Chaudhury, Aadita. 2018. "Event: 4S 2017." In Events: STS in “Africa", created by Aadita Chaudhury. In STS in “Africa” in Formation, created by Angela Okune and Aadita Chaudhury. In STS Across Borders Digital Exhibit, curated by Aalok Khandekar and Kim Fortun. Society for Social Studies of Science. August.
The Annual Conference for the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) in 2017 featured a variety of talks and papers relevant to the formation of STS in/on Africa. While this was not a conference devoted specifically to "STS in Africa", there was a critical mass of scholars present that helped further facilitate the formation of a community of scholars.
This PECE essay helps to answer the STS Across Borders analytic question: "What events have marked the development of this STS formation?".