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EASST 2022 – The politics of technoscientific futures

EASST2022 conference logo with title "Politics of technoscientific futures"

The next conference of the European Association for the Study of Science & Technology will be held in Madrid on June 29 – July 2, 2022.

Continuing the approach adopted in earlier EASST conferences, the 2022 conference involves a first stage call for tracks and convenors, with a subsequent call for papers and sessions. The conference will be organized in parallel thematic tracks that may run through part or the whole of the conference.

For a discussion of the conference location in EASST Review, check out Vincenzo Pavone’s editorial.

Key dates

  • Call for Panels and Tracks
    • Opens 1 October; Closes 22nd of November 2021
    • Tracks organizers informed by the 5th of December 2021
    • View Call
  • Call for Abstracts and Closed sessions
    • Open 10th December 2021; Closes 1st February 2022
    • Participants informed by the 28th of February 2022
  • Early registration opens on the 15th of March and closes the 25th of April
  • Late registration opens on the 26th of April and closes the 9th of May

EASST is looking for the new EASST Review Editor/s – Apply!

The EASST Review is the quarterly of the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST). Since its creation in 1982, the EASST Review has played a crucial role in the constitution of the field of science and technology studies in Europe and beyond. As a community-building knowledge infrastructure, the EASST Review has provided a heterogeneous space for learning about each other, debating about matters of common concern, and experimenting with other forms of writing. You can visit it online here: http://easst.net/easst-review/

In the last five years, the EASST Review has only begun to feature the work and stories of STS groups and/or departments based in Europe (section STS Multiple), tell the stories of different STS-related publication outlets (section Cherish, not Perish), stage debates about pressing political issues (section STS Live), as well as publish reports from STS and EASST-funded events in Europe and around the world. Currently, the Review comes out in January, April, July and September both as an online publication and in a downloadable PDF version. One important challenge for the EASST Review in the future is evolve its digital infrastructures, presence and identity. 

EASST Council is looking to appoint an editor or editorial team for the next four years. This honorary position is supported by an editorial board (to be renewed in conversation with the new editor), an editorial assistant and a graphic designer. The holder of this position becomes automatically a co-opted member of the EASST council. 

The main tasks of the editor/editorial team include:

  • Reaching out and communicating to potential authors of contributions to the different sections
  • Reviewing and copy-editing submitted contributions
  • Coordinating with EASST Council the publication of EASST announcements, reports on EASST-funded events, as well as reports on EASST biannual conferences
  • Coordinating and managing the publication process.
  • Participating and reporting about the EASST Review in the EASST Council meetings occurring twice a year throughout Europe.

If you are interested in becoming the new Editor/s of EASST Review, please submit an ‘expression of interest’ by January 10, 2020to the following email: easst@univie.ac.at Your expression of interest should include a CV (including a list of your participation in EASST related activities), as well as a one-page statement delineating your vision for the EASST Review.

Current EASST Review

EASST Review: Volume 40(2) July/August 2021