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STS and environmental history live to see another day

Reflections / Joseph Satish V

title Environmental history is yet another important avenue for STS scholars to explore and work with – considering that forests, the environment and “nature” themselves are constructed socially, a theme so often explored in STS theory. This post shares why Joseph Satish feels this is so, based on his visit to the Anglade Institute of Natural History in Kodaikanal, south India.

Describing and intervening: Exploring the plurality of STS in India

Report-backs / Joseph Satish V

Notes from a workshop and public lecture in the University of Hyderabad in India, where Prof. Wiebe Bijker engaged with themes around science, knowledge and responsible research.

Revealing fact and reinforcing faith: Gravitational waves and religion in India

Report-backs / Joseph Satish V

title Reflections on the engagements between science and religion in Indian society following the discovery of gravitational waves