Event: STRATEGIC NARRATIVES OF TECHNOLOGY AND AFRICA

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Chaudhury, Aadita. 2018. "EVENT: Strategic Narratives of Technology and Africa" In Events: STS in “Africa", created by Aadita Chaudhury. In STS “Africa” in Formation, created by Angela Okune and Aadita Chaudhury. In STS Across Borders Digital Exhibit, curated by Aalok Khandekar and Kim Fortun. Society for Social Studies of Science. August.

Meta-Narrative

The critical technical practice laboratory at the Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute in Funchal, Portugal hosted scholars, technologists, and cultural producers from September 1, 2017 – September 2, 2017. The conference aimed to reinvestigate these relationships and more in order to engender dialog between African and western audiences and participants.

This PECE essay helps to answer the STS Across Borders analytic question: "What events have marked the development of this STS formation?".

This essay is part of an essay on events that have helped to bring the "STS in Africa" formation together, which is part of a broader exhibit on "STS in Africa."

STS Across Borders In Brief

STS Across Borders is a special exhibit organized by the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) to showcase how the field of Science and Technology Studies (STS) has developed in different times, places and intellectual traditions. The gallery-style exhibit is part of the 2018 4S meeting in...Read more
Csikszentmihalyi, Chris. 2018. “Social Tech Ecosystems in Sub-Saharan Africa.” Social Tech Ecosystems. Accessed August 10, 2018. https://www.ssa.m-iti.org/final-report/.

AO: This final report by M-ITI was released in 2018 and built on some of the discussions from the event (as well as in-depth interviews and field visits).Read more

"Strategic Narratives of Technology and Africa" Conference Program

Aadita Chaudhury: This document contains the conference program for the event Strategic Narratives of Technology and Africa Read more

Strategic Narratives of Technology and Africa Keynote Speakers

Strategic Narratives of Technology and Africa Keynote Speakers

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