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Program of "Geographies of Science"

Wednesday, June 27
Thursday, June 28
Friday, June 29
Saturday, June 30

Wednesday, June 27, 2007


 

Introduction: Welcome Address and Introduction into the Symposium
Peter Meusburger (Geography), University of Heidelberg (Germany)

 

Session 1: Settings and Debates
Chair: David Demeritt (Geography), King´s College London (UK)

Landscapes of Knowledge
David Livingstone (Geography), Queen’s University Belfast (Northern Ireland)

Coffee Break

General Discussion

 

Thursday, June 28, 2007


 

Session 2: Geographies of Science
Chair: David Livingstone (Geography), Queen’s University Belfast (Northern Ireland)

Global Knowledge?
Nico Stehr (Sociology), Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen (Germany)

Outer Space of Science: Reagentizing the Process of Knowledge Production in Developing Areas
Wesley Shrum (Sociology), Louisiana State University (USA)

Coffee Break

Session 3: Knowledge Production and Academic Disciplines
Chair: Nico Stehr (Sociology), Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen (Germany)

The Genesis and Future Relevance of the Disciplinary Structure of Science
Rudolf Stichweh (Sociology), University of Luzern (Switzerland)

Geographies of Knowledge Production in Different Academic Fields
Heike Jöns (Geography), Loughborough (UK)

General Discussion

 

Friday, June 29, 2007


 

Session 4: Networks of science I
Chair: Michael Bravo (Geography), University of Cambridge (UK)

Metaphors in Science Communication
Wolf-Andreas Liebert (Linguistics), University of Koblenz-Landau (Germany)

Coffee Break

Science, Policy and Public Participation: Reflections on the Whys, Whats, and Wheres
David Demeritt (Geography), King´s College London (UK)

General Discussion

Lunch

Session 5: Networks of Science II
Chair: Heike Jöns (Geography), University of Loughborough (UK)

Building New `Peer Communities´? NGO Networking and Environmental Science
Sally Eden (Geography), University of Hull (UK)

Coffee Break

New Smartness and the Making of Geographies of Knowledge at the World´s Fair: Morocco´s Participation at Expo 2000 in Hannover
Alexa Färber (Anthropology), University of Berlin (Germany)

General Discussion

 

Saturday, June 30, 2007


 

Session 6: Experiments and the Field
Chair: Richard Powell (Geography), University of Liverpool (UK)

What is a Geography of Trust in Scientific Field Practice?
Michael Bravo (Geography), University of Cambridge (UK)

Coffee Break

Mapping the American Way: Geographical Knowledge and the Development of the United States, 1890-1950
Alex Checkovich (History and Sociology of Science), University of Virginia (USA)

Testing Times: Experimental Policies in an Age of Emergency
Alexander Vasudevan (Geography), University of Nottingham (UK)

General Discussion

Lunch

Final discussion: Perspectives of Future Research into to the Geographies of Science

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