Program on Science, Technology and Society at Harvard|
Emerging Technologies and Regulatory Cultures
April 18, 2008, 10:00am-4:30pm
The workshop will focus on multiple sectors of emerging S&T, as well as on theoretical and empirical contributions from several disciplines. Participants will bring varied backgrounds in STS, history, anthropology, political science, public policy, law and sociology. The aim is to showcase the latest interdisciplinary thinking on regulation through new conceptual lenses that pay attention to the strategies, cultural contexts, and discourses of regulation.
Welcome :: 10:00am
Session 1: Comparative Regulatory Cultures :: 10:15am-11:45am
Session 2: Sites of Innovation :: 12:00pm-12:45pm
Session 3: National imaginaries of technoscientific developments :: 1:45pm-3:00pm
Sheila Jasanoff and Sang-Hyun Kim
Session 4: Changing rules and norms of democratic participation, deliberation, and reasoning :: 3:15pm-4:30pm
Regula Valérie Burri
Discussion and Wrap-Up
The final report of this workshop is available here (PDF, 135KB).