Schedule   April 25, 2014

10:00am — 12:00pm Death in the Republic of Letters
Chair and comment: Mario Biagioli (UC Davis)

Dániel Margócsy (Hunter College – CUNY)
“A Long History of Breakdowns: A Historiographic Review”   DOWNLOAD

Matthew Sargent (Caltech)
“An Imagined Asia: Reordering European Spheres of Knowledge after the Black Death”   DOWNLOAD

Paula Findlen (Stanford University)
“Galileo’s Letters: Reconstructing a Seventeenth-Century Network”   DOWNLOAD

1:30pm — 3:30pm Transnational Networks in Modernity
Chair and comment: Allison Fish

Bill Rankin (Yale University)
“Broken for Whom? The Successful Failure of the International Map of the World”   DOWNLOAD

Elidor Mëhilli (Hunter College – CUNY)
“Ideological Conflict and Socialist Techno-Scientific Networks”   DOWNLOAD

Andrew Lakoff (USC)
“A Fragile Assemblage: Mutant Bird Flu and the Ends of Preparedness”   DOWNLOAD

4:00pm — 6:00pm Laboratories in the Global World
Chair and comment: Hélène Mialet

Sharon Traweek (UCLA)
“Intersectional Meshworks and Changing Infrastructures of Knowledge Making”   DOWNLOAD

Joanna Radin (Yale University)
“To Thaw or Not to Thaw: The Material Afterlives of the International Biological Program, 1964 to 2014”   DOWNLOAD

Lindsay Smith (University of New Mexico)
“Scientific Diplomacy, Non-governmental Forensics, and the end of Human Rights Identifications”   DOWNLOAD

6:00pm — 6:45pm Roundtable


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