On 24 June the European University at St Petersburg organized a roundtable on the blindspots of decarbonization debates, featuring some of Russia's leading climate scientists: Vladimir Kattcov, Oleg Anisimov, Natalia Lukina, Sergey Kirpotin, Irina Kurganova. The roundtable was moderated by Oleg Kharkhording (EUSP).
Following the steps of Elon Musk, groups of enthusiasts appear in Russia to explore space and master space technologies on an amateur basis. The amateurs attempt to create, test, and implement functioning artifacts that also containt performative elements.
On March 15th, as part of the Regular seminar of the STS Center, Denis Sivkov (Institute for Social Sciences, RANEPA, Moscow) will give a talk entitled Russian "Craft" Space Exploration. The seminar will begin at 18:00 in room 218, 1 Shpalernaya St.
On February 28th, as part of the Regular seminar of the STS Center, Andrei Korbut (HSE Moscow) will give a talk entitled "Sorry, but I Can Answer your Question, too": Methods of Reaching Conversational Misunderstanding between Human and Robot. The seminar will begin at 18:00 in room 218, 1 Shpalernaya St.
On January 25th, STS Center hosts an open seminar featuring a lecture by Elena Kochetkova (HSE, Saint Petersburg) and Pavel Pokidko (independent researcher) "Innovations in Post-War USSR: Power, Engineers, and Resources." The seminar will begin at 18:00 in room 210, 1 Shpalernaya St.
On January 15th, as part of the Regular seminar of the STS Center, Irina Antoschuk (STS Center, EUSP) will give a talk "'Migration Is not an Easy Thing…' — Why Scientists Can Be Migrants Too, or the Dark Side of Transnational Academic Mobility." The seminar will begin at 17:00 in room 210, 1 Shpalernaya St.
On 14 December at 6.00 p.m. within the framework of the Regular seminar, STS Center hosts a presentation by Natalia Nikiforova (Polytechnic University of Peter the Great) "Cultural history of electricity: the promotion and reception of technical innovations in the late nineteenth century" (room 210, Shpalernaya street, 1).
November, 30 at 6.00 p.m. as the part of the STS Center Regular seminar will be head a lucture by Sergei Astakhov "People = Things? Symmetry in actor-network theory" (Gagarinskaya street, 6/1, 210 auditorium)
November, 20, 5.00 - 7.00 p.m. As part of the STS Center Regular seminar will be held the presentation by Sergei Mokhov: "A Perfect failure: the market of ritual services and infrastructure quest.”. (Gagarinskaya, st. 6/1, 217 auditorium)
On November, 2, STS Center research fellows held a section of "STS in action" at the conference "The contours of the future: technology and innovation in cultural context". The idea was that the format of the fair projects of the Center, discuss their results and prospects.
On October, 11 Konstantin Glazkov, a sociologist from the Higher School of Economics, gave a talk on issues of location-based games and player behavior in the public space ("What's wrong with location-based games, or as a radical art projects remained within the bounds of public decency?")
30 October, 5.00 - 7.00 p.m. As part of the Regular seminar of the STS Center will be held the presentation by Alina Contareva: "How to analyze movement? Coding “glitches” in the game “Play the Knave”.
16 - 18 October the scientific staff of the STS of Center Lilia zemnukhova and Nickolay Rudenko will take part in Moscow international forum for innovative development 2017 "Open innovations" in Technopark "SKOLKOVO".