Du 25/06/2012 Au 27/06/2012

Onzième conférence annuelle du Science and Democracy Network (SDN)

Du 25 au 27 juin 2012, le Science and Democracy Network (SDN) de l’université d’Harvard a tenu sa onzième conférence annuelle à Paris. L’IFRIS a eu l’honneur d’accueillir cette conférence dans les locaux du CNAM.



Session 1 – Europeanization in the move

  • Brice Laurent (Centre de Sociologie de l’Innovation – Mines-ParisTech, France)
    Making European objects, constructing the European space of “responsible innovation”
  • Emanuel Bertrand (Centre Alexandre Koyré, France)
    The participation of organized civil society as seen by the European Commission
  • Henri Boullier (LATTS / Paris-Est University and IFRIS, France) et Pierre-Benoît Joly (INRA SenS and IFRIS, France)
    Epistemic Subsidiarity and European Integration: Lessons from European governance of GMOs and chemicals


Session 2 – The politics of nature

  • Les Levidow (Open University, United Kingdom) et TheoPapaioannou (Open University, United Kingdom)
    Promoting ‘sustainable bioenergy’ through socio-technical imaginaries: UK state bodies shaping and legitimizing technoscientific pathways
  • James Palmer (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)
    Identifying and interpreting policy-relevant knowledge in the face of wicked problems: The case of biofuels and indirect land-use change in Europe


Session 3 – Biopolicies, bioidentities

  • ShaiLavi (Tel Aviv University, Israel) et SkyGross (Tel Aviv University, Israel)
    Kosher Brain Death: A Clash of Medical, Lay and Rabbinic Optics in Israel
  • Melike Sahinol (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany) et Emre Sünter (Middle East Technical University, Turkey)
    Shifting science and technology by changing conceptions of religion and science in the case of ‘tüp bebek’ (‘tube baby’) »
  • Sang-Hyun Kim (Hanyang University, South Korea)
    The Politics of Bioethics in South Korea
  • Alessandro Blasimme (Inserm / Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse III, France)
    Borders of validity: contesting epistemic and regulatory authority in stem cell innovation


Panel discussion – STS and Law

  • Rafael Encinas de Munagorri (Université de Nantes, France), Stéphanie Lacour (CECOJI, CNRS, France) et Olivier Leclerc (Université Paris Ouest-Nanterre La Défense, France)
    « Legal Scholarship and Science and Democracy Network: How to Contribute? »


Session 4 – Science, Technology and their publics

  • SujathaRaman (University of Nottingham, United Kingdom)
    Making Science Public
  • Young-GyungPaik (National Open University, South Korea)
    Changing Regimes of Public Health and the Politics of Medical Knowledge in Contemporary South Korean HPV Vaccination Campaigns: A Challenge to Social and Health Activism
  • HelenPallett (University of East Anglia, United Kingdom)
    A decade of learning about public participation and climate change: institutionalising reflexivity?
  • Mads Dahl Gjefsen (University of Oslo, Norway)
    Establishing sociotechnical coal-collectives in Europe


Session 5 – Scientific Expertise in crisis

  • Hideyuki Hirakawa (Osaka University, Japan) et Masashi Shirabe (Tokyo Institute of technology, Japan) (Voir la vidéo)
    Double marginalization of Science and Democracy: Politics in the Risk Discourse on the Radioactive Risks in Japan
  • Javiera Barandiaran (University of California Berkeley, USA) et Manuel Tironi (Pontifical Catholic University, Chile)
    Expertise in crisis: the politics of choosing energy sources in Chile
  • Christophe Bonneuil (Centre Alexandre Koyré, France), Jean Foyer (Institut des sciences de la communication du CNRS, France) et BrianWynne (Lancaster University, United Kingdom)
    Molecular imperialism: the cultural politics of seeing and not seeing transgenes in Mexico


Session 6 – Institutions and Knowledge

  • JennyAndersson (Sciences Po, France) et Anne-GreetKeizer (Scientific Council for Government Policy, Netherlands)
    Governing the future. Institutional responses to problems of long term development in the Netherlands and Sweden
  • Alfred Moore (University College Cork, Ireland)
    Epistemic disobedience
  • Sebastian Pfotenhauser (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
    Understanding “best-practice transfer:” MIT’s international partnerships and the universalist assumptions of innovation
  • Adrian Ely (SPRU – Science and Technology Policy Research, United Kingdom)
    Backward-mapping: a tool for comparing civic epistemologies in multi-level studies of regulatory harmonisation?


Special session on Digital Platform for STS

  • Marc Barbier (INRA SenS and IFRIS, France) et Jean-Philippe Cointet (INRA SenS and IFRIS, France)
    Reconstruction of Socio-Semantic Dynamics in Sciences-Society Networks: Methodology and Epistemology of large textual corpuses analysis

Public Event: Science, Law and Democracy

  • Marie-Angèle Hermitte(CNRS – EHESS)
  • Sheila Jasanoff  (Harvard University – Responsible for the Science, Technology and Society Programme)