Melissa Densmore on future directions of STS in Africa


Melissa Densmore (May 6, 2018): "There are some major structural issues entailed in the conference circuit - resulting in geographical siloing of research contributions. Would like to see more support for "southern-driven" conferences, with ties to mainstream conferences, as well as more effort from people doing work in Africa to participate in local research forums."


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August 1, 2018 - 8:16pm

Critical Commentary

AO: This excerpt from Melissa Densmore's response to the survey related to STS in Africa highlights her thoughts on future directions for STS in Africa and helps to answer the STS Across Borders' analytic question: "How is the future of this STS formation envisioned?" 



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Melissa Densmore, "Melissa Densmore on future directions of STS in Africa", contributed by Angela Okune, STS Infrastructures, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 1 August 2018, accessed 23 September 2023.