Voodoo science and the missing controversy: Neuroscience as an integration project (Torsten H. Voigt)

Stadtpalais/Online Theaterstraße 75, Aachen

c:o/re Lecture Series: Cultures of Research On Wednesday, February 8th, Torsten H. Voigt, Professor for Sociology at RWTH Aachen University will talk about "Voodoo science and the missing controversy: Neuroscience as an integration project". The talk is part of the c:o/re Lecture Series: Cultures of Research. To participlate, please register with events@khk.rwth-aachen.de  

“Wissenschaft des Konkreten” Conference (German)

Stadtpalais/Online Theaterstraße 75, Aachen

Abstraktion und Konkretion lassen sich als komplementäre epistemische Operationen betrachten, die für die Literatur, die Wissenschaften und die Künste gleichermaßen konstitutiv sind. Sie sind wirksam in Prozessen des Fingierens und Entwerfens, in der Anverwandlung, Anordnung und Beschreibung empirischer Gegenstände, in der Begriffsbildung und Exemplifikation. Methoden und Kategorien der praxeologisch orientierten Wissenschaftsforschung aufgreifend, befasst sich die …

Turning Points in Reflections on Science and Technology: Toward Historicizing STS

Stadtpalais Theaterstraße 75, Aachen

This workshop investigates turning points in reflections on science and technology over the course of the 20th and 21st century. It aims at opening up the field by historicizing Science and Technology Studies from various historical turns. Furthermore, it aims at discussing the various notions of “historicizing STS". Please find here the program. Please register …

STS Hub. Towards encounters amongst STS scholars in Germany

RWTH Aachen, C.A.R.L. Claßenstraße 11, Aachen

Science & Technology Studies (STS) has become a recognised, delineated academic field in the international research landscape. In Germany, however, STS is rather dispersed among existing academic disciplines, research institutes, and loosely connected academic networks and associations. To strengthen the interconnectedness of STS in Germany, c:o/re co-organizes STS-hub.de, a conference series that brings together German …