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Introduction to Latin American STS, Part One


4S going south for the first time in its history is, above all, an opportunity for members to engage with a long, rich, and fruitful tradition of Science and Technology Studies in Latin America. In this message, and following a historical account proposed by Kreimer et al.1 , I would like to offer you a short account of the beginning of this tradition, which we could arbitrarily situate in the 1960s. In order to organize this story, we could say that the beginning of STS in Latin America...