STS Seminar Series

The division of Science, Technology and Society arranges the following seminars:

  • STS seminar
  • History of Science and Technology Seminar
  • Lunchtime book discussions
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STS Seminar, Fall 2022

The seminars are held on Wednesdays, 13:00-15:00 in Järntorget. If the seminar is in a hybrid format we meet on zoom here

The first fifteen minutes are reserved for a short division meeting, so the actual seminar starts around 13:15. 

One week before the seminar, a text is circulated. The seminar is organised around the assumption that everyone has read the text. The seminars are held in English.​

For presenters: send your text and a suitable title to Francis Lee at the latest one week ahead of the seminar.


Wednesday 7 September
09:15-12:00
Ethics and data seminar
Kai Lo Andersson and Karl de Fine Licht

Wednesday 7 September
Andreas Mørkved Hellenes
Chair: rotating
With post seminar at Tullen

Wednesday 21 September
Parissa Mokhtabad Amrei
Chair: rotating
With post seminar at Tullen


Wednesday 5 October
Ellen Palm
Chair: rotating
With post seminar at Tullen


Wednesday 19 October
Empty spot

Wednesday 2 November
Empty spot (fall holiday for schools)

Wednesday 16 November
Kristoffer Ekberg
Chair: rotating
With post seminar at Tullen


Wednesday 30 November
Kai Lo Andersson, Mid-level Seminar
Chair: Anna Grzelec
With post seminar at Tullen

Wednesday 14 December
Teachmeet
Planning for next term
STS Christmas Dinner


Zoom link for hybrid meetings: here.


The seminar is arranged by the Division for Science, Technology and Society, Dept. of Technology Management and Economics, Chalmers University of Technology. If you have questions about the STS seminar series or want to be added to our e-mail list and receive the texts beforehand, please contact​ Francis Lee​.

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History of Science and Technology Seminar, Autumn 2022

Time and place unless otherwise stated: Thursday 15.15–17.00 in seminar room 2356 Järntorget, Division of Science, Technology, and Society (STS), Vera Sandbergs allé 8, floor 3.

The seminars are held in English when the texts are written in English, and in Swedish when the texts are written in Swedish.

Thursday 27 October
Thomas Kaiserfeld, Div. of History of Ideas and Sciences, Lund University, and Technology and Social Change, Linköping University, presents ”Svensk fysik efter murens fall: Rubinstein mot rubbet”. The text can be requisitioned from Thomas Kaiserfeld, thomas.kaiserfeld@liu.se, one week in advance. NB! Location: J675, Faculty of Humanities, Gothenburg University.

Thursday 24 November
Thurs 27 October: Jens Millkrantz, Div. of Science, Technology, and Society, Chalmers, presents ”A Social Democratic oil regime? Political attempts to control the Swedish oil industry, 1932–1947”. The text can be requisitioned from Jens Millkrantz, jens.millkrantz@chalmers.se, one week in advance.

Thursday 15 December
Melina Buns, University of Stavanger/KTH, presents ”Transporting waste, transforming natures: How nuclear waste treatment challenges the boundaries of (non-)nuclear environments”. The text can be requisitioned from Melina Buns, buns@kth.se, one week in advance.

The History of Science and Technology Seminar is a co-arrangement by the Division of Science, Technology, and Society at Chalmers and the Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion at GU. Seminar organizers: Gustav Holmberg (GU), Per Lundin (Chalmers) and Jens Millkrantz (Chalmers).

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Lunchtime book discussions

In our series of lunchtime book discussions, members of the faculty talk informally about their current reading.  During these sessions, we cover new releases and classics that inform our research at STS - as well as Chalmers TME - while also being relevant to broader audiences.
 
The series is arranged by Karl PalmåsAnna ÅbergCatharina Landström, and Per Lundin.​
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