Pa.S.T.I.S. is a social sciences research unit focused on the study of science and technology, innovation processes, and communication with particular attention to new media. Since 2008, Pa.S.T.I.S. is part of the Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Pedagogy and Applied Psychology (FISPPA) of the University of Padua.
Pa.S.T.I.S. involves around 15 researchers who carry out research, consultancy, and training activities in relation to the social, cultural, and economic implications of scientific research, technologies, and media in contemporary society. As shown by the partnerships with Italian and foreign entities, PaSTIS places itself in a collaborative perspective for research and dissemination activities.
These activities are divided into five thematic areas.
PaSTIS promotes the exchange of knowledge and discussion through seminars, conferences and debates between scholars and events open to the wider public. in addition to scheduling appointments that update the group’s research activities, the PaSTIS calendar welcomes international guests.
We invite doctoral and post-doctoral researchers who are working in the following...Read
A new project is ongoing on the case-study of the Rassegna Internazionale...Read
The special issue “The intricacies of power relations and digital technologies in...Read
During the month of June PaSTiS organizes a series of seminars on Science, Technology...Read