Which responsibility? – part 1- …This call for comments continues in the next entry…

The ambitious goal of this call is that of initiating an exploration of possible ways of reflecting on the concepts of responsibility and innovation, without losing sight of the social, political and economic contexts that grant a concrete and pragmatic scope to the mission of the Bassetti Foundation. When we mention the responsibility of innovation, ... Which responsibility? – part 1- …This call for comments continues in the next entry…

‘Audit Cultures’, a cura di Marilyn Strathern

Nella sua raccolta Audit Cultures, pubblicata da Routledge nel 2000, una delle figure più eminenti della comunità antropologica britannica, Marilyn Strathern, si propone di mappare “una nuova cultura emergente”, in altre parole una forma di innovazione socialmente, moralmente e politicamente pervasiva, che chiama la cultura delle “new accountabilities” – cioè l’introduzione di protocolli standard per ... ‘Audit Cultures’, a cura di Marilyn Strathern

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Marilyn Strathern

‘Audit Cultures’, by Marilyn Strathern – Book review

In her edited collection Audit Cultures published in 2000 by Routledge, one of the leading figures of British anthropology, Marilyn Strathern, sets out to chart a new “kind of culture on the make”, in one word a socially, morally and politically pervasive form of innovation, that of “new accountabilities”. It is of interest for us ... ‘Audit Cultures’, by Marilyn Strathern – Book review

The democratic responsibility of scientific power

Public governance of science challenges the very same definition of what is considered scientific, and therefore in a variety of respects, elitist, closed and unaccountable to the laymen before the fact. However, in today’s knowledge society science is under pressure to open up and include the opinions of a wider and better informed part of ... The democratic responsibility of scientific power

Assembly or Assemblage? A lecture by Bruno Latour

Event: A lecture by Bruno Latour. Title: Assembly or Assemblage? Politics and Polytechnics. Date: 2003 11 17 Time: 135 min. Place: Politecnico di Milano, Piazza Leonardo da Vinci, Milano. Language: English. url Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/84846795 Report: Bruno Latour in FGB. On 27 October 2003 we opened the Call for Comments entitled “No Innovation without Representation (A ... Assembly or Assemblage? A lecture by Bruno Latour

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