Le programme des séminaires du Laboratoire d’étude des sciences et des techniques rejoint la série de séminaires organisés par L. Chiapperino, C. Fasel et F. Panese, dans le cadre du projet Ambizione du Fonds national suisse de la recherche scientifique "Constructing the Biosocial : an engaged inquiry into epigenetics and post-genomic biosciences".
This seminar series falls under the scope of the Swiss National Science Foundation Ambizione Project "Constructing the Biosocial: an engaged inquiry into epigenetics and post-genomic biosciences" (N.185822). The series, which started during the fall semester (program here), wishes to inaugurate a new phase of research around post-genomics, which both capitalises on ongoing social science research (in different national and international contexts) and puts at the center of this research interdisciplinary perspectives and collaboration. The current global landscape of research in the field of Science and Technology Studies (STS) is populated by a wealth of studies of the social dimensions of post-genomic life sciences. More specifically, several projects grapple with the turn towards environmental questions and social determinants of health in the life sciences: on the one hand, it is imperative to critically assess and deconstruct these openings in biomedical sciences; on the other hand, it is also crucial to productively take biomedicine’s interest in the object of social sciences – the “social” – as an opportunity for a new wave of collaborative research.
The objective of the seminar series "Ecobiosocial complexities" is to connect the results and research paths of STS scholars working on these matters, and to identify the multiple ways forward of this research for health promotion and society. How can we move from state-of-the-art social science knowledge on the social and environmental turn in post-genomic life sciences to novel epistemic, socio-political and policy approaches to the biological and social determinants of health? What novel avenues of research are needed to achieve this objective? What novel circulations, encounters and integrations of scientific fields can promote biosocial research practices around post-genomics?
Programme: (salle GEO-2215 or 2218, de 12:00 à 13:30)