In mid-January the GoST (Governance of Sociotechnical Transformations) project held its second policy stakeholder workshop on the governance of sociotechnical transformations in India. At this stage in the work of the project, the purpose was to stimulate critical discussions among a high-level group of experts – politicians, activists and scientists – representing diverse perspectives on the different sectors addressed by the GoST project: energy, agriculture, urban digital infrastructures. Recordings from the workshop are available:
The workshop was organized by the project partners Environment Support Group (ESG) and Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University.
Following the workshop, Sheila Jasanoff, who is one of the Principal Investigators for the GoST project gave several interviews to the press on the link between science and politics:
Deciphering the nexus of science, technology and society, Kadidal, A. Interview with S. Jasanoff. Deccan Herald, 11 February 2020.
How do science and policy intersect? Harvard professor explains, Suresh, H. Interview with S. Jasanoff, The News Minute, 22 January 2020