Today we are sharing a video registration of an exciting panel which took part during our “Science Knowledge Valuation” workshop in March 2017. The debate entitled “Is there an evaluative turn in SSH?” featured Michele Lamont, Steve Fuller, David Stark, Claude Rosental and was chaired by Noortje Marres.
Fun fact: Michele Lamont mentions in the context of the ‘explosion of evaluation practices’ the book ‘The Circle’ by Dave Eggers. The movie based on this novel (starring Tom Hanks) is screening in cinemas now (October 2017). What a fashionable topic valuation is!
Academic Wor(l)ds is a research journal of the DISCONEX project, which investigates how researchers do research.
DISCONEX contributes to the emerging field of Social Sciences and Humanities Studies (SSHS) as well as to the transdisciplinary field of Discourse Studies. The project compares academic practices and cultures of SSH research in France, Germany, the UK and the US, particularly in two fields with distinct knowledge traditions and institutional cultures: linguistics and sociology. We analyse the discursive practices taking place in the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH).