Program on Science, Technology and Society at Harvard

Harvard Kennedy School of Government | Harvard University

Spring 2011

July 8, 2011

Jan. 31:
Patrick Taylor (Children's Hospital, Harvard)
Virtue, Probability, Relationships, and Confusion: Conflicts of Interest and Incompletely Theorized Notions of Scientific Sainthood

Feb. 7:
Jo Guldi (Harvard Society of Fellows)
Britain Invents the Infrastructure State

Feb. 14:
David Jones (STS, MIT)
'Strange Facts,'Evocative Maps, and the Puzzles of Geographic Variation in Medical Practice

Feb. 28:
Christopher Winship (Sociology, Harvard)
Genesis of Justice: Boston Cops, Black Ministers, and Youth Violence

Mar. 7:
William Hurlbut (Stanford University Medical Center)
Stem Cells, Embryos, and Ethics: A Continuing Controversy

Mar. 21:
John Mathew (History of Science, Harvard)
Encountering Fauna in Late 18th- and Early 19th-century Euro-colonial India

Mar. 28:
Talia Fisher (Law, Tel Aviv University)
Probabilistic Sentencing

Apr. 4:
Ghislain Thibault (History of Science, Harvard)
Communicating Electricity: A Media Archaeology of Wireless Power Transmission

Apr. 11:
Duana Fullwiley (Anthropology, Harvard)
When State Economy and Population Biology Meet: The Powers of Association and 'Mild' Sickle Cell Anemia in Senegal, West Africa

Apr. 18:
Ruha Benjamin (Sociology, Boston University)
A Lab of Their Own: Genomic Sovereignty as Postcolonial Science Policy?

Apr. 25:
Xaq Frohlich (STS, MIT)
Accounting for Taste: Regulating Diet and Health on Food Labels

May. 2:
Eddie Haam (Applied Mathematics, Harvard)
Pattern Recognition Algorithm for Climate Sciences