interview

Kris Peterson on "what attracts you to Nigeria"?

"The biggest thing that attracts me is the incredible tenacity of people to manage and surmount their incredibly challenging circumstances. You don’t find that in many parts of the world. I also love Lagos in spite of all the wahala. The fact that people don’t just survive but thrive here in...Read more

“These Were Not Boring Meetings”: Miguel García-Sancho Talks with Karin Knorr Cetina

This is an interview of Karin Knorr Cetina by Miguel Garcia-Sancho. In the wake of trying to trace the emergence of STS, I came across this interview and it seemed to give a first-hand personal account of the academic journey of the author who also witnessed and contributed to the emergence of...Read more

INTERVIEW: How Fake And Substandard Drugs Get To Nigeria – Kristin Peterson

In this interview with Kunle Ajibade of TheNews and PM News in Nigeria, Kris Peterson discusses her book, "Speculative Markets," highlighting the complex layers that make up the Nigerian pharmaceutical markets.Read more

Sambuli, Nanjira. 2018. Typed Interview Responses. STS Across Borders.

AO: With her permission, I include Nanjira Sambuli's full typed responses to the interview questions I sent her.Read more

Interview by FutureFarmers with Abena Dove Osseo-Asare

Futurefarmers Amy Franceschini and Michael Swaine interview Abena Dove Osseo-Asare to understand the limits of knowledge and how researchers are moving towards these "unknown" territories as part of a multifaceted research project inspired by Charles and Ray Eames's film, Powers...Read more

Kris Peterson on "where and how did you get 'conscientised'?"

"I lived in West Germany as an exchange student in a household where the father is Syrian and pro-Middle East; and the mother’s family members were anti-fascist activists in WWII Germany. I was 18 years old and I was living in the U.S. occupied section of West Germany during the Reagan-...Read more

AFRICA IN OUR LIVES: An Interview with Julie Livingston

This interview by Kyra Fox as part of the BIG STORIES + CLOSE (UP) RESEARCH series from the African Studies Department at University of Wisconsin - Madison highlights Julie Livingston's research trajectory.Read more

Thoughts from Jimmy Maranga (BIEA Librarian)

1) What do you think if anything is unique, special or innovative about archives and libraries?

I think archives and libraries are unique and special because they serve as a meeting point for knowledge seekers. People who may have never met under any other...Read more

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