Program on Science, Technology and Society at Harvard

Harvard Kennedy School of Government | Harvard University

Spring 2013

January 14, 2013

Feb. 4:
Elizabeth Lunbeck (Vanderbilt/Harvard, History of Science)
Horrible Bosses: Analyzing Workplace Dysfunction

Feb. 12:
Jean Comaroff (Harvard, African and African American Studies/Anthropology)
Divine Detection: Crime and the Metaphysics of Disorder
Date and Location Change: Tuesday, HUCE Seminar Room, 24 Oxford Street

Feb. 25:
Hanna Rose Shell (MIT/STS)
SPEAKER CANCELLATION: Shoddy Heap: Textile Waste Processing and Alien Flora

Mar. 4:
Ryan Shapiro (MIT/HASTS)
'A Vote Against Beagles is a Vote Against Apple Pie': The Pentagon Poison Gas Experiments, 1973-1975

Mar. 11:
Charles Rosenberg (Harvard, History of Science)
The Tyranny of Diagnosis: Disease in History and History in Disease

Mar. 25:
Lukas Rieppel (Northwestern,STS)
Assembling the Dinosaur: Money, Museums, and American Culture, 1870-1930

Apr. 1:
Brice Laurent (Ecole des Mines, Paris and Harvard, STS)
A Common European Space? Harmonizing the Sustainability of European Biofuels

Apr. 8:
Stephanie Dick (Harvard, History of Science)
Coded Collaboration: Doing Mathematics with Computers in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century

Apr. 15:
Henry Turner (Rutgers, Radcliffe Institute)
Corporations in the Scientific and Political Life of Early Modern England

Apr. 22:
Henry Cowles (Princeton, History)
Vocabularies of Method: Pragmatism and the History of Science

Apr. 29:
Kaushik Sunder Rajan (Chicago, Anthropology)
Courting Innovation: The Constitution(s) of Indian Biomedicine