Engaging with Science, Technology and Medicine

We are pleased to announce the upcoming STS symposium in honour of Stuart Blume, who has recently turned professor emeritus. This symposium is organised by, and simultaneously the first event of, the STS Alumni Association in Amsterdam.
The symposium is set for Tuesday, August 19th 2008, in the centre of Amsterdam. This is one day prior to the 4S/EASST conference in Rotterdam.
13:15 Welcome and coffee
14:00 Session on patient activism, social inequality and biomedical technologies: Prof. Steven Epstein (UCSD), coreferees: dr. Ingrid Geesink (University of Cardiff) + Conor Douglas, Research Technician, University of British Columbia.
15:30 Coffee break
16:00 Session 2: lecture on ‘the depression epidemic’: prof. Trudy Dehue (University of Groningen)
17:00 Speech by Stuart Blume
17:20 Drinks / (diner)buffet

The symposium will be held in the ‘VOC-zaal’ at the University of Amsterdam’s Bushuis, Kloveniersburgwal 48. For directions, please click here.
More information on the program and the speakers will be communicated by e-mail and announced on this website.

Please drop us a line if you’re thinking of attending. 
Please forward this announcement to old staff, alumni or anyone else who might be interested!
The STS Alumni Association in Amsterdam 
This symposium is supported by ASSR, Afdeling Soca and AIM.

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