• 9:00 to 10:30 am, August 27, 2010
  • 2010 Annual Meeting of Society for Social Studies of Science (4S), Komaba I Campus, Univeristy of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Chair: Miwao Matsumoto, Dept. of Sociology, University of Tokyo
Participants:
  • To seek a 'better' means for risk agenda-setting: 'Let sleeping dogs lie' or 'Storm makes oaks take deeper root'? , Tatsuhiro Kamisato, GoNERI, Univeristy of Tokyo, Japan

  • Design of decision-making process and feedback from sociological STS study: The case of a high-level radioactive waste disposal program in Japan, Kohta Juraku, GoNERI, University of Tokyo, Japan [slides]

  • Between Advocacy and Analysis Reengaging with Nuclear Energy in Science & Technology Studies, Sonja Schmid, Dept. of Science & Technology in Society, Virginia Tech, USA

  • Lessons learned from Open Forum on Management of High Level Radioactive Waste, Ekou Yagi, Osaka University, Japan & Masaharu Kitamura, Tohoku University, Japan

  • What has not been told by organizations: Managing risk through narrative, in this case, narratives of nuclear war, Lynn Eden, CISAC, Stanford University, USA

  • The Globalization of Nuclear Power: A Discursive and Political-Economic Perspective, William J. Kinsella, Dept.t of Communication and Program in Science, Technology & Society, North Carolina State University

Conference program is here.