Category Archives: STS

Parasites, Idiots and Diplomats

At 4S/EASST I also presented the paper ‘Parasites, Idiots and Diplomats: Engaging with Energy Communities’ as part of the panel ‘Design & Cosmopolitics’. Here’s the abstract: In this paper I explore processes of engagement occasioned in an innovative energy-demand reduction research project. I present a case involving three Twitter research probes employed as part of […]

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Material Participation Book Launch

On October 10th I’ll be joining Javier Lezaun (University of Oxford), Celia Lury (Warwick University) in a panel discussion to mark the launch of Noortje Marres’ new book  ’Material Participation: Technology, the Environment and Everyday Publics‘. The launch starts at 5:30pm at the  the Centre for Creative Collaboration, near King’s Cross Station, London. Places are limited so please send an […]

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Design, STS and Cosmopolitics

I’m part of the organising committee for a session at the forthcoming joint EASST/4S conference ‘Design and Displacement – Social Studies of Science and Technology’. The session is entitled ‘Design, STS and Cosmopolitics: From Intervention to Emergence in Participation and Sustainability’ and will be engaging with the challenge of how to seriously think about the politics of […]

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Doing Intervention and Enacting the ‘Everyday’

I’m organising a seminar at Goldsmiths entitled:  Doing Intervention and Enacting the ‘Everyday’: How Users Figure in Innovation Projects Speakers: Torben Elgaard Jensen & Morten Krogh Petersen (The Technical University of Denmark) 16th May 2012 | 16:30 ~ 18:30 NAB LGO1 (New Academic Building) Goldsmiths, University of London New Cross, London SE14 6NW, UK This seminar will include two 30 minute […]

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Participatory Moves as Parasitic

On June 1st I’m giving a keynote lecture at the IT University Copenhagen as part of the workshop ‘Participatory Moves as Parasitic Relations in Senior Healthcare‘. My keynote is entitled ‘Noisy Engagements’ and I will be reflecting on the the interventionist forms of research we have been conducting as part of the Energy & Co-Designing […]

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Javier Lezaun at CSISP

Javier Lezaun gave a presentation entitled ‘Cinematography and the Discovery of Social Kinetics’ as part of the New In Social Research Seminar series hosted by CSISP, Goldsmiths. The CSISP blog provides a report as well as an audio download of his talk.

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SPEAP visits CSISP

Here’s a post on the CSISP blog reporting on the recent visit of the The Programme in Experimentation in Art and Politics (SPEAP) at Science Po (Paris) to the Centre of Invention and Social Process at Goldsmiths.

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