Program on Science, Technology and Society at Harvard

Harvard Kennedy School of Government | Harvard University

Fall 2008

August 19, 2011

Sep. 22:
Myles Jackson (Polytechnic University)
The History of CCR5: Intellectual Property and Human Genetics

Sep. 29:
Anders Blok (Copenhagen University)

Oct. 6:
Yochai Benkler (Harvard Law School)
The Science of Cooperation and Progressive Social Theory

Oct. 20:
Robert Truog (Harvard Medical School/Children's Hospital)
Death, Brain Death, and the Ethics of Organ Transplantation

Oct. 27:
Alex Wellerstein (Harvard University)
Selling Secrecy: Laser Fusion, Classification, and the Turbulent 1970s

Nov. 3:
John Carson (University of Michigan)
Drawing Things Together: STS and the History of Science
    and at 4:00 pm, Science Center, Room 469,
    jointly sponsored by the Dept. of History of Science
What makes an "Unsound Mind"? Medicine, Law, and Competency in the Nineteenth-Century Courtroom

Nov. 17:
Sharon Traweek (UCLA)
Scientists' Career Narratives and Collaborative Research in Europe, Japan, and the US

Nov. 24:
Adelheid Voskuhl (Harvard University)
The Mechanics of Sentiment: Women Automata and the Culture of Affect in the European Enlightenment

Dec. 1:
Paul Shapiro (Humane Society of the United States)
Technology's Role in Factory Farming: Animal Welfare, Public Health, the Environment, and How to Make Progress

Dec. 8:
David Kaiser (MIT)
Searching for Stability: Nuclear Physics and Fraud at Cold War's End