Throughout the history of the Centre for Invention and Social Process at Goldsmiths, the CISP Salon has been a venue for academic discussion across disciplines, with an evolving format decided according to the needs of the science and technology studies (STS) community by a rotating group of organisers. During the 2016 Autumn and 2017 Spring[…]
CISP Salon: STS Then & Now October 27 (Thursday), 2016 3:00pm-6:00pm, Warmington Tower 1204 Over the past 40 years, Science and Technology Studies (STS) has grown with contributions from many disciplines, sometimes leading to complicated genealogies concerning its many theoretical commitments. During the Autumn and Spring terms, we will meet to discuss two texts in[…]
This year’s second CSISP Salon, titled “Politics of Algorithms: The Data Strike Back”, will take place next week, Wednesday 9 December 2015, 16:00 – 17:30, WT 1204, Goldsmiths. During this session we want to discuss how we can address algorithms without mystifying, blackboxing, or accepting their technical definitions at face value. Our aim is to[…]
On 11-14 November 2015, Baki Cakici attended 4S, the annual meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science. Baki spoke about innovation labs in national statistical institutes, and their implications for political subjectivities.
On 6-7 November 2015, Baki Cakici attended the Big Data & Risk workshop at Concordia University, Montreal. Baki spoke about changing methods in national statistics and their implications for the types of agential acts performed by subjects.