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Symposia at the Studio of Villa Bosch
Heidelberg University
Department of Geography
Berliner Str. 48
69120 Heidelberg

Klara Jungkunz
Marius Zipf


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Abstracts of "Geographies of Science"

Session 1: Settings and Debates

Landscapes of Knowledge
David Livingstone (Geography), Queen´s University Belfast (Northern Ireland)


Session 2: Geographies of Science

Global Knowledge?
Nico Stehr (Sociology), Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen (Germany)

Outer Space of Science: Reagentizing the Process of Knowledge Production in Developing Areas
Wesley Shrum (Sociology), Louisiana State University (USA)


Session 3: Knowledge Production and Academic Disciplines

The Genesis and Future Relevance of the Disciplinary Structure of Science
Rudolf Stichweh (Sociology), University of Luzern (Switzerland)

Geographies of Knowledge Production in Different Academic Fields
Heike Jöns (Geography), University of Loughborough (UK)


Session 4: Networks of Science I

Building New `Peer Communities`? NGO Networking and Environmental Science
Sally Eden (Geography), University of Hull (UK)


Session 5: Networks of Science II

Metaphors in Science Communication
Wolf-Andreas Liebert (Linguistics), University of Koblenz-Landau (Germany)

Science, Policy and Public Participation: Reflections on the Whys, Whats, and Wheres
David Demeritt (Geography), King´s College London (UK)

New Smartness and the Making of Geographies of Knowledge at the World´s Fair: Morocco´s Participation at Expo 2000 in Hannover
Alexa Färber (Anthropology), University of Berlin (Germany)


Session 6: Experiments and the Field

What is a Geography of Trust in Scientific Field Practice?
Michael Bravo (Geography), University of Cambridge (UK)

Mapping the American Way: Geographical Knowledge and the Development of the United States, 1890-1950
Alex Checkovich (History and Sociology of Science), University of Virginia (USA)

Testing Times: Experimental Policies in an Age of Emergency
Alexander Vasudevan (Geography), University of Nottingham (UK)

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