Program on Science, Technology and Society at Harvard

Harvard Kennedy School of Government | Harvard University

Technological Visions and Revisions: An STS Workshop

Alfred Nordmann

Technical University of Darmstadt

April 4, 2014, 9:00am-5:00pm
Malkin Penthouse, 4th Floor Lit


This workshop draws together several strands of current research on sociotechnical imaginaries in the STS Program at Harvard. Through multiple engagements with new, emerging, and reemerging technologies, the workshop explores the material, discursive, and political resources with which societies create shared visions of what they want, or do not want, from advances in technology. Of primary interest throughout is the connection of remembered technoscientific pasts to the threats and promises of imagined futures.

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