STS in Africa

Blog post: "LES FABLABS EN AFRIQUE : UNE UTOPIE À L’ÉPREUVE DES RÉALITÉS LOCALES"

AO: This blog post by Thomas Hervé Mboa Nkoudou reflects on some of the rich discussions that took place from May 6 - 10, 2018 in Dakar, Senegal on the theme: "Non-aligned Utopias: Digital Imaginaries." During the panel discussion, representatives of fab...Read more

Jude Mwenda on future directions of STS in Africa

Jude Mwenda (May 5, 2018): "biotechnology, precolonial making" Read more

Victoria Bernal on future directions of STS in Africa

Victoria Bernal (May 27, 2018): " There are so many exciting things going on. One thing that interests me is African makers, hackers, and repair/recyclers. I think there is a lot of experimentation, teaching and learning, and innovation going on in some spheres that are not necessarily on...Read more

Angela Okune on the future directions of STS in Africa

Angela Okune (June 6, 2018): I think that future research related to science and technology in/from/on Africa should look at research infrastructures, that is, the technical, legal, political, economic and social infrastructures that have been and are being established to produce...Read more

4S 2018 Poster: Thomas Hervé Mboa Nkoudou - ENGLISH

This poster series was created as part of STS IN "AFRICA" IN FORMATION, an STS Across Borders gallery collection at the 4S 2018 annual meeting in Sydney, Australia. All posters in the STS in Africa poster series can be found ...Read more

Helena Barnard on future directions of STS in Africa

Helena Barnard (April 25, 2018): " The rise of predatory journals and what it suggests about how African scholars perceive the process of knowledge generation is a critically important issue." Read more

Michel Wahome on Future Directions of STS in Africa

Michel Wahome (August 20, 2018): "Continued work in the development of decolonial epistemology so that Africa can speak about and for itself." Read more

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