All Backchannels Entries Tagged 'activism'
Report-backs / GESCTM Universidad Nacional de ColombiaCon el fin de ampliar y situar los debates sobre el postconflicto en Colombia y las discusiones sobre posverdad, algunos de los grupos en Colombia con agendas CTS/STS organizaron el Segundo Coloquio Nacional de Estudios Sociales de las Ciencias y las Tecnologías entre el 21 y el 23 del pasado Septiembre en Bogotá. (English version available)
Reflections / Rahul MukherjeeThe Bhopal disaster remains present in the lives of Indian "chemical publics."
Projects / Gwen Ottinger, Drexel UniversityGwen Ottinger discusses how data about the air quality of neighborhoods closest to oil refineries can be better harnessed by community activists.
Reflections / Michael Oman-ReaganWhen our library at Occupy Wall Street was destroyed, we used our beloved books tactically, as evidence, and then used the trauma of destruction to make a case for the illegitimacy of the violence committed when the library was destroyed. But how do we tell stories of violence that remains? How do we voice and give and hear testimony when confronting aggression and attack towards things we care for that are discarded, in the violence of ruination, the trashing of what we love?
Reflections / Max LiboironThe road to hell is paved with good intentions. The Ocean Cleanup array, designed to clean plastics from the ocean like a baleen whale, is one of these good intentions: experts in marine plastics, including myself, say it’s a bad idea.Technological fixes like the Array do harm to the larger project of ending plastic pollution, which is a complex social, environmental, and economic problem. It is also going to damage and kill marine life.
Diásporas, Espacios Híbridos y Redes Corpusculares. Presentación de la Red Española de Estudios Soci
Reflections / Maria González AguadoThe Spanish Network of Science & Technology Studies (Red esCTS) is a precarious, immaterial and fluid locus where almost two hundred students, activists, artists, researchers and “affected citizens” collaboratively re-think, experiment with and push STS forward.
Projects / Max LiboironWrite2know highlights STS scholars’ roles in civic participation and STS as an practice of “making and doing” politics in and through science.
Reflections / Kathryn de Ridder-VignoneAs we move away from intrapersonal learning and growth into the realm of hope how can...images serve? Participate? And how can they do it better?