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Lecture with Sheila Jasanoff (Harvard University)

2022 winner of the prestigious Holberg Prize, Prof. Sheila Jasanoff, will visit Aarhus University to deliver the closing keynote at the annual meeting of the Danish Association for Science and Technology Studies (DASTS). The keynote is entitled Science and the New Constitutionalism. Limited seats are available for students and faculty on a first come, first serve basis.

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Fredag 3. juni 2022,  kl. 13:30 - 15:00


Peter Bøgh Andersen Auditorium (Finlandsgade 21)

Sheila Jasanoff is Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies at the Harvard Kennedy School. A pioneer in her field, she has authored more than 130 articles and chapters and is author or editor of more than 15 books, including The Fifth Branch, Science at the Bar, Designs on Nature, The Ethics of Invention, and Can Science Make Sense of Life?

Her work explores the role of science and technology in the law, politics, and policy of modern democracies. She founded and directs the STS Program at Harvard; previously, she was founding chair of the STS Department at Cornell. She has held distinguished visiting appointments at leading universities in Europe, Asia, Australia, and the US. Jasanoff served on the AAAS Board of Directors and as President of the Society for Social Studies of Science. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She was selected as the 2022 recipient of the Holberg Prize – dubbed the Nobel prize for social science and humanities- for her prolific and pioneering efforts in the field of science and technology studies.

She has also been the recipient of SSRC’s Hirschman prize, the Humboldt Foundation’s Reimar-Lüst award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, an Ehrenkreuz from the Government of Austria, and foreign memberships in the British Academy and the Royal Danish Academy. She holds AB, JD, and PhD degrees from Harvard, and honorary doctorates from the Universities of Twente and Liège.