STS in Africa

Wahome, Michel, and Ellis Rubinstein. 2011. “Malaysia Collaborates with the New York Academy of Sciences to Develop an Innovation-Based Economy.” The Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences : MJMS 18 (3): 1–3.

Abstract: "If Malaysia is to become a high-income country by 2020, it will have to transform into a knowledge-based, innovation economy. This goal will be achieved by developing an atmosphere conducive to experimentation and entrepreneurship at home; while reaching out to partners across the...Read more

Chaudhury. 2018

This essay about STS Africa 2018 (Pre-4S 2018 Workshop) Event answers the analytic: What events have marked the development of this STS formation?Read more

Reflections on developing STS ACROSS BORDERS: STS IN “AFRICA”

AO: This blog post posted on the 4S 2018 website in the weeks before the conference aimed to briefly touch on some of the challenges, motivations and inspirations encountered in the development of the exhibit.Read more

4S 2018 Poster: Noémi Tousignant - ENGLISH

This poster series was created as part of STS IN "AFRICA" IN FORMATION, an STS Across Borders gallery collection at the 4S 2018 annual meeting in Sydney, Australia. All posters in the STS in Africa poster series can be found ...Read more

4S 2018 Poster: Thomas Hervé Mboa Nkoudou - FRANCAIS

This poster series was created as part of STS IN "AFRICA" IN FORMATION, an STS Across Borders gallery collection at the 4S 2018 annual meeting in Sydney, Australia. All posters in the STS in Africa poster series can be found ...Read more

Auerbach, Jess. 2017. “What a New University in Africa Is Doing to Decolonise Social Sciences.” The Conversation (blog). May 2017.

AO: This blog post by Jess Auerbach lays out seven commitments being undertaken by the newly formed African Leadership University to help meet their goal of a decolonial social science curriculum, which they hope will shift educational discourse in a more equitable and...Read more

Laura Meek on future directions of STS in Africa

Laura Meek (May 12, 2018): " ontological politics & world-making practices" Read more

STS in "Africa" Extended Narrative

Scholars working on Science and Technology in Africa have worked on a wide range of projects related to cultural astronomy ( Holbrook ; ...Read more

4S 2018 Poster: Noémi Tousignant - FRANCAIS

This poster series was created as part of STS IN "AFRICA" IN FORMATION, an STS Across Borders gallery collection at the 4S 2018 annual meeting in Sydney, Australia. All posters in the STS in Africa poster series can be found ...Read more

Black Suns: An Astrophysics Adventure (2017).

Synopsis: " BLACK SUNS: AN ASTROPHYSICS ADVENTURE is a documentary about chasing eclipses and science dreams. It chronicles the lives of two globetrotting African American astrophysicists, Dr. Alphonse Sterling and Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi, as they follow the two solar eclipses that...Read more

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