One a term, CSS stages a dialogue between a Lancaster-based early career scholar and an external member of staff, around shared research interests. Each speaker presents for 15 minutes, which includes a response to one or more questions that the other speaker has posed them in advance, followed by plenary discussion.
- Frequency: Once per term
- Format: Blended if possible
- Time: 1pm-2pm
- Audience: Public
Talking STS events are advertised here, on Twitter (@STSLancaster), and via the CSS mailing list.
PAST EVENTS (in various formats)
June 18, 2021
Lucy Suchman & Maggie Mort (Sociology, Lancaster University): Emerging into Emerita
March 18, 2020
Bronislaw Szerszynski (Sociology, Lancaster University): Colloidal sociology: solidity, fluidity, mediality
January 29th, 2020
Sadaf Noor E Islam (Sociology, Lancaster University): “Hope, inequality, and stratified biomedicalization in the context of life support technologies in Bangladesh”.
Mette Kragh-Furbo (Lancaster Medical School and Department of Sociology, Lancaster University): “Catalysing Life: Folate metabolism, science and medicine”.
November 21st 2019
Åsa Johansson Palmqvist, visiting PhD student (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden and Department of Sociology, Lancaster University): “Gendered enactments of vagueness in AI research”.
Peter Forman, Senior Research Associate (Department of Sociology, Lancaster University): “CH4emical Kinships and Scientific Knowledge in the Anthropocene”.
Lisa Lindén, Postdoctoral Researcher (University of Gothenburg and Department of Sociology, Lancaster University): “Mobilising for change: gynae cancer patients’ groups, care and affective tensions”.