STS Colloquium 2017/18 Term 1
Thursdays 5-6.30 pm, BuTo 1197 (unless otherwise specified)
* denotes unusual place and/or time
Reading Seminar: Helen Tilley, Africa as a Living Laboratory: Empire, Development, and the Problem of Scientific Knowledge, 1870-1950, Intro, Ch.2, ch.6., conclusion
This book is available online here through the UBC library website.
Alison Wylie, University of British Columbia “Knowledge that’s fit for purpose: a research prospectus.”
Catherine Malabou, Kingston University and UC Irvine “Empty Square vs. Evolutionary Memory: The New Adventure of Signs”
Geoffrey Winthrop-Young, University of British Columbia “‘We stand in this storm of adaptation’: Karl Escherich and the (De)Nazification of Universities and Social Insects.”
For more information about past STS colloquia (2005/2006-2016/2017), visit our Event Archive.