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European Association for the Study of Science and Technology
Science & Technology Studies is the official journal of EASST
Science & Technology Studies is an international peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing articles on science and technology studies. As the official journal of the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST) from 2012, it continues the publication of Science Studies. Re-named in 2012, the journal covers a broad range of interests in the field of STS.

Science & Technology Studies is designed as an open forum for all high quality contributions to the social study of science and technology, whether philosophical, historical, sociological, psychological, educational or politico-economic and is available electronically around the world.


Science & Technology Studies vol.27, no.1 (2014) is out now!

Guest Editorial
Antti Silvast, Hannu Hänninen and Sampsa Hyysalo
Energy in Society. Energy Systems and Infrastructures in Society: Part 2 of 3

Special Issue Articles

Mark Winskel and Jonathan Radcliffe
The Rise of Accelerated Energy Innovation and its Implications for Sustainable Innovation Studies: A UK Perspective

Gerhard Fuchs
The Governance of Innovations in the Energy Sector: Between Adaptation and Exploration

Heli Nissilä, Tea Lempiälä and Raimo Lovio
Constructing Expectations for Solar Technology over Multiple Field-Configuring Events: A Narrative Perspective

Mikko Jalas, Helka Kuusi and Eva Heiskanen
Self-Building Courses of Solar Heat Collectors as Sources of Consumer Empowerment and Local Embedding of Sustainable Energy Technology

Discussion Paper
Yael Parag
From Energy Security to the Security of Energy Services: Shortcomings of Traditional Supply-Oriented Approaches and the Contribution of a Socio-Technical and User-Oriented Perspectives

Book Reviews

Bruno Latour. An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns
Reviewed by Jay Foster


Guest Editors: Helena Karasti, Florence Millerand, Christine M. Hine, Geoffrey C. Bowker
Submission deadline: October 19, 2014

CALL FOR PAPERS: Special Issue on New Topics in Interaction between University and Society

Guest editors: Juha Tuunainen & Kari Kantasalmi
Dead line: 30 September, 2014

This special issue of Science & Technology Studies is based on the session, which will be organized at the International Sociological Association’s (ISA) XVIII World Congress of Sociology to be held on 13-19 July, 2014, in Yokohama, Japan. In addition to those authors whose papers have been accepted for presentation in the conference, the call for papers is hereby extended to other scholars working with the topic. The special issue will be edited by Juha Tuunainen and Kari Kantasalmi.

Call for papers