1990s in the World and in Turkey
The following developments highlighted below shed light on the external conditions affecting the establishment of TEKPOL through the end of the 1990s:
The artifact responds to the question of external conditions that influenced the institutionalization of STS in Turkey. It shows the importance of the economic development paradigm in this process.
It is part of the PECE essay on “Science and Technology Policy Studies Program” (TEKPOL) at the Middle East Technical University (METU), prepared for the digital collection on An Archeology of STS in Turkey (2018).
METU TEKPOL Archive
Duygu Kaşdoğan, "TEKPOL: Conditions", contributed by Duygu Kasdogan, STS Infrastructures, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 20 June 2022, accessed 9 December 2022. http://www.stsinfrastructures.org/content/tekpol-conditions