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RESEARCH COMMITTEE 23: SOCIOLOGY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (2019-2021) Friday, 26 February 2021 Chair Nadia Asheulova Institute for the History of Science and Technology of the Russian Academy of Sciences   Co-chairs   Alice Abreu Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Leandro Raizer Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul   The presentation of RC23 ISA activity for 2019-2021 is available for the download below.
  

The IV ISA Forum of Sociology will be held online, starting on February 23, 2021 (9:00 BRT, Porto Alegre, local time)   RC23 Sociology of Science and Technology Tuesday, 23 February 2021 16:45 - 18:15 268 Academic Career, Research Networks and Professional Associations 22:00 - 23:30 269 University Career: Continuity and Transformation Wednesday, 24 February 2021 15:00 - 16:30 270 Science, Technology, and “Wicked” Social Problems: Integrating Diverse Sociological Perspectives 16:45 - 18:15 271 Posthumanism…
  

  The ISA Executive Committee has decided that the IV ISA Forum of Sociology Challenges of the 21st Century: Democracy, Environment, Inequalities, Intersectionality   will be held online, starting on February 23, 2021.   October 26 – November 12, 2020: Submission of new abstracts via online platform.   Steps and Instructions:   1. Title Enter your presentation title and select the session best suited for your abstract. Sessions: Academic Career, Research Networks and Professional Associations Bodies,…
  

Dear RC23 members,   As President of RC23, I welcome you to the Summer Issue of the RC23 Newsletter!   In this publication, in addition to the traditional sections, we included a special interview with Alice Abreu, our Vice President, about science and technology in Brazil. As everyone has been following, the situation in Brazil, the site of our next ISA Forum, has drawn world wide attention due to political crises, and the impacts suffered…
  

The ISA Executive Committee has decided to postpone the IV ISA Forum of Sociology in Porto Alegre until February 23-27, 2021. All activities that have been prepared will be maintained and the abstract selected for the Forum in July 2020 remain valid for the Forum in February 2021. We have set a new calendar that allows Research Committees, Working and Thematic Groups to update and re-open some of their panels. A new call for abstracts…
  

REGISTRATION The registration deadline for participants is March 19th 2020 24:00 GMT. Participants who fail to pay a registration fee by the deadline will be automatically deleted from the program. No extension of the deadline is possible. Please note that Forum Registration is not the same as ISA Membership, they are two separate payments. You do not have to be an ISA member to register, but members receive a discounted registration rate. Click here to…
  

Call for Abstracts Steps and Instructions: Title Enter your presentation title, and any comments to organizers. Keywords Enter up to four custom keywords. Author(s) Add presenting author and any co-authors. There is a limit of seven (7) authors. Abstract Abstract text may not exceed 300 words and can be entered in either English, French or Spanish. Confirmation Review the content of your submission and click the 'Conclude Submission' button to receive a confirmation email. You…
  

Dear RC23 members, As President of RC23, I welcome you to the Spring Issue of the RC23 Newsletter! It is a Special Issue in Honor and Memory of Robert K. Merton & First Robert K. Merton Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Sociology of Science and Technology. The first award was presented to Professor Francisco Sagasti, a notable Peruvian social scientist, during the Session “In Memory of First RC23 President Robert K. Merton” at the…
  

Call for Abstracts Steps and Instructions: Title Enter your presentation title, and any comments to organizers. Keywords Enter up to four custom keywords. Author(s) Add presenting author and any co-authors. There is a limit of seven (7) authors. Abstract Abstract text may not exceed 300 words and can be entered in either English, French or Spanish. Confirmation Review the content of your submission and click the 'Conclude Submission' button to receive a confirmation email. You…
  

The Robert K. Merton Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Sociology of Science and Technology Purpose In honour and memory of Robert K. Merton, the social scientist known for founding the sociology of science and co-founder and first President of the Research Committee on Sociology of Science and Technology (RC23), the Committee has established The Robert K. Merton Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Sociology of Science and Technology. The award is intended to recognize…
  
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