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Sheila Jasanoff

Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies

Sheila Jasanoff is Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies at the Harvard Kennedy School. A pioneer in her field, she has authored more than 130 articles and chapters and is author or editor of more than 15 books, including The Fifth Branch, Science at the Bar, Designs on Nature, The Ethics of Invention, and Can Science Make Sense of Life? Her work explores the role of science and technology in the law, politics, and policy of modern democracies. She founded and directs the STS Program at Harvard; previously, she was founding chair of the STS Department at Cornell. She has held distinguished visiting appointments at leading universities in Europe, Asia, Australia, and the US. Jasanoff served on the AAAS Board of Directors and as President of the Society for Social Studies of Science. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Her honors include the SSRC’s Hirschman prize, the Humboldt Foundation’s Reimar-Lüst award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, an Ehrenkreuz from the Government of Austria, and foreign memberships in the British Academy and the Royal Danish Academy. She holds AB, JD, and PhD degrees from Harvard, and honorary doctorates from the Universities of Twente and Liège.

For more information on Professor Jasanoff, please visit sheilajasanoff.org

Esteban Romero Frías

Director of the Research Laboratory in Digital Culture and Society

Esteban Romero Frías is Professor at the Department of Financial Economics and Accounting and Director of the Research Laboratory in Digital Culture and Society (Medialab) of the University of Granada. He is also founder and coordinator of Co-Laboratory on Digital Cultures in Social Sciences and Humanities (GrinUGR). Prof. Romero Frías is also Vice-President of the Register of Economists with expertise in Regulatory Compliance and Digitalisation of the General Council of Economists.

He has published extensively on issues of digital culture and society, particularly innovation, participation and learning in digital environments as well as social network analysis. He has carried out numerous research stays abroad, especially in Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, The Netherlands and France. In 2011 he visited the Centre de Recherche Interdisciplinaire (CRI) at Université Paris Descartes in Paris, a center that works in implementing games in teaching and research.

For more information, please visit estebanromero.com


Maddalena Vivona

Dean´s Office of the Faculty of Law

Universitaetsstrasse 15 A/E
8010 Graz

Raphael Zernig

Institute for Corporate and International Commercial Law

Universitaetstrasse 15 / K3
8010 Graz

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