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Time and place: Oct. 31, 2018 6:00 PM8:00 PM, Kjelleren, Litteraturhuset

What does responsible research within the Life Sciences mean today, and how can the human and social sciences contribute in this discussion? The Science Studies Colloquium arranges a panel debate, open for everyone, aiming at discussing these questions.

Time and place: Oct. 24, 2018 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus Auditorium 2

Zenonas Norkus is visiting the the Science Studies Colloquium Series. Norkus is a professor at the Department of Sociology, Vilnius University (Lithuania). His current research project is about comparative historical sociology of modern restorations focusing on the restorations of/in the Baltic States.

The seminar is open for everyone!

Time and place: Sep. 26, 2018 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus Undervisningsrom 3

Ass. Prof. Dr. Maximilian Fochler is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. Fochler is Head of Department / Deputy Director of the Sociology Studies Programme at the University of Vienna. 

The seminar is open for everyone!

Time and place: Sep. 19, 2018 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Sophus Bugges hus Seminarrom 4

David Wootton is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. Wootton is Anniversary Professor of History at the University of York. He works on the intellectual and cultural history of the English speaking countries, Italy, and France, 1500-1800.

The seminar is open for everyone!

Time and place: Sep. 12, 2018 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Georg Morgenstiernes hus Seminarrom 203

Professor ved Institutt for Teknologi, Innovasjon og kultur ved Universitetet i Oslo, Magnus Gulbrandsen kommer til Forum for Vitenskapsteori! Gulbrandsen jobber blant annet med offentlige forskningsorganisasjoner rolle i innovasjon, prosessen omkring “impact”, kommersialisering av forskning og forholdet mellom universitet og industri.

Foredraget er åpent for alle!

Time and place: Aug. 29, 2018 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus Undervisningsrom 1

Holger Strassheim, Professor of Political Sociology at the University of Bielefeld and leader of the research project ‘Nexus: interfaces between climate, energy, mobility and consumer policy’ at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center, is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. His work explores the constellations of political and epistemic authority in world society, the role of expertise in public policy, the ways economic discourses shape social regulation and the governance networks in and between policy areas. Together with colleagues he has established the ‘WZB Mercator Forum’, a series of transdisciplinary workshops bringing together people from science, policy and society.

The seminar is open for everyone!

Time and place: June 6, 2018 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus: Undervisningsrom 1

Dr. Jane Maienschein is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. Maienschein is University Professor, Regents’ Professor, President’s Professor, and Director of the Center for Biology and Society at Arizona State University.  She is also a Fellow at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, where she heads the project funded by the James S. McDonnell Foundation on “Putting History and Philosophy of Science to Work with the Life Sciences.” Maienschein has served as president of the History of Science Society and of the International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology. Author of Embryos Under the Microscope and Whose View of Life?, she is also (co)editor of a dozen volumes including most recently Visions of Cell Biology and The Ark and Beyond.  

 

 

Time and place: May 23, 2018 4:15 PM5:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus: Undervisningsrom 1

Melissa Lane is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. Lane is the Class of 1943 Professor of Politics and the Director of the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University. An associated faculty member in the Princeton Department of Classics and Department of Philosophy, she researches and teaches in the area of the history of political thought, with a special expertise in ancient Greek thought, and in normative political philosophy, including especially environmental ethics and politics.

The seminar is open for everyone!

Time and place: Apr. 25, 2018 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Georg Morgenstiernes hus: Seminarrom 152

Tenured associate professor Richard Dawid is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. Dawid is professor of philosophy of science at Stockholm University. He holds a PhD in theoretical physics from the University of Vienna. After some years as a phyisicist at the TU Munich and the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, he switched to philosophy in 2000. He worked as a philosopher of science at the University of Vienna and the MCMP Munich before coming to Stockholm in 2016. 

Time and place: Apr. 11, 2018 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus: Undervisningsrom 1

Grant Ramsey is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. Ramsey is a currently a BOFZAP Research Professor at the Institute of Philosophy at KU Leuven. Ramseys work concentrates around the philosophy of biology and disciplinary philosophy of science.  

The seminar is open for everyone!

Time and place: Apr. 4, 2018 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus: Undervisningsrom 1

Göran Sundqvist is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. Sundqvist is Professor at Department of Sociology and Work Science, University of Gothenburg. He is currently working with the relationship between science and politics, and his talk will focus on how knowledge can be transformed into synthesising science, with the purpose of policy-making.

The seminar is open for everyone!

Time and place: Mar. 21, 2018 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus: Undervisningsrom 1

Thorleif Aas Kristiansen fra Museum for universitets- og vitenskapshistorie ved UiO kommer til Forum for Vitenskapsteori. Han skal holde et foredrag basert på doktorgradsavhandlingen sin fra Universitetet i Bergen. Den heter "Meteorologi på reise: Veivalg og impulser i Arnt Eliassen og Ragnar Fjørtofts forskerkarrierer", og handler altså om dem og om norsk meteorologisk forskning i etterkrigsårene.

Foredraget er åpent for alle!

Time and place: Mar. 14, 2018 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus: Undervisningsrom 3

Ana Delgado is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. She is Associate Professor at Centre for Techonology, Innovation and Culture at UiO. Delgado’s research is concerned with the public dimensions of science and technology. Her research combines resources from Science and Technology Studies (STS), Social Anthropology and Political Science.

The seminar is open for everyone!

Time and place: Mar. 7, 2018 2:15 PM3:30 PM, OBS: ENDRING: Eilert Sundts hus, A-blokka Auditorium 2

Professor Einar Lie og forfatter Espen Søbye kommer til Forum for Vitenskapsteori for å snakke om SSB-saken. Einar Lie er professor ved Institutt for arkeologi, konservering og historie ved Universitetet i Oslo. Han jobber med nyere økonomisk og politisk historie. Med et fokus på norsk økonomisk politikk, bank og næringslivsutvikling på 1800- og 1900-tallet. Espen Søbye, forfatter, debattant og kritiker, har med noen opphold vært ansatt i Statistisk sentralbyrå siden 1985. Han har gitt ut en rekke arbeider om statistikk, blant annet Tallenes fortellinger (2001) og Folkemengdens bevegelse 1735–2014(2014). Senere i år kommer Fakta om olje, som handler om hvordan den kvartalsvise investeringsstatistikken ble til.

Foredraget er åpen for alle!

Time and place: Jan. 24, 2018 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus Undervisningsrom 2

Professor Anders Malthe-Sørenssen from the Department of Physics is  visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. Malthe-Sørenssen is  leader of the Centre of excellence in education «Centre for Computing in  Science Education» at the University of Oslo. 

The lecture is open for everyone.