Twitter and Facebook. This year, the committee began working on a guideline document outlining the aims, and some long and short […]

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