Science & Technology Studies

Science & Technology Studies is an international peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the advancement of scholarly studies of science and technology as socio-material phenomena, including their historical and contemporary production and their associated forms of knowledge, expertise, social organization and controversy. This includes interest in developing Science and Technology Studies' own knowledge production techniques, methodology and interventions.The journal welcomes all high quality contributions to that are based on substantial theoretical or empirical engagement with the multidisciplinary field of science and technology studies, including contributions from anthropology, sociology, history, philosophy, political science, educational science and communication studies.

Science & Technology Studies is the official journal of the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST) and the Finnish Association for Science and Technologoy Studies.The journal is open access and available electronically around the world, after a four month embarco on its latest issue, which is available only to subscribers and members of its host organizations.

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Call for Papers: Special Issue on Expertise and Its Tensions

2017-01-04
Contemporary societies are permeated by, and depend on, many kinds of expertise. Furthermore, expertise is commonly contested in various domains, such as environment, health, medicine and economics. Debates on expertise may involve struggles over ontologies or epistemic authority. These struggles can be about relations between lay and expert knowledges, but they might also emerge among scientific experts, or between distinct forms of expertise and ways of knowing. Furthermore, inter- or multidisciplinary endeavors create tensions as scientific experts from various fields need to fit together their approaches and unspoken or tacit aspects of their expertise. Read more about Call for Papers: Special Issue on Expertise and Its Tensions