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Experiments in new modes of practice: Launch of the Centre for Invention and Social Process (CISP)

Please come and celebrate with us the relaunch of CSISP: Experiments in new modes of practice:Launch of the Centre for the study of Invention and Social Process (CISP)   Andrés Jaque, Office for Political Innovation (Madrid/New York and Antoine Hennion (Centre de Sociologie de l’innovation, Ecole des Mines, Paris)   Chaired by the new directors: Marsha Rosengarten, Michael Guggenheim […]

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How To Become Modern: Time, Work and Infrastructure in Rural Newfoundland

CISP and the Interaction Research Studio are pleased to welcome Phoebe Sengers (Cornell University) who will be speaking on the 22nd of March Phoebe Sengers about technological infrastructures and governance in the Change Islands. All welcome. Tuesday, 22/03/201616:00-18:00 RHB 137 In the 1950’s the government of Newfoundland & Labrador began an ambitious project to transform this new Canadian province from […]

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Energy experiments

I’m a discussant on the track ‘Energy Experiments’ at the EASST/4S Conference, August 31st to September 3rd 2016, Barcelona Convenors Manuel Tironi (Instituto de Sociología, P. Universidad Católica de Chile, and NUMIES) Tomás Ariztía (Departamento de Sociología, Universidad Diego Portales, and NUMIES) Discussant Alex Wilkie (Department of Design, Goldsmiths) Abstract Off-grid ecovillages, online energy communities, indigenous electricity […]

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Studio Studies Book Launch

Two book launches coming up for Studio Studies: You are cordially invited to celebrate the launch of the edited collection: ‘Studio Studies: Operations, Topologies, Displacements’ edited by Ignacio Farías and Alex Wilkie. Studio Studies is being launched over two events, the first (at Goldsmiths) with a focus on the social sciences and the second (at the V&A) with a focus on the […]

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The Event of the Public – Call for Papers

The event of the public: Convolutions of aesthetic and epistemic practice Joint conference of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) and European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST). 31st of August – 3rd September 2016, Barcelona. This call for papers invites contributions to address the role and place of aesthetics […]

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Honourable Mention Award

The paper ‘Energy Babble: Mixing Environmentally-Oriented Internet Content to Engage Energy Community Groups’ received an Honourable Mention Award at CHI 2015 – ACM Conference on Human Factors In Computer Systems. The paper was co-authored with Bill Gaver, Mike Michael, Tobie Kerridge, Andy Boucher, Liliana Ovalle and Matthew Plummer-Fernandez.

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Demonstrations

With Jennifer Gabrys, Michael Guggenheim, Noortje Marres, Dan Neyland and Evelyn Ruppert I’m involved in launching and editing a new journal that brings together contributions that span science and technology studies with art and design. Call for Contributions for the Launch of ‘Demonstrations: Journal for Experiments in the Social Studies of Technology’ Demonstrations is a new open access […]

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