Event: What do Science, Technology and Innovation mean from Africa?

Cite as:

Chaudhury, Aadita. 2018. "EVENT: What do Science, Technology and Innovation mean from Africa?" In Events: STS in “Africa", created by Aadita Chaudhury. In STS in “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.


This conference was organized by Professor Clapperton Mavhunga and the MIT Program in Science, Technology and Society between November 13-15, 2014. This resulted in the edited anthology What do Science, Technology and Innovation mean from Africa? edited by Prof. Mavhunga. 

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...Read more

Workshop Anthology

What Do Science, Technology, and Innovation Mean from Africa?

Aadita Chaudhury: This anthology is a collection of essays that came out of the workshop "What do science and technology mean from Africa?". Edited by Clapperton Mahvhunga, this anthology explores science, technology, and innovation in Africa not as the product of “technology transfer”...Read more