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Where is East Asia in STS?

Wen-yuan Lin and John Law review how to characterize STS in East Asia, keeping in mind colonial and geographic narratives, as well as the push for singular STS directions.Read more

Latin American science, technology, and society: a historical and reflexive approach

Pablo Kreimer and Hebe Vessuri track the emergence and development of STS in Latin America beginning in the 1960s. Read more

Bray: A Response to “The STS Challenge to Philosophy of Science in Taiwan”

Francesca Bray responds to Ruey-Lin Chen's characterization of the relationship between STS and Philosophy of Science in Taiwan.Read more

Anthropological STS in Asia

Michael M. J. Fischer characterizes STS in Asia as theory from the Global East, additionally distinguishing STS from SSK, SCOT, and ANT.  Read more

A Voyage to East Asian STS Theories; or, What Might Make an STS Theory East Asian

This 2012 article by Ruey-Lin Chen seeks to build a methodology of East Asian STS theories.Read more

Lei: A Response to “The STS Challenge to Philosophy of Science in Taiwan”

Sean H.-L. Lei responds to Ruey-Lin Chen's characterization of the relationship between STS and the Philsophy of Science in Taiwan. Read more

Science as Culture, Cultures of Science

Sarah Franklin highlights new directions within anthropology concerning both cultures of science and science as culture. Read more

Reflections on STS in Mainland China: A Historical Review

This 2018 article by Zhengfeng Li and Xiao Lu explores the influential relationship between Marxism, Western theories, and the development of STS in China.Read more

Science, Technology and Society Studies in Korea: Background and Prospects

This 1999 article by Song Sang-Yong reviews the growth of STS in Korea and contemplates future directions.Read more

What Are Cultural Studies of Scientific Knowledge?

Joseph Rouse articulates the disputes (and movement beyond) between internalists and social constructivists across many disciplines that have focused on what he calls the "cultural studies of scientific knowledge."Read more

Wild Goose Chase: The Displacement of Influenza Research in the Fields of Poyang Lake, China

This 2015 article by Lyle Fearnley builds on the contrast between lab and field sciences through the study of scientists researching avian influenza in the fields of Poyang Lake, China.Read more

Anthropologies of the United States

Jessica R. Cattelino describes three ways anthropologists of the United States have located the anthropological field.Read more

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