søndag den 31. oktober 2010

Kold krig kolde steder - STMC-møde


The title of the PhD.-workshop is “Reflections on the knowledge/power nexus in the Global Cold War”, with John Krige, Georgia Tech, School of History, Technology and Society.

Time: 9 December 2010, 9-11.30 AM
Place: Meeting Room, Department of Science Studies, Building 1110, Aarhus University.

Participation in the PhD-workshop is awarded 1 ECTS.
To register for this event and request required readings please contact stm@hum.au.dk, no later than 2 December at 10 AM.
Travel costs will be reimbursed for students from other places than Aarhus University.

The Conference:

The title of the conference is “Cold War science, colonial politics and national identity in the Arctic”.

Time: 9 December 2010, 13.00-17.00
Place: Meeting Room, Department of Science Studies, Auditorium, Building 1110, Aarhus University.

Session 1: 13.00 – 14.45
"The Unreliable Nation: Science and theTechnopolitics of Failure"
Edward Imhotep-Jones, Science and Technology Studies, York University, Toronto, Canada

"Elements for a transnational history of cold war science: Asymmetry, hybridity and national identity"
John Krige, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA

14.45-15.15 break

Session 2: 15.15 – 17.00
"Cold War and Cold Science. Greenland in Danish-American Relationship 1945-1968."
Thorsten Boring-Olesen, Dept. of History, Aarhus University, Denmark

"Exploring Greenland: Denmark, the US Military and Science and Technology in the Cold War"
Matthias Heymann, Dept. of Science Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark

To read abstracts please go to http://stm.au.dk/uploads/media/cold_war_abstracts.pdf
For information on both events please seen attached posters.
Coffee, tea and fruit are provided.
Please register for one or both events at stm@hum.au.dk before 2 December at 10 AM.

Best wishes
Helene Sloth Borgholm, STMC, Network for Science, Technology and Medicine Studies
Aarhus University, Building 1465-615
Jens Chr. Skous Vej 7, DK-8000 Aarhus C
Email: idehsb [at] hum.au.dk