EASST Conference 2012 in Copenhagen, October 17-20

From 17 to 20 October it will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark, the Biennial Conference of the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST), this year titled “Design and displacement – social studies of science and technology”.
As it happens every for years, the conference is held jointly with the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S), the Us academic association for the social study of science & technology. Here is the conference web.I’m partecipating in the session titled User communities and techno-scientific practices  –  III. The session, chaired by Torben Elgaard Jensen(Technical University of Denmark) have five presentations:
  • The online sociotechnical organization of deviant technology users: the example of the iPhone “jailbreaking” . Paolo Magaudda, University of Padua
  • Governance of learning processes in transdisciplinary climate re- search projects. Wouter Boon, Rathenau Institute; Edwin Horlings, Rathenau Institute; Peter Van den Besselaar, VU University Amster- dam & Rathenau Instituut
  • User groups, knowledge and politics: expertise and activism in advocating traffic safety. Jane Summerton, University of Oslo
  • Exploring and describing non-functional aspects of emerging design spaces. Pedro Sanches, KTH, SICS
  • Domesticating play. Kristine Ask, Norwegian University of Science and Technology


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