10.00 - 10.30
Holds a University
Professorship at New York University affiliated with the Department
of Sociology and the School of Law. Member of the National Academy of
Sciences Institute of Medicine. She is the author of "Selling Science:
How the Press covers Science and Technology" and co-author (with
Susan Lindee) "The DNA Mystique: The Gene as a Cultural Icon".
10.30 - 10.45
10.45 - 11.15
One of the
most influential contemporary sociologists of science, a key figure
in interdisciplinary scholarship. His books include "The Pasteurization
of France", "The Love of Technology" and "We Have
Never Been Modern".
11.15 - 11.30
11.30 - 11.45
11.45 - 12.15
R. V. Anuradha
A lawyer based
in New Delhi, India. She is the member of the environmental action group
Kalpavriksh, Pune, India and an associate with the Foundation for International
Environmental Law and Development (FIELD), London. Special area of interest
is: law relating to biological diversity, with specific focus on issues
of access to genetic resources and benefit-sharing.
12.15 - 12.30
12.30 - 13.00
Professor at the department of Political Science at the University of
Vienna. He has published numerous writings on the subject of politics
and biotechnology, including "Governing Molecules. The Discursive
Politics of Genetic Engineering in Europe and in the United States".
13.30 – 14.30
Interviews with the participants, experts, videoconference with V2
Rotterdam, C3 Budapest, questions and answers between the locations.
15.00 - 15.30
investigates the philosophical and political dimensions of communications
processes. He is a Ph.D. research fellow at the Centre for Advanced
Inquiry in Interactive Arts (CAiiA) at the University of Wales, New
Port (U.K). Assistant professor of Art and Technology at the School
of Art Institute of Chicago.
15.30 - 15.45
15.45 - 16.15
Medicine, developed a unique Technique of Tissue Reservation called
"Plastination" in the early 70s at the University of Heidelberg.
16.45 – 18.00
Lecture by George Gessert / Charles T. Mudede / Birgit Richard
16.15 - 16.30
16.45 - 18.00
He has been
breeding plants since the late 70s. Beginning in the 1980s he has exhibited
installations of hybrids, and documentation of breeding projects. His
exhibits appeared in many galleries and museums including the Smithsonian
Institution. He has published several essays on the overlap between
art and genetics.
and creative writing for Seattle Arts and Lecture and Pacific Lutheran
University. He contributes a column on film and book criticism and essays
on contemporary culture to the alternative weekly called "The Stranger".
Birgit Richard /D
for the New Media at the Johann Wolfgang von Goethe University in Frankfurt
am Main (Institute for Art Pedagogy). She is Member of the scholarly
staff in the Department of Art and Design of the University of Essen.
Fields of specialization: new media, aesthetics of everyday life (in
particular contemporary youth culture), life and death of artificially-generated
forms of life.