Video of the Symposium on Critical Theory of Technology & STS

On Wednesday 20 April 2016, FASoS organized a symposium on Critical Theory & STS with Andrew Feenberg, Sally Wyatt, Wiebe Bijker, and others. Missed it? You can now watch the closing debate between Andrew Feenberg, Sally Wyatt, and Wiebe Bijker online!

Download abstracts of the talks or information on the participants.

The program is as follows:

9.30-10.00: Coffee
10.00-10.15: Opening Remarks: Andrew Feenberg’s Philosophy of Technology: Method, Design, & Politics (Dr. Darryl Cressman, Maastricht University)

Critical Theory & STS

10.15 –10.45
Critical Theory of Technology & STS
Prof. dr. Andrew Feenberg (Simon Fraser University)

10.45 – 11.00
Response to Critical Theory of Technology & STS
Prof. dr. Sally Wyatt (Maastricht University)

11.00 – 11.15
Response to Critical Theory of Technology & STS
Prof. Wiebe Bijker (Maastricht University)

11.15 – 12.15: Discussion & Questions

12.15 – 13.30: Lunch

Methodological & Conceptual Issues in the Philosophy of Technology

13.30 – 14.00
Introducing Design for Values: Re-introducing some old Problems
Dr. Pieter Vermaas (Delft University of Technology)

14.00 – 14.30
Technological Systems & Genuine Public Interests
Prof. dr. Hans Radder (VU University Amsterdam)

14.30 – 15.00
Philosophy of Technology Beyond the Empirical Turn
Mithun Bantwal Rao (Wageningen University)
15.00 – 15.15: Coffee Break

Critical Issues in Contemporary Technological Culture: Big Data
Moderator: Dr. Annika Richterich (Maastricht University)

15.15 –15.45
The Googlization of Medical Research: Ethics, Privacy, Power
Dr. Tamar Sharon (Maastricht University)

15.45 – 16.15
The Datafication of Listening
Dr. Robert Prey (University of Groningen)

16.15 – 16.30: Closing Remarks