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Mattering Press launches

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Friendship is not to be sought, not to be dreamed,not to be desired; it is to be exercised (it is a virtue).Simone Weil, Gravity and Grace, 1952, p. 67 At some point during the proceedings that constituted the launch of Mattering Press at Conway Hall[1] I found myself looking at pictures of friends. Projected onto…Read more

From Openness to Openings

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Reflections on the Experiments in Knowledge Production workshop. Originally published June 18th, 2014.  Science and Technology Studies (STS) has a long-standing interest in analysing the politics of knowledge production. One of its strengths has been the demonstration of the contingencies, blindspots and power-plays that are wrapped up in the creation, standardisation, and distribution of knowledge…Read more

New forms of care for STS books

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Originally published 4th December, 2013. Mattering Press is a new book publishing initiative committed to the creation and publishing of widely accessible, carefully produced, and intellectually vibrant books in Science and Technology Studies (STS). Our first books are due to be published in 2014.  In September of this year we had the opportunity to introduce the…Read more