Invited Lectures

2009

Wouters, Paul. 2009. Can You See What I Know? – Work in Progress Lecture. 19 June. Said Business School, University of Oxford. (inv.)

Wouters, Paul. 2009. e-Research and the end of theory. Oxford Internet Institute. 10 June. University of Oxford, UK.

Wouters, Paul. 2009. Research Practices, Infrastructures, Interfaces. e-Infrastructures for e-Science: 7th e-Infrastructures Concertation Meeting. 12-14 October. European Union, Brussels.

2008

Workshop: Expanding Interdisciplinarity from Campus to Communities. Science Studies Research Network at the University of Washington. 5-7 June. Simpson Center, University of Washington. (member of concluding panel)

How do we study science and scholarship? Science Studies Research Network. 2 June. Simpson Center, University of Washington. http://depts.washington.edu/ssnet/

The promise and practice of e-research in the humanities and social sciences. E-science in Action – Workshop on Knowledge and ICTs. 22 April. Advisory Council of Science and Technology Policy, The Hague.

2007

Forging new academic identities. May 1, 2007. Simpson Center, University of Washington, Seattle.

The informational turn: the implications of digital research objects for the humanities and social sciences (keynote speech). CoLIS 6, Swedish School of Library and Information Science. August 14, 2007. BorĂ¥s, Sweden.

IS as new partner for humanists & social scientists? May 4, 2007. Information School, University of Washington, Seattle.

Science and Technology Studies views of e-social science (panel). Third International Conference on e-Social Science. October 7-9. Ann Arbor, Michigan, US.

2006

“Web archieven als onderzoeksinstrument – zit daar muziek in?”, Erfgoed Interactief, Digitaal Erfgoed Nederland, 12-13 December 2006, Rotterdam, Netherlands

“Humanities and the need for new models of e-research”, Meet the Expert Lecture Series at the National Library (KB), 19 October 2006, The Hague

Open Access to What for Whom?”CODESRIA/ASC Conference on Electronic Publishing and Dissemination “Bridging the North-South Divide in Scholarly Communication on Africa, Threats and Opportunities in the Digital Era, 6 September 2006, Leiden, the Netherlands.

“The Virtual Knowledge Studio and e-research in the humanities and social sciences – a case of instrumental filtering”, FILTER Closing Event Filtering of Online Content in a Globalized World: good practice and recommendations, Friday 10 february 2006, Chamber of Commerce, de Ruyterkade 5, Amsterdam

2005

“The Virtual Knowledge Studio and e-research in the humanities and social sciences – a case of instrumental filtering”, International Symposium Lifelong elearning – Economic and language filtering of online content; dilemmas, good practice and recommendations, Middlesex University, London, 30 November 2005

“The Virtual Knowledge Studio for the Humanities and Social Sciences”, Humanities, Arts, Sciences and Technology Advanced Collaboratory, Seattle, US, September 16-17 2005

“Double interrogation: turning the virtual knowledge studio into a reality” (29 June 2005), Does STS mean business? II, Said Business School, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

“Meeting the digital challenge for the humanities: The Virtual Knowledge Studio for the Humanities and Social Sciences” (18 June 2005), ‘Open to the Public? The expanding culture of the Humanities’. Session Humanities: The New Digital Version, Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes Conference 2005, 16-18 June 2005, Utrecht, Netherlands

“STS and interactive agenda setting” (2005), Interactive Agenda Setting in the Social Sciences – an ESRC Programme, 26 May 2005,Cosener’s; House, Abingdon, UK

“The Internet and scholarly quality control” (12 May 2005), University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
“The Virtual Knowledge Studio for the Humanities and Social Sciences” (11 May 2005), Methodology of Social Sciences (Kirsten Foot), University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

Discussant at the Workshop “Middle Range Theories in Science and Technology Studies”, University of Amsterdam/University College London, Amsterdam, 27-29 April 2005

Paul Wouters, “The Virtual Knowledge Studio for the Humanities and Social Sciences?”, BOTS colloquium, Research Institute for Arts and Culture, University of Maastricht, 13 April 2005, Maastricht

Paul Wouters, “Google, wat zie je nu wel/niet?”, Inleiding SURF Netwerktafel 16 maart 2005, Meeting Plaza, Amsterdam <

2000-2004

“Search engines: looking through commercial windows”, Symposium Globalization and the Freedom of Knowledge, Haagse Hogeschool, 10 December 2004, The Hague, Netherlands

“Two models of philosophy and sociology” (2004), Interactive Agenda Setting in the Social Sciences – an ESRC Programme, 18-19 November 2004,Cosener’s House, Abingdon, UK

“Localised metrics in an open science system?” Opening lecture at the workshop ‘Towards an Open Access Citation Index?’, organized by the Open Society Institute and SURF Foundation on September 25 and 26, 2004 in Leiden, The Netherlands

“Does STS mean Business? – Wrap Up Comments”, Conference Said Business School, University of Oxford, 30 June 2004, Oxford, http://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/html/faculty_conferences_sts_workshop.asp

Chairman Politics Panel, “Signal our pathways to survive in science”, Postdoc Retreat AMC, VUMC, NKI, Hubrecht Lab, 14 May 2004, Hotel Blooming, Bergen, Netherlands

“Trust, data sharing configurations and quality control in cyberscience”, Institute of Technology Assessment, University of Vienna, 15 March 2004, Vienna, Austria

“The internet and scholarly quality”, Lecture at the Institute for Innovation and Transdisciplinary Research, Free University of Amsterdam, 12 March 2004, Amsterdam

“Archimedes in Cyberspace”, Lecture at the occasion of the presentation of Bibliopolis by the Royal Library, 1 December 2003, The Hague

“Integrating the Digital in Real Dreams”, Closing Lecture Studium Generale “Digital Dream”, Wageningen University Research, 27 November 2003, Wageningen

“Knowledge creation in the new digital networks”, Meertens Lecture Series, Meertens Institute (KNAW), 20 November 2003

“Cyberacademy: Have the expectations come true?”, Opening Lecture Studium Generale “Digital Dreams”, Wageningen University Research, 11 November 2003, Wageningen

“What is the matter with e-Science?”, in: Paul Wouters and Hans de Wit (convenors), Harm Pinkster (chair) Cosmopolitan Cities, Globalisation and Higher Learning, Symposium at the occasion of the Opening of the International School for Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Amsterdam, 24-25 September 2003

“Knowledge production in the new digital networks”, WTMC Voortgangsconferentie, Soesterberg, 26-27 November 2002

Paul Wouters, Anne Beaulieu, Kathleen Casey, Geoffrey Bowker, and Colin Reddy (2002) “Data Sharing Policies – Social and Organizational Issues”, Global Research Village IV – Importance of ICT for Research and Science: Science Policies for Economies in Transition, Warsaw, October 9-11 2002, Conference Proceedings, Information Processing Centre, Warsaw, pp. 135-146,

Paul Wouters (2002), “Science Studies and Internet Research”, Internet Research 3.0, AoIR, 13-16 October 2002, Maastricht, The Netherlands

“Cyberscience: The informational turn in science”, Lecture at the Free University, Amsterdam, 13 March 2000

“Op zoek naar de gebruiker”, Lecture at the Annual Meeting of the “Sociaal-wetenschappelijke vakreferenten”, NIWI-KNAW, 26 May 2000, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

“Publicatie en communicatie op het internet”, Lecture at the NIWI ZOMERSCHOOL, 20 June 2000, Delft, the Netherlands