AccueilDemocracy and Technology. Europe in Tension from the 19th to the 21st century

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Publié le lundi 09 septembre 2013 par Elsa Zotian

Résumé

Public debate, social media demonstrations, participative assessment, technocracy and transparency: these are just some of the issues on the growing list of multiple and evolving interactions between technology and democracy in Europe since the middle of the 19th Century. The sixth Tensions of Europe conference aims historicizing and exploring these complicated links in long-term perspective. It will address key contemporary issues such as the democratization of technology and the vulnerabilities of technological democracies. The conference will close the ANR funded project « Large technical networks and democracy: innovations, practices and interested parties in long-term perspective, from 1880 to the present day ». The conference will also feature the official presentation of the Making Europe book series, more than 40 panels, and of course the traditional untraditional Tensions events – this time in Parisian style!

Annonce

Programme

 

Thursday, September 19, 2013

9:00 am - 6:00 pm Registration - Information
10:00 am - 11:30 am Welcome adress by Professor Barthélémy Jobert, president of Paris-Sorbonne University.
Opening remarks by Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth
Presentation of the LABEX EHNE project by Professor Eric Bussière, Paris Sorbonne-University
Presentation of Making Europe book series and Inventing Europe digital museum by Ruth Oldenziel, Johan Schot, professors at Eindhoven University of Technology and Martin Kohlrausch, professor at KU Leuven
(Sorbonne: Amphithéâtre Richelieu)
11:30 am - 1:30 pm Reception (registred persons for the conference only) (Sorbonne: Salle des Autorités)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Prospects for a future of Tensions of Europe - Plenary ToE 1 (Sorbonne: Amphithéâtre Richelieu)
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm Latin Quarter - Tours
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm "Tensions of Europe" meets the Sorbonne.
Keynote speech: Dominique Pestre, EHESS
"Science and technology between demiurgy and caution, economy and democracy"
Presentation of the results of the ANR project Resendem
Presentation of the Labex EHNE research axis “Europe in flux: Europe as product of material civilization”
Roundtable: "Democracy and technology between history and the present" in coordination with the association Décider Ensemble
(Sorbonne: Amphithéâtre Richelieu)
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm Welcome reception (registred persons for the conference only) (Sorbonne: Salle des Autorités)
 
Time

Friday, September 20, 2013

8:30 am - 5:00 pm Registration - Information
9:00 am - 10:30 am Session 1A Consumers as actors on the stage of technical democracies (Serpente: room D040) - Chair: Marie-Emanuelle Chessel, CNRS - discussant: Frank Trentmann, Birkbeck, University of London
9:00 am - 10:30 am Session 1B Digital publics and participation (Serpente: room D116) - Chair: Adeline Wrona, Université Paris-Sorbonne - discussant: Karl-Erik Michelsen, Lappeenranta University of Technology
9:00 am - 10:30 am Session 1C Contesting expertise between environment and life (Serpente: room D035) - chair: Christophe Bouneau, Université Michel de Montaigne-Bordeaux 3 - discussant: Laura Maxim, CNRS
9:00 am - 10:30 am Session 1D Delivering European patents. Building a European market - and democracy? (Serpente: room D223) - Chair: Pascal Griset, Paris Sorbonne University - discussant: TBA
9:00 am - 10:30 am Session 1E The digital panopticon? (Serpente: room D421)
9:00 am - 10:30 am Session 1F Foreign radio broadcasts in socialist spaces during the Cold War (Serpente: room D035) - Chair: Timothy Stoneman, Georgia Tech Lorraine - discussant: Andreas Fickers, Maastricht University
10:00 am - 11:00 am Coffee break
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Session 2A Technology challenging governance (Serpente: room D323) - Chair: Julie Bouchard, Université Paris 13 - discussant: Nina Wormbs, Royal Institute of Stockholm
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Session 2C Energy sovereignty (Serpente: room D223) - Chair: Eric Bussière, Université Paris Sorbonne - discussant: Yves Bouvier, Université Paris-Sorbonne
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Session 2D The question of democracy in housing policies (Serpente: room D116) - chair: TBA - discussant: Liesbeth Bervoets, University of Amsterdam
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Session 2E Regulating food and defining safety (Serpente: room D035) - Chair: Florence Hachez-Leroy, Université d'Artois - discussant: Nil Disco, University of Twente
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Session 2F Radical innovation in the shadow of war (Serpente: room D040) - Chair: Paul Edwards, University of Michigan - discussant: Patrick Fridenson, EHESS
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Reflections on future of Tensions of Europe - Plenary 2 (Réfectoire des Cordeliers)
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Session 3A Technocracy and Socialist Utopia (Serpente: room D421) - chair: TBA - discussant: Alexandre Fernandez, Université Michel de Montaigne - Bordeaux 3
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Session 3B The internet and authoritarian regimes (Serpente: room D323) - Chair: Larissa Zakharova, EHESS - discussant: Bernard Reber, CNRS
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Session 3C Nuclear energy in Europe. On technologies and controversies (Serpente: room D040) - Chair: Johan Schot, Eindhoven University of Technology - discussant: Gabrielle Hecht, University of Michigan
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Session 3D Sharing the sky (Serpente: room D116) - Chair: Vincent Guigueno, Ministère de l'Ecologie - discussant: David Burigana, Università degli Studi di Padova
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Session 3E Unleashing technology as a legitimation machine. Failures and paradoxes in the mobility realm (Serpente: room D223) - Chair: Maria Luísa Sousa, Universidade Nova de Lisboa - discussant: Michèle Merger, Ecole Normale Supérieure
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Session 3F Invisible democracy? Women, radio and the mediation of domestic expertise (Serpente: room D035) - Chair: Valérie Schafer, CNRS - discussant: Ana Paula Silva, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Coffee break
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Session 4A Designer values (Serpente: room D421) - Chair: Serge Paquier, Université Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne - discussant: Françoise Daucé, Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Session 4B The internet and the European public sphere (Serpente: room D223) - Chair: Tom Misa, Charles Babbage Institute - discussant: Cécile Méadel, Mines ParisTech
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Session 4C Establishing nuclear power plants: democratic fissions (Serpente: room D116) - Chair: Christophe Lecuyer, Université Pierre et Marie Curie - discussant: Alain Beltran, CNRS
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Session 4D Building technologies, industrialized housing (Serpente: room D323)
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Session 4E Tracks and wires: linking Europe with steel and copper (Serpente: room D035) - Chair: François Caron, Université Paris-Sorbonne - discussant: Arnaud Passalacqua, Université Paris Diderot
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Session 4F Split Signals. Cold War broadcasting technologies as tools of power and subversive practices (Serpente: room D040) - chair: Olivier Forcade, Université Paris-Sorbonne - discussant: Hans Weinberger, Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology
 
Time

Saturday, September 21, 2013

9:00 am - 3:00 pm Registration - Information
9:30 am - 11:00 am Tensions of Europe - Dialogue workshop and research collaboration sessions
  Cosmopolitan Commons. Governing Resources and Infrastructures across Borders
Introduced by Nil Disco, University of Twente - Paul Edwards, University of Michigan - Arne Kaijser - Nina Wormbs, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Disscussant: Erik van der Vleuten, Eindhoven University of Technology
(Serpente: room D040)
  Consumer, Tinkerers, Rebels: The People Who Shaped Europe
Introduced by Ruth Oldenziel, Eindhoven University of Technology and Mikael Hard, Darmstadt University of Technology
Commentator: Gabrielle Hecht, University of Michigan
(Serpente: room D116)
  Building Europe on Expertise: Innovators, Organizers, Networkers
Introduced by Martin Kohlrausch, KU Leuven and Helmuth Trischler, Deutsches Museum
Commentator: Arie Rip, University of Twente
(Serpente: room D223)
11:00 am - 11:30 am Coffee break
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Session 5A The making of European tourism: regimes of integration and segregation (Serpente: room D040) - chair: Birte Wassenberg, Université de Strasbourg - discussant: Frank Schipper, Universiteit Leiden
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Session 5B User communities as technical and political stakeholders (Serpente: room D116) - Chair: Nicole d'Almeida, Université Paris-Sorbonne - discussant: TBA
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Session 5C Interconnection and techno-politics: a European Janus? Technical democracy and the interconnection of power systems in Europe from the end of the 19th century to the 21st century (Serpente: room D035) - Chair: Arne Kaijser, Royal Institute of Technology - discussant: Michel Derdevet, ERDF
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Session 5D Struggles over urban space (Serpente: room D421)
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Session 5E Rethinking theoretical approaches to technology (Serpente: room D323) - chair: Jean-Michel Besnier, Université Paris-Sorbonne - David Aubin, Université Pierre et Marie Curie
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Session 5F Experts as public personae. Media, politics and expertise since 1851 (Serpente: room D223) - chair: Helmuth Trischler, Deutsches Museum - discussant: Maria Paula Diogo, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Lunch
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Session 6A Technical elites and political decision-making (Serpente: room D040) - chair: Arnaud Benedetti, INSERM - discussant: TBA
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Session 6C Shifting discourses on nuclear power (Serpente: room D223) - chair: Isabelle Veyrat-Masson, CNRS - discussant: Ana Simões, Universidade De Lisboa
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Session 6D Controversal mobilities: The user turn in transnational and long term perspective (Serpente: room D035) - Chair: Massimo Moraglio, Technische Universität Berlin - discussant: Mathieu Flonneau, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Session 6E Groping ways into the future (Serpente: room D116) - Chair: Léonard Laborie, CNRS - discussant: Alec Badenoch, Université Paris-Sorbonne
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Coffee break
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Session 7A National technologies in a global marketplace (Serpente: room D421)
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Session 7B Technology, communication and democracy (Serpente: room D035) - chair: Fabrice d'Almeida, Université Panthéon-Assas - discussant: Philip Scranton, Rutgers University
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Session 7C Opening access to health? (Serpente: room D223) - Chair: Muriel Le Roux, CNRS - discussant: TBA
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Session 7D Underground, underwater and over the sky: constructing surveillance, challenging democracy (Serpente: room D040) - Chair: Gérard Arnold, CNRS - discussant: Néstor Herran, Université Pierre et Marie Curie
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Session 7E Responsible Research and Innovation (Serpente: room D323) - Chair: Jean Foyer, CNRS - discussant: Brice Laurent, Mines ParisTech
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Session 7F A difficult exercise in 'technical democracy'? Networks, municipalities and citizens (Serpente: room D116) - Chair: TBA - discussant: Andrea Giuntini, Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm Closing Gala (Réfectoire des Cordeliers)

Lieux

  • Sorbonne, Amphithéâtre Richelieu - 17 rue de la Sorbonne
    Paris, France (75005)

Dates

  • jeudi 19 septembre 2013
  • vendredi 20 septembre 2013
  • samedi 21 septembre 2013

Mots-clés

  • innovation, technologie, démocratie, Europe, démocratisation de la technologie, démocratie technique, histoire des techniques

Contacts

  • Arielle Haakenstad
    courriel : arielle [dot] haakenstad [at] paris-sorbonne [dot] fr

Source de l'information

  • Arielle Haakenstad
    courriel : arielle [dot] haakenstad [at] paris-sorbonne [dot] fr

Pour citer cette annonce

« Democracy and Technology. Europe in Tension from the 19th to the 21st century », Colloque, Calenda, Publié le lundi 09 septembre 2013, http://calenda.org/258639