Author Archives: Dana Wasserbacher

CfP Digging where we stand: Activism, Community and the Politics of STS

The STS Austria Conference will take place from 27 – 29 November 2023 at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna.

STS Austria invites you to submit abstracts of max. 300 words to by September 11, 2023.

EXTENDED DEADLINE: September 18, 2023.

You can download the detailed CfP here.

Call for the STS Austria Early Career Award 2023

To support the research and visibility of early career researchers in Science and Technology Studies, STS Austria will, for the second time, award a prize for the best publications by young
researchers in 2023. The award addresses published academic writings by early career
researchers demonstrating the relevance, productivity, and critical potential of Science and Technology Studies research. In particular, we are searching for publications that excel in one  or several of the following categories: societal relevance, quality of writing, and theoretical or  methodological innovativeness.

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Funding Support for STS Events

To foster exchange among the Austrian STS community and increase its visibility, STS Austria will financially support 1-2 academic events in 2023. A total of € 1,500 is available for this purpose. Only members of STS Austria are eligible to apply, but potential co-organisers of the event do not need to be members. We will fund different kinds of events (workshops, conferences, lectures, roundtable discussions, working groups) supporting the mission of STS Austria. In particular, we invite applications for events which a) address early-career researchers, b) involve cooperation between different institutions and/or c) take place outside of Vienna.

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