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Attempting the Impossible: Politics, Engineering and the Conceit of Technology

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Harvey Riggs 2012 Forum Poster

 
Saturday, March 3, 2012, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, California

Darin Barney, Canada Research Chair in Technology and Citizenship and a member of Media@McGill, will be presenting a talk entitled, "Attempting the Impossible: Politics, Engineering and the Conceit of Technology", at the 2012 Hixon-Riggs Forum.

The focus this year will be on the increasing influence of technocrats in public decision-making in three of the five rapidly developing countries known as the BRICS: India, China and Brazil. The forum will be taking place at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California, from Friday, March 2 to Saturday, March 3, 2012, and is free and open to the public.

For more information and the full program, please visit: http://www.hmc.edu/academicsclinicresearch/interdisciplinarycenters/hixonforum1/Hixon-Forum-2012.html