Torben Hviid Nielsen

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Academic Interests

  • Science and Technology in Society and Media
  • Sociological Theory
  • Biotechnology, public Perception and bioethics

Courses Taught

  • SOS2202 - Vitenskap og teknologi i organisasjon og samfunn
  • OLA4000 - Teori: Mellom Ford og Linux eller fra On Time til Online
  • OLA4020 - Metode, verdier og dømmekraft

Background

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List of publications

  • Mag. Art., History of Ideas, 1977 and Ph. D., Social Science, 1988.
  • Professor, Centre for Technology and Culture (TMV) and Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture, (TIK), UiO, 2005-1996
  • Associate Professor, Department of History and Social Science, University of Roskilde, RUC, 1991-1975
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Philosophy and Department of Cultural Anthropology, University of Copenhagen, 1972-1971
  • Member of the Board: Den Etiske Nemnda for Patentsaker, 2009-2004, The National Committee for Research Ethics in Science and Technology (NENT), 2005-2000 and Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board, (Bioteknologinemnda) 2004-2000.
  • Visiting Professor, Institute for the Study of Social Change, University of California, Berkeley, 2002-2001.
  • American Studies Fellowship, American Council of Learned Societies, Department of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley, 1988-1989.
  • Stipendium, Deutsche Akademische Austauschdienst, Fachbereich Philosophie, Freie Universität, Berlin-West, 1973-1972.
Tags: Sociology

Publications

  • Nielsen, Torben Hviid (2015). Det uforutsette i risikosamfunnet, I: Glenn Egil Torgersen (red.),  Pedagogikk for det uforutsette.  Fagbokforlaget.  ISBN 9788245017687.  DEL II.  s 59 - 65
  • Nielsen, Torben Hviid (2012). Holdninger til bioteknologi: Nye vinder?. Genialt.  ISSN 0804-225X.  21(3)
  • Nielsen, Torben Hviid & Dahlgren, Kenneth (2012). Contribution to: Monitoring Policy and Research Activities on Science and Society in Europe (MASIS): Final Synthesis Report, In Niels Mejlgaard; Carter Bloch; Lise Degn; Tine Ravn & Mathias W. Nielsen (ed.),  Monitoring Policy and Research Activities on Science and Society in Europe (MASIS): Final Synthesis Report.  Publications Office of the European Union.  ISBN 9789279233555.  Del.
  • Nielsen, Torben Hviid (2010). De "frisatte". Om individualisering og identitet i nyere samtidsdiagnoser, I: Kenneth Dahlgren & Jørn Ljunggren (red.),  Klassebilder: Ulikhet og sosial mobilitet i Norge.  Universitetsforlaget.  ISBN 978-82-15-01580-4.  Del 2.
  • Nielsen, Torben Hviid (2010). Lykke Pers ulykke. Om moderniteter, identiteter og egentlighed, I: Rasmus Antoft; Michael Hviid Jacobsen & Lisbeth B. Knudsen (red.),  Den poetiske fantasi. Om forholdet mellem sociologi og fiktion.  Aalborg Universitetsforlag.  ISBN 9788773079843.  Kapitel 11.  s 255 - 267
  • Nielsen, Torben Hviid (2009). Diskursethik und Gesellschaftstheorie. Ein Interview mit T.Hviid Nielsen, I: Jürgen Habermas (red.),  Philosophische Texte. Studienaufgabe in fünf Bänden. Band III. Diskursethik.  Suhrkamp.  ISBN 9783518585283.  Del I, kapittel 3.  s 141 - 179
  • Nielsen, Torben Hviid (2008). Dolly in the Public Sphere - Expectations and Fear in a Decade of Overselling, In Salla Lötjönen & Helena Von Troil (ed.),  Bioethics, Politics and Business.  Nordisk råd.  ISBN 9789289317283.  Dolly in the Public Sphere.  s 81 - 94
  • Nielsen, Torben Hviid (2008). Samtidsdiagnoser, kritikk og frihed. Om kritikkens standpunkter og frihedens konsekvenser. Sosiologisk Årbok.  ISSN 0808-288X.  (1), s 43- 49

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  • Nielsen, Torben Hviid (2009). Contribution to: World wide views on global warming. From the world's citizens to the climate policy-make, In Bjørn Bedsted & Lars Klüver (ed.),  World wide views on global warming. From the world's citizens to the climate policy-makers.  The Danish Board of Technology.  ISBN 9788791614521.  Del.
  • Nielsen, Torben Hviid (2008). "Grenseløse biopatenter". Forskningspolitikk.  ISSN 0333-0273.  31(3), s 4- 6

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Published Oct. 14, 2010 1:59 PM - Last modified Oct. 31, 2013 1:05 PM

Projects

  • Bio-Objects and their Governance. EU, COST Action.
  • ScanGuilt. Scandinavian Narratives of Guilt and Privilege. HF, UiO.