Chaudhury, Aadita. 2018. "EVENT: Africa Open Science and Hardware." 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.
AfricaOSH, held in Kumasi, Ghana from 13th - 15th April, 2018, was a gathering for those interested in Open Science & Hardware as a means to achieve locally adapted, culturally relevant, technologically and economically feasible production in Africa; as an alternative to traditional Intellectual Property (IP )and closed knowledge systems; and to understand its potential for development and collaboration across Africa, especially by reducing barriers to entry in education, research and manufacturing.
This PECE essay helps to answer the STS Across Borders analytic question: "What events have marked the development of this STS formation?".