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Panel – ‘Bilim, Teknoloji ve Toplum’ @ GSÜ

Panel – ‘Bilim, Teknoloji ve Toplum’ @ GSÜ

10 Mayıs 2019, Cuma | Galatasaray Üniversitesi, Yıldızhan Yayla Konferans Salonu 2016 yılında kurulan bağımsız araştırma platformu İstanbuLab, Türkiye’de az bilinen Bilim, Teknoloji ve Toplum (BTT) bakış açısı ile bilim ve teknolojiye dair eleştirel ve yapıcı güncel incelemeleri yaygınlaştırmayı amaçlıyor. İstanbuLab, Bilim, Teknoloji ve Toplum Çalışmaları (Science, Technology, and Society – STS) ile yakından ilgilenen akademisyen, aktivist ve sanatçılar için ortak çalışmaya dayalı ve disiplinler ötesi araştırma alanları sunuyor. Bu çalışmalarını alanla ilgili akademisyenler ve öğrencilerle buluşturmak için Galatasaray Üniversitesi ile elbirliğiyle hazırladığı paneli 10 Mayıs’ta gerçekleştiriyor.  Bilim ve teknolojinin toplumsal niteliğine ele...
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Pharmocracy: Value, Politics and Knowledge in Global Biomedicine | Prof. Kaushik Sunder Rajan @ Koç University

Pharmocracy: Value, Politics and Knowledge in Global Biomedicine | Prof. Kaushik Sunder Rajan @ Koç University

Public Talk 3 April 2019 | Koç University, Istanbul* “Pharmocracy: Value, Politics and Knowledge in Global Biomedicine” by Prof. Kaushik Sunder Rajan This talk elucidates the political economy of global pharmaceuticals as seen from contemporary India. The term “pharmocracy” refers to the global hegemony of the multinational, Euro-American, research and development (R & D)-driven pharmaceutical industry. It describes the ways in which this industry operates to institute forms of governance across the world that are beneficial to its own interests. Empirically, I will discuss the global harmonization of clinical trials and intellectual property regimes in India in the mid-2000s, arguing that these moves must be understood in terms of this expansion of multinational corporate he...
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Panel – ‘Advocating for science in contemporary states of authoritarianism’ @4S 2019 New Orleans

Panel – ‘Advocating for science in contemporary states of authoritarianism’ @4S 2019 New Orleans

Open Panel Call for Papers  September 4-7, 2019 | https://www.4s2019.org  Advocating for Science in Contemporary States of Authoritarianism STS IstanbuLab, Research Platform Authoritarian regimes and political practices have been on the rise in many countries of the world in the last decade. The relationship of this new wave of authoritarianism and science has been particularly tense, with the emergence of “post-truth” politics, rejection of scientific knowledge and authority where it is not compatible with the projects of the regime, and oppression of scientists and academics who are in opposition to the politics of the authoritarian states. There has also been resistance and discussions of how to engage with these political shifts, among scientists, activists, ...
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