Program on Science, Technology and Society at Harvard

Harvard Kennedy School of Government | Harvard University


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Science and technology permeate every aspect of our lives, from the most private decisions about reproduction and medical treatment to the most public choices concerning risk, development, security, and the quality and sustainability of the human environment. Virtually every dilemma that confronts people and governments in contemporary societies demands significant engagement with science and technology.

The Program on Science, Technology and Society at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government provides unique resources for coping with the resulting challenges for scientific and technological innovation, civil liberties, informed citizenship, and democratic government. Learn more.

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Fellows program


STS Circle at Harvard

Abigail Coplin
April 22, 2024, 12:15-2:00PM.
CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge Street
Shoshana Zuboff
With panel discussion by Sven Beckert, Mathias Risse, and Bruce Schneier.
April 10, 2024, 5:00pm-7:00pm.
Science Center Lecture Hall D, 1 Oxford Street, Harvard University
A roundtable hosted by the STS Undergraduate Fellows, with faculty panelists Amanda Claybaugh, Jeff Flier, Ned Hall, Julie Reuben, Dan Schrag, and Larry Summers in conversation with student panelists Tommy Barone '25, Hannah Duane '25, Ari Kohn '26, Eric Li '24, and Jeremy Ornstein '24
April 26, 2024, 1:00-3:00pm.
HKS Democracy Lab Wexner 434B

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