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Discard Studies at Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S) 2013

Waste, pollution, and other externalities of “sociotechnical systems” are well represented at the Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S) annual conference this October in San Diego. This is a list of both full sessions relating to discard studies, as well as individual presentations speaking to broader issues waste and wasting address.

A cornucopia of waste at the Association of American Geographer’s Conference, April 2013

Once again, the AAG is rife with panels for the discard studies enthusiast. You can conceviably attend the entire week-long conference going to nothing but papers and panels on waste of one sort or another. Here is your guide to all things trashy at the conference in LA this April” Full Sessions: Producing Disease: Exposure, […]
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Registration open for TRASH Postgraduate Conference at the University of Sussex

TRASH is a one day postgraduate conference at the University of Sussex, and a curated evening of art, film and music at The Basement in central Brighton. It is organised and partly funded by Sussex Centre for Cultural Studies (SCCS). £10/£5 student. Register here. Evening of art, film and music – Thursday 13th September To […]
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CFP: The Life of New Materials | April 1 deadline

[via H-Urban] Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society Hagley Museum & Library Wilmington, Delaware Paper proposals are invited for a conference on November 17 and 18, 2011 that will explore the lives of the new materials that have made possible many of the technological advances of our age. Whether based on plant, […]
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Dirt Conference

Just in time for the holidays! This year’s New York Metropolitan Studies Association conference considers dirt: “What does it mean to call something dirty? How do we understand dirt and its opposite, cleanliness? How do we explain the points at which we draw the line between clean and dirty, what we embrace and what we […]
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