Month: December 2019

Call for abstracts: STS for a post-truth age: comparative dialogues on reflexivity #EASST4S2020

Open Panel # 166 STS for a Post-truth Age: Comparative Dialogues on Reflexivity Deadline: 2020, February 29. Please hand in your abstract via (Submission instructions: *** Panel abstract The linear model of knowledge creation and diffusion has frequently been criticized by STS scholars through an emphasis on social contexts of knowledge. Based on […]

Lecture on “Service Robots in Healthcare” @OliverBendel 18 Dec, 19h #OIIstanbul #CareRobots #SexRobots #SurgeryRobots #MachineEthics #InformationEthics #STStwitter don’t miss:

In his lecture at the Orient-Institut Istanbul on 18 December 2019, Prof. Dr. Oliver Bendel from Zurich, Switzerland is going to deal with care robots as well as therapy and surgery robots. He will present well-known and less known examples and clarify the goals, tasks and characteristics of these service robots in the healthcare sector. […]

Panel: Learning and Doing (Making) for a Healthy Society? with Assoc. Prof. Dr. Diler Öner & Zeynep Karagöz, 11 Dec, 19h #OrientInstitut Istanbul #innovation #makermovement #DIY #futureskills

Learning and Innovation Skills for the Future (Diler Öner): The purpose of this talk is to examine the educational outcomes we should be focusing on for the future. Drawing the parallels between industrial revolutions and education in history, I will discuss the potential transformations in education in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. I […]