research group for the ethnographic inquiry into ecologies, infrastructures, bodies and knowledges

Lab Schedule for the Summer Term 2019

We are looking forward to a summer of reading, discussing and thinking! Texts are likely to be circulated in advance – often into smaller subgroups in order to avoid circulation of ‘work in progress’ into large email lists. If you are interested in…

Report: STS in Germany workshop in Kassel – „Ve vill go on“ No. 2

Some members of the Lab (Sabine Biedermann, Patrick Bieler, Anja Klein, Tim Seitz) participated in a workshop on how to organize an infrastructure for STS in Germany. On 20 and 21 February 2019, around 75 mostly young STS scholars gathered in Kassel to…

Joint book review on practising comparison published: Assembling Comparators – Assembling Reflexivities

The Laboratory: Anthropology of Environment | Human Relations as a writing collective has published a short paper in Science as Culture reviewing and commenting on the edited volume “Practising Comparison: Logics, Relations, Collaborations” (Deville, Guggenheim and Hrdliková 2016, Mattering Press). Involved in thinking…

New Time Slot during Summer Term 2019

Dear lab, during the summer term (8.4.-12.7.) our weekly meetings will take place on Mondays from 4-6 pm. Location remains the same – Room 107a on the 1st floor at the Institute for European Ethnology (Mohrenstraße 41).

Lab Schedule for the winter term 18/19

We are looking forward to a winter of reading: ourselves and significant others. Texts are likely to be circulated in advance – often into smaller subgroups in order to avoid circulation of ‘work in progress’ into large email lists. If you are interested…

Help the Lab – Find the Acronym

While we are happy with the new lab name Laboratory: Anthropology of Environment|Human Relations, we do not have an acronym yet. LAEHR is not it. Submit your suggestion and win a bottle of bubbly if we pick your suggestion! joerg.niewoehner@hu-berlin.de  

Renaming the lab

Dear Friends of the STS Lab at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, as you can see, our Lab has renamed itself. It is now the ‘Laboratory: Anthropology of Environment|Human Relations’. We continue to be committed to science and technology studies and to ethnographic theorising through…

Lab Schedule: Summer Semester 2018

You are invited to join our weekly lab sessions which take place on Mondays from 10:15 to 11:45 AM at the Institute for European Ethnology (room 107a). We will kick off the semester on April 23rd and will meet on a regular basis…

New articles on research in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Two articles which present findings of research undertaken in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, with involvement of lab members Janine Hauer and Jörg Niewöhner, have recently been published.

‘Seeing like a city’ – in Houston, TX

The master’s program student research project “Seeing like a city” with Jörg Niewoehner visited Rice University in Houston, TX, the week of March 19 to present and discuss their findings on neurourbanism, stress and urban planning to undergraduate students at Brown College. A…