“It is a great honor to have the opportunity at the Bernal Prize Ceremony to share with you how the East Asian STS community encountered Trevor Pinch. What I am going to tell may not be the complete story of our encounter. I do hope to get more stories about Trevor’s contributions from other East Asian colleagues.

“Most East Asian STS scholars probably first came to know Trevor through the Golem series. The Golem was translated into Japanese in 1997, the very first translation in East Asia; it was renamed The File of Seven Scientific Events (七つの科学事件ファイル), sounding like a title for a mystery movie. The simplified Chinese version of The Golem came out in 2001, and the Korean one in 2005. Some distinguished STS scholars devoted themselves to the translation work, including Yoichiro Murakami (村上陽一郎) for the Japanese version...

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