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International School for Sociology of Science and Technology

CALL FOR PAPERS

on May 17–18, 2023

XXXVII Session of the Samuel A. Kugel International School for Sociology of Science and Technology

will take place in Saint-Petersburg

Science and Society
in the Period of Modernization:
in Pursuit of Technological Leadership

 

Organizers of the XXXVII Session

S.I. Vavilov Institute for the History of Science and Technology of the of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St.Petersburg Branch

Saint-Petersburg Research Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Sociological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences – a Branch of the Federal Center of Theoretical and Applied Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Faculty of Sociology of St. Petersburg State University

23 Research Committee on Sociology of Science and Technology of the International Sociological Association (RC23 ISA)

Research Committee of Sociology of Science and Technology of the Russian Society of Sociologists

St. Petersburg Association of Sociologists

The program of the session includes discussion of the following topics:

●               The history of technology in a social context

●               Technology in its history

●               Technological leadership as a scientific problem

●               Technological sovereignty and the tasks of scientific development

●               Science and society in conditions of turbulence

●               History of scientific and technological revolutions

●               The Fourth Industrial Revolution: problems and prospects

●               History of Russian modernizations

●               Progress of science: myth or reality?

●               Limits of scientific and technological progress

●               Social implications of science: the role of science in the modernization of society

●               Optimal forms of organization of science as a research problem

●               International scientific and technical cooperation in the context of globalization

●               Russian science in the context of confrontation

●               Scientific sovereignty and leadership: similarities and differences of concepts

●               Ways to achieve technological sovereignty

●               Meritocracy and success in science

●               Modern career paths in science

 

Working languages: Russian and English.

Form of payment: participation is free, but accommodation, travel, meals are provided at the expense of the sending party or the participant's own funds.

 

Venue: The session will be held in the conference hall of the St. Petersburg Branch S.I. Vavilov Institute for the History of Science and Technology of the RAS, (Universitetskaya nab., 5 b, second floor)



Abstracts and applications for participation in

XXXVII sessions of the School are accepted only through the registration form

 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdmY09FDXkG9rdUCp1ZCwdlrrWRTYAwVGu5kJIcvoPpNWoxmw/viewform?usp=sf_link

Applications must be submitted by APRIL 5, 2023.

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The Organizing Committee welcomes the participation of young researchers, including students, postgraduates, interns, and teachers.

Following the results of the School's work, the articles of the participants will be published in the peer-reviewed yearbook "THE PROBLEMS OF SCIENTIST AND SCIENTIFIC GROUPS ACTIVITY" (indexed in the RSCI). The Editorial Board reserves the right to select manuscripts for publication.

 

Contact information:

Phone: +7 (812) 328-47-12

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Website: http://ihst.nw.ru/

 

Contact personnel:

Nadia A. Asheulova,

Victor A. Kupriyanov,

Natalia V. Nikiforova,

Anna A. Fedorova.

 

 


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