Professor Bruno Latour Lecture

Professor Bruno Latour
Centre de Sociologie
Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines

will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on November 7 at 8:15 p.m. in Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.

On Seeing Paris as a Whole:
The Notion of Panopticon

Bruno Latour is one of the most influential contemporary sociologists of science. A principal architect of science studies, his work attracts critical attention from scholars throughout the sciences, humanities and social sciences. His books include The Pasteurization of France, The Love of Technology, and We Have Never Been Modern. In this last work, he launches an attack on both modernity and postmodernity. A key figure in interdisciplinary scholarship, he claims that science and society are inextricably bound together. His ideas are applauded or disputed around the world. He's been called one of the most brilliant and original writers about science for the past decade.

Fall Program 1998
Sep 26, Oct 3, Oct 17, Oct 24, Oct 31, Nov 7, Nov 14, Nov 21, Nov 28, Dec 5.

Background Information

(Compiled by Ted Powell)

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