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STS Mixtures: Video Conference Seminar with Susan Leigh Star

Date: 29 July 2009 Time: 11:45 - 13:45

Venue: INFOLAB c60

STS - Materiality & Specificity
STS - Materiality & Specificity

Second trans-continental video conference seminar on 'Materiality, Specificity and Story' with over 46 different institutions around the world who have expressed an interest in participating. Presentation and discussion will be led by:

Susan Leigh Star

author of 'Sorting Things Out: Classification and its Consequences' (with Geoffrey Bowker) and 'The Cultures of Computing' from University of Pittsburgh (formerly at Centre for Science, Technology and Society, Santa Clara University). She will be speaking on her latest work live via video conference and web stream from Charles Darwin University, Northern Territory, Australia, alongside Helen Verran and Michael Christie.

Book your place, book your lunch!

Lunch will be provided if you book your place by emailing Laura Watts, Centre for Science Studies, Department of Sociology. Please say if you are vegetarian/vegan or have any other special dietary requirements. Places and lunch are limited, so first come, first served...

More details on the STS Mixtures website, or join the STS Mixtures mailing list.

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Who can attend: Anyone


Further information

Associated staff: Laura Watts

Organising departments and research centres: Centre for Science Studies, Sociology


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