Articles by: Lucas Müller

crossSTS Returns: Science of Bodies, Bodies in Science

crossSTS Returns: Science of Bodies, Bodies in Science

The crossSTS Working Group at MIT’s Program in History, Anthropology, and STS (HASTS) returns for five exciting meetings in Spring 2015. crossSTS started in Fall 2014, exploring the recent disciplinary, spatial, temporal, and geographical crossings in Science & Technology Studies in monthly meetings. We will start and end our second term with more general reflections on researching in field and archive and the politics in/of our own field STS, respectively. At the three meetings in between, we will focus on bodies in science: senses in science, bodies in (toxic) ecologies, and queer bodies and relations. We are delighted to have […]

+STS-Meeting: Spatial STS

+STS-Meeting: Spatial STS

Cambridge (MA), October 22nd, 2014. What is the place of space in Science & Technology Studies (STS)? This was the key question that the cross-STS Working Group discussed in its October 2014 meeting, suggesting that space emerges as an increasingly important and explicitly analyzed category. Robin Scheffler, who is currently a visiting scholar at the Cantabrigian American Academy of Arts and Sciences and will join MIT’s Program in STS next year, led the discussion. Building on a pre-circulated reading (Finnegan 2008), he provided a sketch of the place of space in seminal STS works from the past 30 years to […]