Sociology of Science and Technology (SSTNET)

 

Convenors:
Raymund Werle:
Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies,  Germany
Marja Häyrinen Alestalo: Department of Sociology, University of Helsinki, Finland 
Luísa Oliveira: DINÂMIA / ISCTE,  Portugal (luisa.oliveira@iscte.pt)
Maarten Mentzel: 38 Johan de Wittstraat, 2334 AR Leiden, The Netherlands

- ROOM 1.3

Tuesday September 23   (14:00 - 16:00)

Session 1
Governing Science and 
Technology in the Era of Globalization

Chair: Raymund Werle

Author(s): Luis Suarez-Villa 
Institution: University of California, School of Social Ecology
Country: USA 
TECHNOCAPITALISM AND THE GOVERNANCE OF INNOVATION: AN ORGANIZATIONAL PERSPECTIVE
Author(s): Helena Jerónimo 
Institution: ISEG - Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão da Universidade Técnica de Lisboa (Institute of Economics and Business Administration of the Technical University of Lisbon)
Country: Portugal 
RISK AND UNCERTAINTY IN THE TECHNOSCIENTIFIC AGE
Author(s): Elena V. Koroliova 
Institution: Institute of Sociology, Russian Academy of Sciences
Country: Russia 
CHANGING ROLE OF SCIENCE IN THE ERA OF GLOBALIZATION
Author(s): McSorley, Kevin
Institution: Department of Sociology, School of Human Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford
Country: United Kingdom 
THE SECULAR SALVATION STORY OF THEGLOBAL DIVIDE
Author(s): Mike Thelwall 
Institution: School of Computing and IT, Wolverhampton University
Country: United Kingdom 
PATTERNS AND PROBLEMS OF CROSS-BORDER COLLABORATION: THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF THE HYBRID WEB

 


Wednesday September 24   (09:00 - 11:00)

Session 2
Governing Science and 
Technology in the Era of Globalization (cont.)

Chair: Maarten Mentzel

 

Author(s): Antti Pelkonen 
Institution: University of Helsinki, Department of Sociology
Country: Finland 
GOVERNING INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES - ISSUES ON TECHNOLOGY POLICY AND REGULATION IN FINLAND
Author(s): Peter Schilling 
Institution: Department of Economic History, Umeå School of Business and Economics
Country: Sweden 
SWEDISH SCIENCE POLICY 1981-2000. CREATING A FOUNDATION FOR MODE 2 KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTION?
Author(s): Karel Müller 
Institution: Faculty for Humanistic Studies, Charles University
Country: CR 
CHANGING GOVERNANCE PATTERN OF S&T IN A POST-NATIONAL AND INNOVATIVE SITUATION: CASE OF DEVELOPMENT IN PRAGUE´S REGION
Author(s): Franc Mali 
Institution: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences
Country: Slovenia 
THE CHALLENGES OF GLOBALIZATION FOR NATIONAL INNOVATION SYSTEMS IN SMALL TRANSITIONAL COUNTRIES

 

Wednesday September 24   (14:30 - 16:30)

Session 3
Governing Science and 
Technology in the Era of Globalization (cont.)

Chair: Maarten Mentzel

Author(s): Sven Hemlin and John Harming 
Institution: Centre for Research Ethics, Sahlgrenska Academy at Göteborg University
Country: Sweden 
THE CREATIVE KNOWLDGE ENVIRONMENT IN THE BIOTECH SECTOR. A STUDY OF WORK TEAMS.
Author(s): Mª Carmen Fernández and Reyes Corripio
Institution: Pontificia Comillas of Madrid University
Country: Spain 
CONTROVERSIAL INSTITUTIONAL FACTORS AFECTING INNOVATIVE ACTIVITIES IN THE EUROPEAN AGRIFOOD BIOTECHNOLOGY SECTOR
Author(s): Anna Olofsson, Saman Rashid and Susanna Öhman 
Institution: Mid Sweden University, Department of Social Science
Country: Sweden 
ATTITUDES TO GENE TECHNOLOGY THE IMPORTANCE OF INSTITUTIONAL TRUST
Author(s): Ingrid Geesink, Julie Kent,  Alex Faulkner and David FitzPatrick 
Institution: Cardiff University/ University of the West of England/ University College Dublin
Country: United Kingdom/ Wales/ Ireland 
THE GLOBALISATION OF RISK AND HUMAN TISSUE ENGINEERED PRODUCTS

 

Wednesday September 24 17:00 - 18:30

Session 4
Governing Science and 
Technology in the Era of Globalization (cont.)

Chair: Raymund Werle

Author(s): Les Levidow  
Institution: Centre for Technology Strategy, Open University Country: United Kingdom 
TRANS-ATLANTIC GOVERNANCE OF GM FOOD
Author(s): Reiner Grundmann and Nico Stehr 
Institution: Aston University, Business School
Country: United Kingdom 
POLITICS OF KNOWLEDGE FOR KNOWLEDGE SOCIETIES
Author(s): Jakob Edler 
Institution: Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research
Country: Germany 
THE EMERGENCE OF EUROPEAN RESEARCH AREA: AN INTER-TEMPORAL COMPARISON TO MAKE SENSE OF A NEW EUROPEAN RTD POLICY APPROACH

Author(s): Erkki Kaukonen 
Institution: Tampere University, Group for Science, Technology and Innovation Studies (TaSTI)
Country: Finland 
THE CONCEPT AND PRACTICE OF INTERNATIONALITY IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: A SMALL COUNTRY PERSPECTIVE

 

Wednesday September 24   (19.00 - 20.30)

Business Meeting


Thursday September 25   (09:00 - 11:00)

Session 5 
Governing Science and 
Technology in the Era of Globalization (cont.)

Chair: Marja Häyrinen-Alestalo

 

Author(s): Milan Jaros 
Institution: Centre for Research in Knowledge Science and Society, Newcastle University
Country: United Kingdom 
FRAGMENTATION AND TERRITORIALISATION OF KNOWLEDGE IN CONDITIONS OF POST-1990 GLOBALISATION: A CASE STUDY
Author(s): Luísa Oliveira 
Institution: Dinâmia -University of Lisbon
Country: Portugal 
GLOBALISATION AND LOCALISATION: THE TWO SIDES OF THE SAME COIN?
Author(s): Gotthard Bechmann 
Institution: Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe GmbH, Technik und Umwelt Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS)
Country: Germany 
THE GLOBALISATION OF RESEARCH: THE EXAMPLE OF FUSION RESEARCH
Author(s): Johanna Hakala and Pasi Koski 
Institution: University of Tampere, Research Institute for Social Sciences
Country: Finland 
INTERNATIONALISING THE FINNISH SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY SYSTEM: CONVERGENCE AND DIVERGENCE OF AIMS, RESOURCES AND FUTURE PROSPECTS

 

Thursday September 25   (14:30 - 16:30)

Session 6
Governing Science and 
Technology in the Era of Globalization (cont.)


Chair: Marja Häyrinen-Alestalo

 

Author(s): Reyes Corripio and  Lorenzo Marroig Pol 
Institution: Department of Defense  and Pontificia Comillas of Madrid University (Corripio, Reyes)
Country: Spain 
REGULATIONS OF DUAL USE TECHNOLOGY IN THE ERA OF GLOBALIZATION
Author(s): Nikos Papadakis and Theodora Rozakis, 
Institution: University of Crete; Department of Political Science,  Department of Philosophical Sciences 
Country: Greece 
CONSTRUCTING THE "NETIZEN": POWER, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND CITIZENSHIP AND THE INTERNET. A POLITICAL-SOCIOLOGICAL APPROACH
Author(s): Karsten Weber 
Institution: European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)
Country: Germany
SOCIAL ASPECTS OF NON-PROPRIETARY SOFTWARE AS AN EXAMPLE OF COORDINATED BUT NON-INSTITUTIONAL TECHNOLOGY AND KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTION
Author(s): Martin Zagler and Brigitte Unger 
Institution: Vienna University of Economics & B.A.
Country: Austria 
INSTITUTIONAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL DETERMINANTS OF PRODUCT INNOVATIONS
Author(s): Johanna Ulmanen and  Louk de la Rive Box
Institution: Maastricht University, Department of Technology and Society Studies (TSS)
Country: The Netherlands 
DIFFERENT, STILL COMPLEMENTARY? A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF DONOR POLICIES ON BIOTECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT - THE CASES OF THE NETHERLANDS AND SWEDEN

 


Friday September 26 09:00 - 11:00

Session 7
New Technologies in Ageing Societies

Chair: Luísa Oliveira

Author(s): Britt Ostlund 
Institution: Institute for the Study of Ageing and Later Life (Linkoping University Sweden)
Country: Sweden 
GERONTECHNOLOGY
Author(s): Heidrun Mollenkopf and Roman Kaspar 
Institution: The German Centre for Research on Ageing at Heidelberg University
Country: Germany 
ELDERLY PEOPLE AND NEW TECHNOLOGY - OBJECTIVE AND SUBJECTIVE CONDITIONS FOR USEFUL APPLICATIONS
Author(s): Artemio Baigorri and Mar Chaves 
Institution: Universidad de Extremadura, Grupo de Investigacion en Estudios Sociales y Territoriales
Country: Spain 
WELFARE STATE AND AGEING IN THE TELEMATIC SOCIETY
Author(s): Kamini Anthonysamy, Ramachandran Ramasamy and Suppan Dorairaj 
Institution: National Information Technology Council (NITC) 
Country: Malaysia 
NETWORKING THE ELDERLY POPULATION IN THE INFORMATION ERA
Author(s): Noriko Dethlefs 
Institution: Faculty of Arts, University of Wollongong
Country: Australia 
TECHNOLOGY OPTIONS FOR AGED CARE IN JAPAN
Author(s):Hidetoshi Kihara 
Institution: Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Kokushikan University
Country: Japan
UNIVERSAL DESIGN AS SOCIAL CRITICISM IN AGEING SOCIETIES

 

 

Friday September 26   (14:30 - 16:30)

Session 8
New Technologies in Ageing Societies (cont.)

Chair: Luísa Oliveira

Author(s): Jaime Andreu Abela, Rafael Martínez Cassinello and  Lourdes Alarcón Alfaro 
Institution: Foundation Center of Andalusian Studies (CENTRA)
Country: Spain 
DIFFERENCES IN THE USE OF INTERNET BETWEEN ELDER PEOPLE AND YOUNGER IN THE DAILY LIFE. THE CASE OF ANDALUSIA (SPAIN)
Author(s): Christian Stegbauer, Gerd Paul and Claus Tully 
Institution: Universität Frankfurt (Stegbauer, Christian), SOFI Göttingen (Paul, Gerd), Deutsches Jugendinstitut München (Tully, Claus)
Country: Germany 
THE ROLE OF THE INTERNET FOR YOUNG AND ELDERLY PEOPLE
Author(s): Birgit Jaeger 
Institution: Roskilde University, Department of Social Sciences
Country: Denmark 
TRAPPED IN THE DIGITAL DIVIDE
Author(s): Marianne Sterlie 
Institution: Roskilde University, Department of Social Sciences
Country: Denmark 
HOW ELDERLY USING IT CRAFTS THE STAGE OF THE AGING SOCIETY IN AN ALTERNATIVE WAY
Author(s): Ari Tarkiainen 
Institution: Department of Social Policy, University of Joensuu
Country: Finland 
THE EMPEROR`S NEW SUITE- THE DILEMMA OF INVADING NEW TECHNOLOGY POLICY SPACES
Author(s): Andrea Cerroni 
Institution: Dipartimento di Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca
Country: Italy 
SOCIO-COGNITIVE DIVIDE IN KNOWLEDGE-BASED SOCIETY: A MODEL FOR EUROPEAN SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATION