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STS and Democracy workshop happening!

Together with my co-organizers Irina Papazu (CBS) and Anne-Kathrine Pihl Vadgaard (ITU), I'm hosting an international workshop on "STS and Democracy" from 23-24 November 2017 at Aalborg University Copenhagen.
The workshop comprises 17 participants from 7 different European countries, including keynote presentations by Kristin Asdal (University of Oslo) and Andrew Barry (University College, London).
The aim of the workshop is to discuss and further develop chapter drafts for a future anthology on the topic of STS and Democracy, as laid out in the original call for participants: 
"Politics has been conceptualized in incredibly broad terms in STS (Brown 2015). At the same time, the more specific question ofdemocraticpolitics has often been left under-explored, allowing notions such as public participation to be imported as “off the shelf” ideals in STS (Marres 2012:ix). In this workshop, we ask what it would mean to work with democracy not as an implicit repository of ide…