Author Archives: Felipe Vander Velden

Associate Professor at the Federal University of São Carlos (Brasil), PhD in Social Anthropology (Unicamp, 2010) , visiting researcher at Aarhus University (Denmark, 2016) and Leiden University (Netherlands, 2018), currently working on the anthropology of human-animal relations.
A poster for the ReACT conference says, in Portuguese, "Alliances for other futures." It shows an illustration of colonial people interacting with Indigenous people, but standing in front of a large electrical power facility.

Alliances and Institutional Partnerships for an Engaged Anthropology of Science and Technology

Conceptual transformations and emerging thematic agendas in the anthropology of science and technology become clearly visible in STS conferences. Paying particular attention to conferences that take place in the global South has the potential to open up an understanding of post-colonial scientific endeavors within our own field of expertise (Kervran, Kleiche-Dray & Quet, 2018;  Anderson, 2017; Law & Lin, 2017). (read more...)