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The Science Studies Colloquium Series

The Science Studies Colloquium Series is committed to dissipation of all kinds of "research on research", including science policy, disciplinary and professional ethics, methodology, epistemology, history of science, philosophy of science, and sociology of science.

The focus of our activity is the open, weekly seminar on Wednesdays, 02:15 PM - 03:30 PM.

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Upcoming 5 days

01 Apr.
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Time and place: Apr. 1, 2020 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus Undervisningsrom 1

Steven Orzack is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. Orzack has a B.A. in Biology from The University of Rochester and a Ph.D. in Biology from Harvard University. He is President and Senior Research Scientist at Fresh Pond Research Institute, a non-profit scientific research institute researching pure and applied topics relating to the evolution of insects, demography, population dynamics and ecology, population genetics and evolution, the statistics of sampling for Census 2000, the dynamics of atmospheric gases, and human genetics.

The seminar is open for everyone!

Further upcoming events

Time and place: May 27, 2020 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus Undervisningsrom 1

Terrence W. Deacon is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. 

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Time and place: June 3, 2020 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus Auditorium 2

Robert A. Aronowitz is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. Aronowitz is the Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Social Sciences and chair, History and Sociology of Science, at the University of Pennsylvania. His main areas of research are the history of 20th century disease, epidemiology, and population health.

The seminar is open for everyone!

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Time and place: June 10, 2020 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus Undervisningsrom 1

Dr. Samuel Kelton Roberts, Jr., is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. Roberts is Director of Columbia University’s Institute for Research in African American Studies (IRAAS), Associate Professor of History and Associate Professor of Sociomedical Sciences. He writes, teaches, and lectures widely on African-American history, medical and public health history, urban history, issues of policing and criminal justice, and the history of social movements.

The seminar is open for everyone!

Time and place: Sep. 2, 2020 2:15 PM3:30 PM, TBA
Time and place: Sep. 9, 2020 2:15 PM3:30 PM, TBA

Prof. Dr. Staffan Müller-Wille and Prof. Dr. Elena Esayev are visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. 

Müller- Wille is Associate Professor in the History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences at the University of Exeter, His research covers the history of the life sciences from the early modern period to the early twentieth century, with a focus on the history of natural history, anthropology, and genetics. Among more recent publications is a book co-authored with Hans-Jörg Rheinberger on The Gene: From Genetics to Postgenomics (2018) and an article on “Names and Numbers: ‘Data’ in Classical Natural History,1758–1859” in Osiris (Vol. 32, 2017).

Prof. Dr. Elena Isayev is Professor of Ancient History and Place at the University of Exeter. Her work addresses questions of migration, belonging, displacement, encounter, politics of exception and spatial perception from a longue durée perspective that includes current concerns. Investigations, drawing primarily on the ancient Mediterranean, range from  histories of pre-Roman Italy through material remains (Lucania 2007) to confronting conceptual issues of mobility (Migration Mobility and Place in Ancient Italy, Cambridge, 2017).

The seminar is open for everyone!