The Padova University PaSTIS unit and the infrastructuring of STS research in Italy

The last issue of the EASST Review hosts a the section “STS Multiple” devoted to  PaSTIS (Padova Science, Technology and Innovation Studies), with articles by Magaudda, Neresini, Crabu, Mongili, Lorenzet and Giardullo.

schermata-2016-12-23-alle-11-16-43“The emergence of PaSTIS was a bottom-up process, a sort of alchemic blend, the contingent product of a work of ‘heterogeneous engineering’ which was the response to a situation: the Italian university system. One of the pos- itive circumstances that helped to develop and sustain PaSTIS has been the growing of a wider STS movement in Italy, making our local unit an intersection in a wider pro- cess of ‘co-evolution’ involving an entire national aca- demic community.” Download the section on the East Review

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