Program on Science, Technology and Society at Harvard

Harvard Kennedy School of Government | Harvard University

Fall 2009

August 19, 2011

Sep. 14:
Sam Schweber (History of Science, Brandeis)
Hans Bethe: Writing a Sociological Biography

Sep. 21:
Jimena Canales (History of Science, Harvard)
A History of A Tenth of a Second

Sep. 29:
Etienne Benson (Center for the Environment, Harvard)
Leviathan and the Whale

Oct. 5:
Harriet Ritvo (History, MIT)
Making Animals Wild

Oct. 19:
Samuel Evans (STS Program, Harvard)
Anomalies in the Classification of Technology: Illustrations from the Military/Non-Military Divide

Oct. 26:
Ian Schillinger (U.S. Navy)
Sea Stories: What the Nuclear Navy taught me about Systemic Risk

Nov. 2:
Daniel Metlay (U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board)
Yucca Mountain: Reflections on a Repository Sixty Years in the Making

Nov. 9:
Sophia Roosth (STS, MIT)
Crafting the Biological: Open-Sourcing Life Science, from Synthetic Biology to Garage Biotech

Nov. 16:
Jay Aronson (History, Carnegie Mellon University)
Truth Commissions: Technologies of Repair or Social Autopsies?

Nov. 23:
Mary-Jo Good (Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School)
Technologies of Intervention and Trauma Treatment in Postconflict Aceh, Indonesia

Nov. 30:
Kris Saha (Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, MIT)
Constructing and Deconstructing Disease in a Dish