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TECHNOLOGICAL CULTURES 2010: A COLLOQUIUM SERIES

Featuring Morris Low, Christian Lamouroux, Christine Moll-Murata, Nina Lerman, Suzanne Moon, Gregory K. Clancey, and Karin Zachmann.

A series of colloquia and discussions explore the potential of emerging approaches on ″technology″ and ″technolgical cultures″ to generate productive new methods and themes. A process of discussion and feedback over the following days culminating in interviews and discussions which can be accessed or downloaded.

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January 19

Technological Culture in Meiji Japan
Morris Low (University of Queensland)
 

Interview

Discussion


January 26

About Rules and Standards: Defining the Validity of Work and its Products
•    Christian Lamouroux (EHESS, France/CNRS, Beijing)

Interview

•    Christine Moll-Murata (University of Bochum)

Interview


February 16

Technology: Defined by Exclusion?
Nina Lerman (Whitman College)
 

Interview


March 16

A Strong Multiculturalism: De-centering the Themes in the History of Technology
Suzanne Moon (University of Oklahoma)
 

Interview


April 6

Perspectives on Technology: Towards a History of Emergency
Gregory K. Clancey (National University of Singapore)
 

Interview


June 1

(Cold War) Technologies: Political Constructs, Material Practices, Cultural Meanings
Karin Zachmann (TU München, Zentralinstitut für Geschichte der Technik)
 

Interview

November 4

Neolithic, Chalcolithic and Bronze Age Interaction in the Persian Gulf and Western Indian Ocean
Daniel Potts (University of Sydney)

 

Interview

to be continued



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