Upcoming conferences

Making & Doing Transformations

EASST-4S 2024

Amsterdam, July 16-19, 2024

The 2024 quadrennial joint meeting of the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST) and the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) is hosted by the Athena – Research and Education Institute at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam). The conference theme is Making & Doing Transformations. For more information, visit the conference website.

Registration EASST-4S 2024 conference

The early bird registration for EASST-4S 2024 is open for just another week! If you are planning to attend, register by May 31 to get the Early Bird rate. Everyone who wishes to attend the conference should register online.

We strongly advise all active participants, meaning everyone with accepted content, to register as soon as possible, as registration is now open to all. We only have limited places available; once the conference is full, we will not be able to register you anymore.

Questions? Please send an email to the local organizing team via conference(at)

Previous conferences

The Politics of Technoscientific Futures

EASST 2022

Madrid, July 6-9, 2022
The conference website is currently unavailable.
View the book of abstracts (PDF) and/or the Final Programme (PDF) 

Locating and Timing Matters: Significance and agency of STS in emerging worlds

EASST-4S 2020

Prague HU & virtual from 18th-21st August 2020.
Browse the programme or view the conference website.

Meetings – Making Science, Technology and Society together


Lancaster UK from 25-28th July 2018.
Dowload the programme (PDF), browse the streams, panels or workshops or view the conference website

Science and Technology by Other Means – Exploring collectives, spaces and futures



Barcelona, Spain Aug 31 – Sept 3 2016.
Download the programme (PDF); conference tracks and plenaries

Situating Solidarities: social challenges for science and technology studies

EASST 2014

 Torun, Poland, September 17-19 2014.
View themes, tracks & papers; download the programme (PDF / EPUB); conference website

Design and displacement – social studies of science and technology

EASST 2012

Copenhagen, Denmark, October 17-20 2012.
Download programme (PDF) and abstracts (PDF)

Practicing Science and Technology, Performing the Social

EASST 2010

Trento, Italy, September 2-4 2010.
Abstracts of papers to the conference

Acting with Science, Technology and Medicine

4S-EASST 2008

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, August 20-23 2008
Abstracts of papers to the conference

Reviewing Humanness: Bodies, Technologies and Spaces

EASST 2006

Lausanne, Switzerland, August 23-26 2006.
Programme listing all papers to the conference

Public Proofs: Science, Technology and Democracy

4S-EASST Conference 2004

Paris, 25-28 August 2004.
Abstracts of papers to the conference

Responsibility under Uncertainty

EASST 2002

York, UK, 31 July-3 August 2002.
Programme listing all papers to the conference

Conferences 1992 – 2000

Worlds in Transition: Technoscience, Citizenship and Culture in the 21st Century, 4S-EASST Conference 2000 Vienna, September 27-30 2000.

Cultures of Science and Technology: Europe and the Global Context, EASST 1998, ISCTE, Lisbon, 30 September-3 October 1998.

Signatures of Knowledge Societies, 4S-EASST Conference 1996, Bielefeld, Germany, 10-13 October 1996.

Science, Technology and Change: New Theories, Realities and Institutions, EASST 1994, Budapest, Hungary, 28-31 August 1994.

Science, Technology and Development, 4S-EASST Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden, 12-15 August 1992