New Media & Society Special Issue “Digital Twinning”

Published On: Nov 20 2023

Deadline: Dec 31, 2023

We are seeking abstracts (500 words) for submissions until December 31, 2023 (to be sent to, subject: “NM&S Special Issue: Digital Twinning”). Datafication in the analogue era followed a different logic than do today’s media processes, with all their entanglements and interdependencies with and within the ‘real’ world. Human bodies, system processes, and their data traces and virtual models are deeply intertwined in current postdigital—or rather, more-than-human (Lupton 2019)—media cultures. It is surely not a new id...

Call for proposals - Pharma and Society Handbook of STS

Published On: Nov 20 2023

Deadline: Jan 31, 2024

This Handbook intends to provide a comprehensive science and technology studies (STS) perspective to understanding dynamics at the intersection of the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors and society writ large. In doing so this volume deploys a socio-technical approach to understanding bio-pharmaceutical
research, development and deployment / use. Our approach makes visible the political, economic, innovation, governance, production and consumption elements not conventionally understood in the “science” of pharma. Our position is that understanding “pharma” writ large...

Call for Book Reviews: Convergence

Published On: Oct 18 2023

Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies invites reviews of the following book titles related to labor and/or technology. The review should be approximately 1,000 words in length. If you are interested in reviewing any of these titles, please let me ( or know the author name and title of the book along with your name, title, affiliation, and e-mail address. Please also let me know if you'd prefer a digital or physical copy of the book. This is on a first-come, first-served basis for serious book reviewers only. ...

CFP for Thematic Collection on "Critical STS Pedagogy"

Published On: Oct 11 2023

Deadline: Dec 5, 2023

The editors of Science, Technology, & Human Values and guest editors John Aggrey, Liora Goldensher, Marie Stettler Kleine, Christine Labuski, Jane Lehr, Cora Olson, Desen Ozkan, and Kari Zacharias are calling for short essays (up to 4,000 words max) for an upcoming Thematic Collection on Critical STS Pedagogy. Interested scholars should send proposals for full papers (200-250 word abstract, plus 100-150 word biographical note per author) to before December 5, 2023. We encourage submissions from scholars from a range of career stages and disciplinary backgrounds, and a...

Call for Papers – Topoi – An International Review in Philosophy; Special Issue: The Social Epistemology of Social Media

Published On: Oct 11 2023

Deadline: Mar 15, 2024

Paper submissions are invited for the special issue/collection of Topoi on The Social Epistemology of Social Media This Special issue/Collection will bring higher citations and visibility to your paper rather than regular papers and attract more relevant readership due to its scope. Topoi is indexed in the Web of Science, currently with a 2022 IF of 1,4 and CiteScore of 2,8 and its editorial team is led by the Editor in Chief Prof. Fabio Paglieri and Associate Editor Prof. Marcin Lewinski.

The Global Cochlear Implant: Provincializing “Brain Implants” through Disability Technocultures

Published On: Oct 4 2023

Deadline: Dec 1, 2023

Michele Friedner (University of Chicago) and Mara Mills (New York University) have received funding from the US-based National Endowment for the Humanities for a conference, working group, and book project on “The Global Cochlear Implant” for the period Fall 2023-Fall 2025. We are seeking chapter contributors for our interdisciplinary edited volume that will focus on several different topics of interest.

Call for Contributions: Handbook of the History of Technology in the Americas

Published On: Aug 17 2023

Deadline: Oct 15, 2023

The Handbook of the History of Technology in the Americas will capture emerging directions in transnational history, the history of technology, and other fields that have lately integrated once-distinct topics and methods to produce compelling new understandings of global change over time. The editors seek short essays (roughly 4000 words including notes) that will help reshape historical studies of objects, peoples, spaces, and states associated with
ideas of South, Central, and North America and the Caribbean.

Invitation from Nature Cities

Published On: Aug 17 2023

This is a call to submit urban-focused contributions to shape discourse in a new publishing outlet, Nature Cities. Launching in January 2024, Nature Cities is a monthly peer-reviewed journal from the respected Nature portfolio.

New Call for Chapter Proposals - Eradicating the Stigma: Prioritizing Mental Health in PreK-16 Education

Published On: Aug 2 2023

Deadline: Aug 28, 2023

The American University School of Education’s Summer Institute on Education Equity and Justice (SIEEJ) is the home of this book series. The School of Education aims to be locally, nationally, and internationally recognized for making a meaningful impact in the field of education through innovative teaching, research, and service. The mission of the School of Education is to create knowledge and prepare students to transform societies through education. The aim of this series is to include scholarship relating to PreK-16 Academic Excellence; Equity; Antiracism and Social Justice; Diversit...

Call for papers: Tech work and its discontents

Published On: Aug 2 2023

Deadline: Nov 30, 2023

We welcome articles from a range of disciplinary perspectives including (but not limited to) labour sociology, organisation studies, political economy, social anthropology, economic geography, policy analysis and gender studies. Articles may draw on the authors’ original quantitative, qualitative or theoretical research but must demonstrate a clear contribution to knowledge and go beyond mere literature reviews.

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