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PhD CASE Studentship, Department of Sociology, Lancaster University.

Fully funded PhD CASE Studentship, Department of Sociology, Lancaster University Transitions in the technologies and practices of office work: Manchester’s administrative industries (1960-2017) With Manchester Museum of Science and Industry. This project investigates the relation between innovations in office technology - from filing cabinets and fax machines through to hard drives and email – and…
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InsSciDE – Inventing a shared Science Diplomacy for Europe – is launched

InsSciDE is a project funded through the European Horizon 2020 framework, under the coordination of Professor Pascal Griset, Sorbonne Université. It was launched at the National Academy of Medicine (Académie nationale de médecine), on 26th January 2018. The European Commission calls for the development of effective science diplomacy for Europe. InsSciDE responds to this call…
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Call for Papers workshop Columbia University“On the Natural History of Destruction: Technology, Politics and Material Transformation in Asia’s Long World War II”

Call for Papers: “On the Natural History of Destruction: Technology, Politics and Material Transformation in Asia’s Long World War II” Location Columbia University, Friday, October 5, 2018 Deadline for Abstract Submissions: Friday, April 6, 2018 This one-day workshop aims to illuminate the complicated relationship between political possibilities and material transformation in Asia during the catastrophe…
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Historian Jan-Pieter Smits endowed professor of Quantification of Sustainability at Eindhoven University of Technology

Prof. Jan-Pieter Smits was appointed endowed professor of Quantification of Sustainability in the School of Innovation Sciences at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). He delivered his inaugural lecture ‘Measuring what matters: a long-term view of sustainability’ January 26, 2018. Economic growth does not necessarily foster sustainable development. Jan-Pieter Smits examines which indicators are needed to…
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CfP Workshop Getting Value or Poison? Benefit – Harm Dilemmas in Efforts to Improve Life. Center for the History of Global Development, Shanghai University (deadline 15 February, 2018)

Workshop: Getting Value or Poison? Benefit – Harm Dilemmas in Efforts to Improve Life Workshop hosted by the Center for the History of Global Development, Shanghai University Time: 29/30 April, 2018 Place: Shanghai University, Shanghai The last two centuries have seen a dramatic increase in the release of toxic substances into the environment. Though the…
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HoNEST CfP: Atoms for Peace In Europe Around the Globe

  HoNEST Call for Papers:  Atoms for Peace In Europe Around the Globe Conference/Workshop in Barcelona, May 28-29, 2018   This is a call for paper proposals for a conference on the Atoms for Peace era (ca. 1954-1965).  The general focus of this conference is on public/society -- industry/government interactions.  We are interested in papers…
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