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    Organizers: International Sociological Association (ISA), Research Commitee 23 on Sociology of Science and Technology (RC23) St Petersburg Branch of the Institute for History of Science and Technology (IHST) of the Russian Academy of Sciences                     Partners: St Petersburg Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences House of Scientists - Palace of Grand Duke Vladimir                 The…
  

Organizers: International Sociological Association (ISA), Research Commitee 23 on Sociology of Science and Technology (RC23) St Petersburg Branch of the Institute for History of Science and Technology (IHST) of the Russian Academy of Sciences   Partners: St Petersburg Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences House of Scientists - Palace of Grand Duke Vladimir   Workshop Organizing and Selection Committee: Nadia Asheulova, Institute for History of Science & Technology of RAS, Russia Alice Abreu,…
  

Dear RC23 members, As President of RC23, I welcome you to the Summer Issue of the RC23 Newsletter! Last year, 2016, was a jubilee year for RC23, marking the semicentennial (50 years) of its existence. This issue begins with a brief history of the founding and legacy of RC23 and its contribution to the sociology of science and technology. There are lots of interesting facts and well-known figures associated with this legacy. For those of…
  

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1. How to present a paper Anyone interested in presenting a paper should submit an abstract on-line through a centralized website open from April 25 through September 30, 2017, 24:00 GMT. Please follow the below listed steps: Select session List of sessions is available in the relevant Research Committee, Working Group and Thematic Group section. The author is required to choose the RC/WG/TG session in which s/he wishes the abstract to be included. Submit abstract:…
  

ISA RC23 is holding an Interim Workshop this September in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The workshop has been scheduled to coordinate with the Annual Session of the Kugel School for Sociology of Science and Technology, thus allowing participation in both.   For additional information, see the attached posters.
  

Call for RC/WG/TG Sessions Proposals February 2 - March 15 From February 2 - March 15 the ISA website will be accepting session proposals from individuals interested in acting as organizers. On-line submission platform for Research Committees sessions will open on February 2 through March 15, 2017 at http://www.isa-sociology.org/en/conferences/world-congress/toronto-2018/call-for-sessions/ Please see the attached pdf for additional details.
  

50 YEARS OF AGE
05 August, 2016
The Research Committee on Sociology of Science was founded in 1966 and renamed Research Committee on Sociology of Science and Technology in 1993. RESEARCH COMMITTEE 23 OF THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION IS 50 YEARS OF AGE Presentation about history of RC23.
  

ROBERT K. MERTON AWARD
05 August, 2016
ISA Executive Committee has approved the establishment of Research Committee on Sociology of Science and Technology (RC23) award: THE ROBERT MERTON AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED CONTRIBUTION TO THE SOCIOLOGY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Purpose In honour and memory of Robert Merton, the founder and first president of the Research Committee on Sociology of Science and Technology, the Committee has established The Robert Merton Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Sociology of Science and Technology. The award…
  

BUSINESS MEETING
05 August, 2016
PRESENTATION FROM THE BUSINESS MEETING  OF RESEARCH COMMITTEE 23: SOCIOLOGY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (VIENNA,  Wednesday, 13 July 2016 14:15-15:45, Location: Hörsaal 6A P (Neues Institutsgebäude (NIG))
  
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