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We Have Never Been Latecomers!?: Making Knowledge Spaces for East Asian Technosocial Practices

Wen-yuan Lin and John Law argue in this 2015 article that to highlight practices from East Asia or other locations is possible but problematic because emphasis on locality surfaces histories of area studies and evolutionary narratives.Read more

Wild Goose Chase: The Displacement of Influenza Research in the Fields of Poyang Lake, China

This 2015 article by Lyle Fearnley builds on the contrast between lab and field sciences through the study of scientists researching avian influenza in the fields of Poyang Lake, China.Read more

Lei: A Response to “The STS Challenge to Philosophy of Science in Taiwan”

Sean H.-L. Lei responds to Ruey-Lin Chen's characterization of the relationship between STS and the Philsophy of Science in Taiwan. Read more

The STS Challenge to Philosophy of Science in Taiwan

Ruey-Lin Chen describes the intensifying relationship between STS and Philosophy of Science in Taiwan.Read more

Science as Culture, Cultures of Science

Sarah Franklin highlights new directions within anthropology concerning both cultures of science and science as culture. Read more

Bray: A Response to “The STS Challenge to Philosophy of Science in Taiwan”

Francesca Bray responds to Ruey-Lin Chen's characterization of the relationship between STS and Philosophy of Science in Taiwan.Read more

Science, Technology and Society Studies in Korea: Background and Prospects

This 1999 article by Song Sang-Yong reviews the growth of STS in Korea and contemplates future directions.Read more

From Politics to Academics: Political Activism and the Emergence of Science and Technology Studies in South Korea

This 2014 article by Mathieu Quet and Marianne Noel link South Korean political activism and STS reflections from the 70s and 80s to the growth of academic STS in the 90s. Comparisons are made to similar developments in Europe and the US. Read more

Reflections on STS in Mainland China: A Historical Review

This 2018 article by Zhengfeng Li and Xiao Lu explores the influential relationship between Marxism, Western theories, and the development of STS in China.Read more

A Voyage to East Asian STS Theories; or, What Might Make an STS Theory East Asian

This 2012 article by Ruey-Lin Chen seeks to build a methodology of East Asian STS theories.Read more

What Are Cultural Studies of Scientific Knowledge?

Joseph Rouse articulates the disputes (and movement beyond) between internalists and social constructivists across many disciplines that have focused on what he calls the "cultural studies of scientific knowledge."Read more

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