Dear all, apologies for cross-posting,
We are very excited to share with you the schedule for term 1 of the Science, Technology and Innovation Studies Seminar Series at the University of Edinburgh, including speakers of interest to historians and philosophers of science and medicine.
If you have any questions regarding the seminar series please contact the organisers Antti Silvast, [log in to unmask], and Dominic Berry, [log in to unmask]
Science, Technology and Innovation Studies Seminar Series 2016/17, Term 1
All seminars take place 15:30-17:00, Staff Room, 6th floor, Crystal Macmillan Building.
“Dolly and the state: making and selling biotechnology at the Roslin institute, 1980–1997", Dmitriy Myelnikov, University of Edinburgh
"Between Proposing and Opposing a European Electricity System: Towards a New Understanding of Large Technical System-Building", Vincent Lagendijk, Maastricht University
"Looking into the Test-Tube: The Birth of IVF on British Television", Katie Dow, University of Cambridge
"Barriers, bodies and bacteria: the 'scaling up' of synthetic biology", Susan Molyneux-Hodgson, University of Exeter
"From the mundane to the sophisticated: military innovation studies and the question of power", Matthew Ford, University of Sussex
"Transnational Infrastructures in Turbulent Times? The European Energy Union, Energy Politics, and Integrated Markets", Antti Silvast, University of Edinburgh
"Time lapse diagnostics", Alain Pottage, London School of Economics
"From patients to consumers: a history of pregnancy testing in Britain", Jesse Olszynko-Gryn, University of Cambridge
STIS end of term double (remains 15:30-17:00)
"Biographies of an innovation: an ecological analysis of a technology project", Valeri Wiegel, University of Edinburgh
"Impact of Accession to the WTO on Performance of National Systems of Innovation of Transition Economies", Tair Mukhamadiyev, University of Edinburgh