Call for papers ISA RC23 Sociology of Science and Technology

Call for Abstracts

14 April 2015 - 30 September 2015 24:00 GMT

Anyone interested in presenting a paper should submit an abstract on-line to a chosen session of the RC 23

The abstract (300 words) must be submitted in English, French or Spanish. Session proposals should relate either to the theme of the Forum and/or to the main themes and topics framing the regular activities of RC23 such as:

  • Social Studies of Science
  • Science and Technology Studies
  • History of SST
  • Research Policy
  • Science, Technology, Innovations and Society
  • Public Understanding of Science
  • Globalisation of Science and Technology
  • International Cooperation and Mobility of Scientists
  • Future of Universities and Academies: New Public Management
  • Communications in Science and Technology
  • Gender and Science and Technology
  • Social Positions and Social Roles of Scientists
  • Research Funding and the Dynamics of Science
  • Research Career Development
  • Inequalities through Science and Technology

RC23 will also organize a Young Researchers’ Forum. The session is directed specifically to junior scholars; this includes PhD students, post-doctoral fellows, and those in the first five years post PhD and at the beginning of their careers. The primary aim of the session is to give those new to the field of the Sociology of Science and Technology an opportunity to present their research proposals, their preliminary research finding, and their new ideas to an audience with experience in the field and an interest in their work. If you are interested in participating in the organization of this session please write to the program coordinators.

One of the sessions is on Recent Technological Developments and Its Implications for (better) Employment and is organised by António B. Moniz