EPISODE 10: Michelle Murphy

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September 14, 2020 - 11:42pm

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In this tenth episode - also the last episode of Technoscience: Season 1 - Michelle Murphy speaks to Konstantin Georgiev. Dr Murphy is Professor in the History Department and Women and Gender Studies Institute at the University of Toronto. She is the director of University of Toronto’s Technoscience Research Unit, which focuses on critical and social justice approaches to the study of science and technology. Murphy is also part of the editorial board of the journal Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, and Technoscience and their most recent book, The Economization of Life (Duke University Press, 2017), won the Fleck Prize awarded by the Society for Social Studies of Science to an outstanding book in science and technology studies (STS). In that book, Murphy analyses the histories of Western ways of measuring and controlling human populations. More information on Dr Murphy’s work can be found at their website: https://michellemurphy.net.

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