Think-Tanks and the Governance of Science: Guest Post by Martyn Pickersgill & Emilie Cloatre

Think-tanks play a key role in policy today. Yet, for scholars who are concerned with the dynamics within and between law and science, the place and impact of such organisations are often over-looked. To begin to remedy this, we held an event titled ‘Regulating Bioscience: Between the Ivory Tower and the Policy Room’ on the Read the full article…

Bio-Social Methods for a Vitalist Social Science (CFP, Workshop, Birmingham, 16 July 2013)

Workshop: Bio-Social Methods for a Vitalist Social Science University of Birmingham, Tuesday 16th July 2013 You are invited to attend a free workshop hosted by the Institute of Advanced Studies and the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham on “Bio-Social Methods for a Vitalist Social Science”.  Confirmed speakers include: Dr John Read the full article…

The Pandemic City: Governing Urban Health & Disease (Workshop, London, 26 June 2013)

The Pandemic City: Governing Urban Health and Disease This workshop examines concerns about health and illness and the role they play in shaping the governance of urban spaces, populations and bodies. Focusing on the intersection of technical projections and cultural imaginaries, it seeks to highlight how cities become objects of medical expertise and intervention and Read the full article…