MCTS Visiting Professor Iris Eisenberger

Welcome to the MCTS' Visiting Professor Iris Eisenberger, who will be staying with us from November 20th through January 2018. Iris Eisenberger is a Professor of Law and has been Head of the Institute of Law at BOKU University since January 2016. She was faculty member at Vienna University's Law Faculty in the Department of Constitutional and Administrative Law, and has been visiting profe[mehr]

MCTS Extended Doctoral Workshop

“Practicing conceptual flexibility: Staging your research through the work of Stephen Hilgartner” This MCTS Extended Workshop invited doctoral candidates to an exercise of intellectual curiosity and conceptual playfulness: It challenged participants to reframe – and present – their own research through the lens of MCTS Visiting Professor Stephen Hilgartner’s oeuvre. A former Chair of the STS d[mehr]

Hot off the Press: Bedeutende Daten

Bedeutende Daten: Modelle, Verfahren und Praxis der Vermessung und Verdatung im Netz Herausgegeben von Thorben Mämecke (Universität Paderborn), Jan-Hendrik Passoth (MCTS) und Josef Wehner (Universität Bielefeld). Wer sich im Netz bewegt muss mit Beobachtungen rechnen. Mit immer geringerem Aufwand sind sowohl Regierungen, Wirtschaftsunternehmen, Meinungs- und Konsumforschung als auch Privatperso[mehr]

Professorship „Philosophy of Science and Technology“

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of Associate Professor or Full Professor in »Philosophy of Science and Technology« to begin in summer semester 2018. The position is a tenured W3 position. The professorship belongs to the TUM School of Governance (GOV) and will be affiliated with the Inte-grative Research Center (IRC) Munich Center for technolog[mehr]

MCTS Visiting Fellow Nona Schulte-Römer

In the week of October 23, the Innovation, Society & Public Policy (ISPP) group is hosting Nona Schulte-Römer. Nona is a postdoc at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) in Leipzig, where her new research focus is on the politics of Sustainable Chemistry. Previously, she worked in the research group “Cultural Sources of Newness” at the Berlin Social Science Centre (WZB). In her[mehr]