Attending STS Turkey’s Winter School soon in Ankara

As the Turkish Scholarly Network for Science and Technology Studies, one of the objectives of STS TURKEY is to increase the visibility of STS in Turkey by promoting relevant field research and training activities. Regarding the aim of conveying basic STS theoretical frameworks, concepts and related discussions at introductory-level, last January, we organized our first Winter School supported by Orient-Institut in Istanbul.

The second STS TURKEY Science, Technology and Society Winter School will be held on 14-16 January 2020 at METU Design Factory, Ankara. The Winter School supported by Bilkent University and METU Design Factory will provide 10 lectures by senior researchers and professors from different disciplines within three days, and will be completed with a half-day discussion, where the participants come up their current research subjects. The lectures will be held in English or Turkish based on the title of the lecture.

The list of lectures and trainers is provided below.

STS ve Siyaset Çalışmaları
Asli Çalkıvik, Asst. Prof., Dr., Istanbul Technical University (ITU)

Digital Anthropology. Cases from Ethnographic Approaches to Algorithms and Blockchain Studies  
Erkan Saka, Assoc. Prof., Dr., Bilgi University

Responsible Research and Innovation
Robin Ann Downey, Dr., Lecturer, Bilkent University

Teknolojinin Toplumsal İnşası
Emine Öncüler Yayalar, Dr., Lecturer, Bilkent University

STS’de Niteliksel Yöntemler ve Nitel Veri Analizi
Melike Şahinol, Dr., Orient-Institut Istanbul

Disiplinlerarası Çalışmalar
Arsev Umur Aydınoğlu, Asst. Prof., Dr., Middle East Technical University (METU)

Etki Analizi
Teoman Pamukçu, Prof. Dr., Middle East Technical University (METU)

Biopolitics / Actor Network Theory
Eric Deibel, Dr., Lecturer, Bilkent University

Kadim Birliktelik: Bilimin Ekonomik Boyutu
Muhsin Doğan, Dr., Technology Development Foundation of Turkey (TTGV)

Feminist STS
Şafak Kılıçtepe, Dr., Independent Researcher

Organizers: Arsev Umur Aydınoğlu, Şafak Kılıçtepe, Emine Öncüler Yayalar, Melike Şahinol

Supporters: Bilkent ÜniversitesiODTÜ Tasarım Fabrikası


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