Program on Science, Technology and Society at Harvard

Harvard Kennedy School of Government | Harvard University

Spring 2022

January 14, 2022

Jan. 31:
Michelle Spektor (MIT HASTS)
Quantifying the 'National Physique': Deterioration, Degeneracy, and the Proposed British National Anthropometric Survey of 1904

Feb. 7:
Madisson Whitman (Center for Science & Society, Columbia)
As Close to Robot as Possible: The Making of Data Subjects in Higher Education

Feb. 14:
Tiffany Nichols (History of Science, Harvard)
Expanding the Astrophysics Laboratory: Environment, Ecosystem, and Experiment

Feb. 28:
Jason Jackson (DUSP, MITl)
Moral Orders of Capitalist Legitimacy In India

Mar. 7:
Laura Diaz Anadon (Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance, Cambridge University)
Technology Spillovers in the Energy Transition

Mar. 21:
Michaela Thompson (HUCE, Harvard)
Speaking (for) Sharks: Contested Expertise in Marine Conversation

Mar. 28:
Louis Hyman (ILR School, Cornell)
Migrant Labor and the Origin of Silicon Valley

Apr. 4:
Mary Gray (Microsoft Research, NE)
The Trouble with Dogfood: Towards a Theory of Mutuality in Computing

Apr. 11:
Gordon Hanson (Harvard Kennedy School)
Spatial Economic Analysis

Apr. 18:
Nicole Sintetos (Brown, Harvard STS)
Bureaucratizing Settler Colonialism: Race, Labor, and the Origins of the Bureau of Reclamation

Apr. 25:
Ya-Wen Lei (Sociology, Harvard)
Upgrading the Nation: Promise and Peril of Techno-Developmentalism in China