We will hold this sketch's live workshop on August 17, 2020 at 8 PM EST.

All participants who annotate this essay by August 14th will receive an email with the Zoom link to attend the session.

Live notes will be taken on this document. Please assign at least one note-taker for your session.

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6S Workshop Code of Conduct

For the 6S virtual workshop, we are utilizing the following code of conduct for online workshops and conferences developed by Eleanor Armstrong and Divya M. Persaud (both University College London), and originally used at the...Read more

PECE Collaboration Agreement

This is the PECE collaboration agreement that lays out the general ethos of working in PECE (the open source software that STS Infrastructures relies on).

In participating in PECE projects which includes 6S workshops, I recognize that:

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Instructions: Round 1

Use this sketch, to draw out the many scales and systems implicated in what you study. Particular questions will be pulled forward to be the focus of your analysis and writing. As your research develops (and the world around it), you should be prepared to shift as needed -- what was once figure might become ground. Annotate this essay (here) with your responses to the following questions. Copy-paste the questions below into the annotation text field where you will answer them.

  • deutero [reflective/learning capacity]: How are people and organizations denoting and worrying about the phenomena you study?
  • meta [dominant discourses]: What discourses constitute and circulate around the phenomena you study? Where are there discursive risks and gaps?
  • macro [law, political economy]: What laws and economies undergird and shape the power the phenomena you study?
  • meso [organizations]: What organizations are implicated in the phenomena you study? What geopolitics are in play?
  • bio [bodies]: What are the bodily effects of the phenomena you study? 
  • micro [practices]: What (labor, reproductive, communicative) practices constitute and are animated by the phenomena you study? 
  • nano [language, subjectivity]: What kinds of subjects are produced by and imbricated in the phenomena you study? 
  • edxo [education and expertise]: What modes of expertise and education are imbricated in the phenomena you study? 
  • data [data infrastructure]: What data, infrastructure, analytic and visualization capabilities account for and animate the phenomena you study? 
  • techno [roads, transport]: What technical conditions produce and delimit the phenomena you study? 
  • eco-atmo [ecology, climate]: What ecological and climatic conditions situate the phenomena you study? 
  • geo [earth systems]: What geological formations, contaminations, resources and scarcities ground the phenomena?


Instructions: Round 2

Once all participants have completed their sketches, we will now complete a round of peer review. Click on this annotation question that was used for the sketch. Review your peers' materials and responses. After reviewing, click "Annotate" on the artifact below and select the "6S 2020 Elaborative Peer Review" questions to provide feedback on your peers' responses.