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Pre-conference lecture

We are delighted to announce that Annemarie Mol will be commencing the conference by giving a videoconference lecture entitled Where is my body? Questions of travel and boundaries on Wednesday 11th January 2011 4pm-6pm. This will be a wonderful forum in which participants will have the opportunity to engage with one of the lead academics in the field of Science and Technology Studies.

This is an event only open to registered conference participants and conference faculty.


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Registration link

The early bird registration is now closed. Please find the current link here Please remember that presenters are required to register before 12th December 2011.

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Registration is now open

Registration is now open at Please register for the early bird fee (£15) until 28th November. After this date the fee will be £20.

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Confirmed Alumni Speakers

Two Lancaster alumni will present plenary lectures on their current research which will also explore early career development:

Michal Nahman (PhD in Sociology 2005)
Senior Lecturer Health and Applied Social Sciences, University of the West of England

Raoni Rajão (PhD in Organisation, Work and Technology 2011)
Professor of Social Studies of Science and Technology, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

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2nd Postgraduate STS Conference
12-13th January 2012, Lancaster

Last year, the first Postgraduate Science and Technology Studies conference provided an inspirational and supportive atmosphere for the development of work in progress. Building on this success, we invite PhD students engaged in STS across the university to present their work, receive feedback and learn about the variety of STS research that is carried out on their doorstep. This conference will provide post-graduate students an opportunity to engage with their STS peers, to develop their work and to be part of a growing community of STS researchers.

In order to maximise feedback, accepted speakers are asked to prepare a paper prior to the conference which will be read by two members of faculty. Feedback from these two members and the audience will be given after the presentation on the basis of the submitted paper and the given presentation. Each presenter will be given 20 minutes for presentation and 20 minutes for discussion.

Registration will open on Monday 31st October, early bird rate £15 available until 28th November 2011 (£20 thereafter).
The deadline for abstract submissions (max. 500 words) is Monday 31st October 2011.


  • 31st October, 2011: deadline for abstract submissions (max. 500 words);
  • 14th November, 2011: confirmation of acceptance of abstracts;
  • 28th November 2011: early registration ends (£15, required for all presenters);
  • 12th December, 2011: deadline for paper submissions (max. 5000 words);
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