Public seminar: Call for abstracts - The ends of data: Theories, methods, and interventions in critical data and AI studies

Published On: Mar 9 2024

Deadline: May 1, 2024

What are the ends of data—meaning, which purposes are they created to serve? And what are the ends of data— meaning, when and how are data permitted to expire, be deleted, or die? This symposium investigates the intersection of these two questions within data-intensive social practices and infrastructures, where historical data are consistently integrated into new routines, domains, and frameworks to address novel inquiries.

Data Power Conference: Doctoral Collloquium CfA (due 8 April, 2024)

Published On: Mar 7 2024

Deadline: Apr 8, 2024

As part of Data Power Conference, we are organizing two doctoral colloquiums in Graz and Bangalore. We invite doctoral students to submit abstracts for the Doctoral Colloquiums at the upcoming Data Power Conference. These colloquiums provides a unique opportunity for emerging scholars to present their research, engage in discussions, and receive valuable feedback from experts in the field.

Call for Submissions: The 2nd International Trans Studies Conference

Published On: Mar 2 2024

Deadline: Mar 15, 2024

The 2nd International Trans Studies Conference is the long-awaited sequel to the groundbreaking Trans*Studies: An International Transdisciplinary Conference on Gender, Embodiment, and Sexuality hosted at the University of Arizona in 2016. This 4-day academic conference will bring together scholars from across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and STEM, and from around the globe, all of whom are committed to research on transgender and gender-minority issues, broadly conceived.

Call for Submissions: fPET 2024 - Forum on Philosophy, Engineering, and Technology, September 17-19, 2024 in Karlsruhe, Germany

Published On: Mar 2 2024

Deadline: Mar 15, 2024

We are delighted to invite you to the 2024 Forum on Philosophy, Engineering, and Technology (fPET 2024) at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Karlsruhe, Germany. The fPET conference will take place from Tuesday 17th until Thursday 19th September 2024.An optional satellite workshop on Normative Energy Ethics follows on Friday 20th September 2024.

XV Latin American Congress on Social Studies of Science and Technology

Published On: Mar 1 2024

ESOCITE, the Department of Science and Technology Policy (DPCT) and the Postgraduate Programme in Science and Technology Policy (PPG-DPCT) of the Institute of Geosciences of the State University of Campinas (Unicamp) invite the STS community to the XV Latin American Conference on Social Studies of Science and Technology, to be held in Campinas (São Paulo), Brazil, 23-26 July 2024.

CFP: European Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (ECSCW)

Published On: Feb 19 2024

Deadline: Feb 23, 2024

The European Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (ECSCW) is an international venue on practice-centred computing and the design of cooperation technologies. This year, the 22nd edition of ECSCW will take place in Rimini, Italy, from 17 to 21 June 2024.

CSSM PhD School in June 2024

Published On: Feb 19 2024

Deadline: May 29, 2024

The Centre for the Social Study of Microbes<> is happy to announce that we are now accepting applications to our annual PhD School in Helsinki on June 12-14, 2024. The PhD School is a unique opportunity to develop your current research in a supportive atmosphere, get mentoring from CSSM researchers, and meet others exploring similar questions.

CFP: Critical Studies Network

Published On: Feb 16 2024

Deadline: Feb 23, 2024

The Critical Studies Network, the latest network of the Social Science History Association, invites you to submit panels, papers, and book session proposals for the SSHA annual conference.

BIO-CONTEXT International Research Workshop

Published On: Feb 9 2024

Deadline: Feb 26, 2024

Inspired by recent studies on the production and sharing of data in biobanking research practices (e.g. Argudo-Portal & Domènech, 2022), as well as on the ways such practices are positioned within a national, regional and/or global context (e.g. Aarden, 2023), this Workshop seeks to offer a venue for sharing and discussing ongoing research on the intensification of digitized and datafied practices in the ever-changing landscape of biomedicine and healthcare, and on the rhetoric that accompanies it.

Cfp: 7th Information Infrastructure and Innovation (III) Workshop

Published On: Feb 9 2024

Deadline: May 31, 2024

The 7th III workshop builds on that early productive engagement and its distinctive analytical style: fiercely empirical; conceptually dynamic with a focus on mid-range theory; paying detailed attention to the material; engaging with both immediate and broader, longer-term developments; concerned with how things might be done otherwise; interested in power, structure and agency. Our interest in the forms of social order created and/or maintained through information infrastructures, prompted by the societal embedding of information infrastructures, their operation, and outcomes, is carried for...

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