Tuesday, August 3, 2010

International Colloquium - Assembling Colombia (1): natures, cultures, technologies

Dear Friends and Colleagues in Science Studies and related areas, worldwide

We wish to announce a forthcoming colloquium, Assembling Colombia (1): natures, cultures, technologies

What? This colloquium constitutes the launch of the major research project, directed by Professor Olga Restrepo Forero, “Ensamblado en Colombia: Producción de saberes y construcción de ciudadanías” (Colombia assembled: production of knowledges and construction of citizenships). It is the first of a prospective pair, the second being planned for 2011. These events, and the research they project, are related to the 'celebrations' of the bicentenary of the Colombian state

Where? Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá

When? August 10 - 13, 2010

Who? 51 prospective authors of 38 papers, mostly Colombian but including 6 International Guests: Barbara Herrnstein Smith (Duke University, USA), Charis Thompson (UC Berkeley, USA), Pablo Kreimer (Instituto de Estudios Sociales de la Ciencia y la Tecnología, Argentina), Ana María Talak (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina), Dominique Vinck (Université Pierre Mendès-France, France), David Turnbull (University of Melbourne, Australia)

For more information, see www.ensambladoencolombia.org

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