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Programme 1st Annual IAS-STS Conference

7th - 8th June 2001, Graz
 
Institute for Advanced Studies on Science, Technology and Society, Graz, Austria
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VT), Blacksburg, U.S.A.
Inter-University Research Centre for Technology, Work and Culture (IFZ), Graz, Austria
 
Programme
 
Wednesday, 6th June
 
19:00 Welcome dinner-party, Hotel Gollner
 
Thursday, 7th June
 
9:00 -9:30
 
Introduction:
Arno Bammé, Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies on Science, Technology and Society
Maria Rentetzi, Doctorate Candidate in STS Program, VT and Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies on Science, Technology and Society.
 
session 1
chair: Ellen Balka
 
Methodology
 
9:30-10:15
Joseph Pitt:
The Dilemma of Case Studies; Toward a Heraclitian Philosophy of Science.
 
10:15-11:00
Richard Burian:
On the Value of Case Studies of Recent Science for the History and Philosophy of Science.
 
11:00-11:45
Aristides Baltas:
History and Philosophy of Science and STS: the Links.
 
lunch break
 
session 2
chair: Aristides Baltas
 
Philosophy of Technology
 
14:45-15:30
Vitaly Gorokhov:
Problems of Assessment of Scientific and Technological Development.
 
15:30-16:15
Günter Getzinger:
Technology and the Loss of the Tactile.
 
coffee break
 
session 3
chair: Ulrich Dolata
 
Technology Policy
 
16:45-17:30
David Mercer:
Institutional Ecologies and Scientific Method Discourses in Legal and Regulatory Settings.
 
17:30-18:15
Harald Rohracher:
User Participation in Environmental Innovations.
 
Friday, June 8
 
session 1
chair: Wilhelm Berger
 
Teaching STS
 
10:00-10:45
Ellen Balka:
Moving from Chaos to Socially Aware Technology Designs: Reflections on the Courtship of Theory and Praxis
 
10:45-11:30
Bernhard Wieser:
Public Understanding of Genetic Engineering
 
coffee break
 
session 2, chair:
Ernst Kotzmann
 
Panel-Discussion:
International Perspectives in Teaching STS: Experiences and Programs
 
12:00-13:30
Panel: Richard Burian, Joseph Pitt, David Mercer, Vitaly Gorokhov, Michalis Assimakopoulos, Bernhard Wieser, Ariella Vraneski
 
16:00
Excursion to the Styrian Vineyards

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