Plenary on IPSP at the EASST Conference in Barcelona, Aug. 31, 2016

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Rethinking Society for the 21st Century: Developing a Science and Technology Studies Perspective


  • Johan Schot, Introduction to the IPSP and the STS contribution
  • Saurabh Arora, Social Progress a Compass
  • Eden Media, Supranational Organizations and Technologies of Governance
  • Ulrike Felt, Perspectives for Democracy and Equality
  • Andy Stirling, Multiple Directions of Social Progress

Moderator: Fred Steward

Organizers: Saraubh Arora, Eden Medina, Ulrike Felt, Johan Schot, Andy Stirling

The session will be organized as a critical conversation. After a presentation of the main rationale behind the report and the STS contribution the panel will introduce three samples of the emerging themes. Subsequently the panellists will be open to challenge and engagement with conference participants through a moderated dialogue. For more details, click here.