Introduction: Talking STS

Engaging Science, Technology, and Society

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Title Introduction: Talking STS
 
Creator Mazanderani, Fadhila
Fletcher, Isabel
Schyfter, Pablo
 
Subject science and technology studies; STS
STS; interviews; history; science and technology studies; science studies; Edinburgh
 
Description Talking STS is a collection of interviews and accompanying reflections on the origins, the present and the future of the field referred to as Science and Technology Studies or Science, Technology and Society (STS). The volume assembles the thoughts and recollections of some of the leading figures in the making of this field. The occasion for producing the collection has been the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the University of Edinburgh’s Science Studies Unit (SSU). The Unit’s place in the history of STS is consequently a recurring theme of the volume. However, the interviews assembled here have a broader purpose – to present interviewees’ situated and idiosyncratic experiences and perspectives on STS, going beyond the contributions made to it by any one individual, department or institution. Both individually and collectively, these conversations provide autobiographically informed insights on STS. Together with the reflections, they prompt further discussion, reflection and questioning about this constantly evolving field.
 
Publisher The Society for Social Studies of Science
 
Contributor
 
Date 2018-07-12
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Non-peer-reviewed article

 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://estsjournal.org/index.php/ests/article/view/258
10.17351/ests2018.258
 
Source Engaging Science, Technology, and Society; Vol 4 (2018); 179-182
2413-8053
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://estsjournal.org/index.php/ests/article/view/258/152
 
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Rights Copyright (c) 2018 Fadhila Mazanderani, Isabel Fletcher, Pablo Schyfter
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0
 

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