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【関連イベント】 "2009 Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science"

Hyatt Regency, Crystal City, Arlington, Virginia, USA

Maika Nakao, a research fellow at the University of Tokyo Center for Philosophy, will present her paper. Here is the session information.

"Exploring Socio-technical Formations and Identities: Understanding the Complexities of Psychopharmaceutical Use and Users in Treating Illness and Enhancing Cognition"

Scheduled Time: Sat, Oct 31 - 1:45pm - 3:45pm Building/Room: Hyatt Regency / Jefferson

Session Participants:
Chair: Burcu Gorgulu (Institute for Science and Society)
Chair: Catherine M Coveney (University of Nottingham)

'Therapy' or 'Enhancement'? (Re) Configuring the Sociotechnical
*Catherine M Coveney (University of Nottingham)

"Liberte!" But for Whom?: Understanding Psycho-pharmaceuticals outside the Social Control/Treatment Dichotomy
*Burcu Gorgulu (Institute for Science and Society)

Prevention, Therapy, and Enhancement: Brain Images in Japanese Medicine Advertisements, 1896-1977
*Maika Nakao (University of Tokyo), Tomohisa SUMIDA (University of Tokyo), Asakura Reiko (Iwanami Shoten Publishers)

Racial Differences of What?: A Case Study on Ethnopsychophamacology in Asian-Pacific Region
*Sungwoo Ahn (Virginia Tech)

Brain and Machine: Deep Brain Stimulation and the Self
*Daniel R. Morrison (Vanderbilt University)

You can download the full program from 4S official site as follows:

Society for Social Studies of Science is the oldest and largest scholarly association devoted to understanding science and technology. It is generally called "4S".


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