Department of Science and Technology Studies

Science, technology and innovation shape life in modern societies in countless ways. Some of these are perceived as positive, others are deeply controversial. In turn, policy, corporations, the media and other societal actors influence how knowledge and technologies are produced. Science and technology studies analyzes these interactions, and aims to foster critical and reflexive debates on the relations of science, technology and society.

 News & Events

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This workshop, held from 5-6 May, seeks to critically examine and reflect upon STS in the context of central Europe (CE).

14.04.2022 10:00

Talk by Prof. Amade M’charek (University of Amsterdam) about the

RaceFaceID project: The Absent Presence of Race in Forensic Identification


Patrick PIETERS, 26.04., 12:00

Péter MAKAI-BÖLÖNI, 28.04., 16:00


Read here the latest article written by Ulrike Felt and Florentine Frantz.


Read now the new blog post written by Marie Rathmann!


Join us at on Thu 24 Mar at 4pm for a film screening produced by students of the 'Visual Ethnographies of Science' course taught by Sarah Davies.

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 New Publications

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Tybjerg K, Whiteley L, Davies S. Object Biographies: The Life of a Hacked Gene Gun. In Felt U, Davies S, editors, Exploring Science Communication. Sage Publications Ltd. 2020. p. 69-87

Mayer K. Open Science Diplomacy. In Young M, Flink T, Dall E, editors, Science Diplomacy in the Making: Case based insights from the S4D4C project. 2020. p. 133-215

Chlormann M, Klimburg-Witjes N. Space Debris Sustainability: Understanding and Engaging Outer Space Environments. In Madi M, Sokolova O, editors, Space Debris Peril: Pathways to Opportunities. : Capacity Building in the New Space Era. 1 ed. Boca Ranton: CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group. 2020

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