Program on Science, Technology and Society at Harvard

Harvard Kennedy School of Government | Harvard University

Fall 2013

August 6, 2013

Sep. 9:
Bridget Hanna (Harvard, Anthropology)
The Anthropologist and the Conspiracy Theory: Suspicion and Research after Bhopal

Sep. 16:
Daniel Kevles (Yale, History)
A, B, Seeds: Advertising, Branding, and IP in an Emergent Industry

Sep. 23:
Shobita Parthasarathy (University of Michigan, Ford School)
Making Democracy in the Patent System: Comparing the Life Form Patent Battles in the US and Europe

Sep. 30:
Alvaro Santana-Acuña (Harvard, Sociology)
The Three Sides of a Nation-State: Cadastral Triangulation and the Making of Modern France

Oct. 7:
Adam Bly (Seed Media Group)
A New Narrative for Science in America

Oct. 21:
Yanni Loukissas (Harvard, Berkman Center)
Data Narratives of the Arnold Arboretum

Oct. 28:
David Keith (Harvard, SEAS)
What we can learn from the failure of climate policy

Nov. 4:
James Bergman (Harvard, History of Science)
Working on Climatic Time: Climatology and Labor Practices in Postwar Industrial Agriculture

Nov. 11:
Sherry Turkle (MIT, STS)
The Dystopian Presented as the Utopian: Does the Internet lead us to forget what we know about life?

Nov. 18:
Nate Towery (MIT, STS)
(Not) Getting from Us to We: Expertise as a roadblock to change in U.S. environmental organizations

Nov. 25:
Andrew Barry (University College London, Human Geography)
Interrogating the Anthropocene

Dec. 2:
S.M. Amadae (University of Ohio, Political Science)
Imagining the Neoliberal Subject: Nuclear Deterrence and the Prisoner's Dilemma