Time, Place, Bodies, and Boundaries

Wednesday, 18 July 2018: 10:30-12:20
RC23 Sociology of Science and Technology (host committee)

Language: English

This session explores a variety of factors affecting the situated nature of technoscience (time, place, corporeality) and the processes that create, maintain, and disturb the bounded nature of those situating factors.
Session Organizers:
Nadia ASHEULOVA, Institute for the History of Science and Technology, Russian Federation and Gary BOWDEN, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Oral Presentations
Truth-Spots: How Places Make People Believe
Thomas GIERYN, Indiana University Bloomington, USA
Communicating Research. Scientists in the Public Space of Communication.
Giuseppe PELLEGRINI, Universita' di Padova, Italy; Andrea RUBIN, Catholic University of Milano, Italy
Coercion, Contestation and Consensus: Shifting Scientific Practices in Globalizing India
Sambit MALLICK, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India