STS Conference 2014: Critical Issues in Science and Technology Studies

The STS Conference Graz 2014 invites interested researchers (especially postgraduates and young researchers) in the areas of science and technology studies and sustainability studies to give presentations. The conference provides a forum to discuss on a broad variety of topics in these fields – especially abstracts are encouraged which include some aspects of the conference themes or special sessions:

  • Gendered careers and disciplinary cultures in science and technology
  • Life Sciences/Biotechnology
  • Towards Low-Carbon Energy Systems
  • Challenges in Green Public Procurement (GPP) Research
  • Sustainable Food Systems
  • Social justice and Diversity
  • Energy systems in transition – strategies of incumbent actors
  • Energy Consumption in Organizational Settings
  • Foodscapes Beyond the Alternative/Conventional Food Networks Binary
  • Key Concepts of Agro-Food Studies
  • Bodies – Technologies – Gender
  • The politics of ICTs
  • Inside the Parliament
  • From STS to SSH: Translating STS concepts for the study of social sciences and humanities (SSH)
  • Societal discourse on Synthetic Biology
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