July 12, 2011[news]
In November, The STS Program held a workshop in Cambridge entitled “Sociotechnical Imaginaries: Cross-National Comparisons” supported by a grant from the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. The workshop complemented the Program’s NSF-funded research project on the same theme.[news]
In October, STS Director Sheila Jasanoff delivered the Messenger Lectures at Cornell University on the theme “After Enlightenment: Rethinking Science’s Place in Democracy.”[news]
In August, the STS Program collaborated with the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and the European School of Molecular Medicine (SEMM) in Milan to host a summer school on Deconstructing and Reconstructing Life: From Classification to Design.[news]
In June, the STS Program received a generous grant from the Harvard University Center for the Environment (HUCE) to support varied activities at the intersection of STS and environmental studies.