Category: Science & Technology Studies (STS)

STS Türkiye Bilim, Teknoloji ve Toplum Kış Okulu 2024: İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi’nde Başlıyor!

Heyecanla beklediğimiz STS Türkiye Bilim, Teknoloji ve Toplum Kış Okulu 2024, yarın başlıyor! Bu etkinlikte, İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Santral Kampüsü’nde gerçekleştireceğimiz üç gün boyunca farklı disiplinlerden araştırmacı ve akademisyenler STS ile ilgili teorik çerçeveler, kavramlar ve tartışmalar üzerine dersler verecekler. Bu kış okulunu düzenlemekte olan STS Türkiye Koordinasyon Üyeleri olarak, etkinliğin gerçekleştirilmesine destek veren İstanbul […]

Celebrating Milestones: Navigating the Post-Truth Era with ‘Science, Technology and Society for a Post-Truth Age: Comparative Dialogues on Reflexivity’ (Eds.: Onculer Yayalar & Şahinol)

After an extraordinary journey, it is with great excitement and pride that I can announce the publication of our book, “Science, Technology and Society for a Post-Truth Age: Comparative Dialogues on Reflexivity.” Co-edited with Emine Onculer Yayalar and published by Vernon Press, this collaborative effort signifies not just the conclusion of an intense undertaking but […]

Call for EASST-4S Session Papers: Transformed Social Differentiation Through Digital Transformation

📢 Exciting News! 🎉 My colleague Prof. Dr. Diego Compagna (Hochschule München) and I are thrilled to announce that our Open Panel Proposal for the EASST-4S 2024 Conference in Amsterdam has been accepted! Our panel is themed “Transformed Social Differentiation Through Digital Transformation,” and we’re now inviting abstract submissions to make this discussion as diverse […]

Worlds by Design. Mapping the Field of Interdisciplinary Design Studies

Online Lecture Series Organized by Prof. Dr. Claudia Mareis (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) I’m delighted to extend a cordial invitation to an intellectually enriching experience — the online lecture series titled “Worlds by Design: Mapping the Field of Interdisciplinary Design Studies,” thoughtfully organized by Prof. Dr. Claudia Mareis, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Institut für Kulturwissenschaft. Join me […]

Exploring the Landscape of Sociology of Science, Technology, and Medicine in the Middle East: Your Insights Needed!

Dear Colleagues, We hope this message finds you well. We are reaching out on behalf of the Turkish Scholarly Network for Science and Technology Studies ( with an exciting initiative. As part of our ongoing efforts to map the vibrant landscape of the Sociology of Science, Technology, and Medicine in the Middle East, we invite […]

Launching Türkiye’s First Academic STS Journal and Seeking Your Input for the Perfect Name!

I’m thrilled to share that the STS Ethics Meeting conference last week was a remarkable success. We had the pleasure of attending approximately 60 high-caliber presentations covering a diverse range of topics, including STS, ethics, sociology, philosophy, communication, science policies, anthropology, and more. A heartfelt thank you to all those who contributed to the success […]

“STS Meets Ethics” Conference 2023: Reflecting on Three Remarkable Days of Exploration

Today marks the end of three extraordinary and enlightening days at the “STS Meets Ethics” conference. In a world marked by climate change, environmental challenges, and the rapid advancement of technology, it has become essential to address these multifaceted issues through an interdisciplinary lens. The “STS Meets Ethics” conference, jointly organized by METU Applied Ethics […]

STS Meets Ethics – STS TURKEY & METU Applied Ethics Research Center Joint Conference 2023, October 31 – November 2 2023 (Ankara, Turkey)

We are thrilled to announce that this year’s STS TURKEY conference will be a joint conference, organized in collaboration with Middle East Technical University (METU) Applied Ethics Research Center (UEAM), and with the valuable support of UEAM, Bilkent University and STS Turkey. The event will take place at the Kültür ve Kongre Merkezi, METU Ankara, […]

Eine Vielfalt von Körperzukünften: Human Enhancement und die sozio-technische Perspektive

Als Soziologin am Orient-Institut Istanbul und Forscherin zum Thema Human Enhancement habe ich kürzlich Barbara Esser ein Interview gegeben, das im Magazin “Weltweit vor Ort” der Max Weber Stiftung im Themenheft “Zeitwende” veröffentlicht wurde. Der Beitrag “Eine Vielfalt von Körperzukünften” gibt Einblicke in meine Forschung und beleuchtet die Auswirkungen des Human Enhancement und somit Körpermodifikationen […]

Hybrid Workshop: Best Practices and Obstacles in Ethics Educationfor Technological and Scientific Challenges, April 27th-28th 2023, Athens

I am honored to have been invited as an expert to the hybrid workshop on “Best Practices and Obstacles in Ethics Education for Technological and Scientific Challenges,” which is organized as part of the EU ERASMUS+ project, ETHICS4CHALLENGES (E4C): Innovative Ethics Education for Major Technological and Scientific Challenges. This two-day workshop will take place on […]

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