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Pitfalls and Benefits of an STS-Africa Network

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“Earlier this year, Prof Norman Clark participated in the STS-Africa meeting, ‘Mapping Science and Technology in Africa: Traveling technologies and global disorders” in Johannesburg, South Africa. A main component of the event was around establishing an STS community for sub-Saharan Africa, and Prof Clark reflects on the pitfalls and benefits of such an endeavour.” Read   …Continue Reading


Debates on Resource Extraction and Fair Trade in Africa: Conceptualising the ‘Global’ Dimensions

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On February 26th and 27th, two events were held in Edinburgh to discuss resource extraction and fair trade in Africa. Having had the chance to reflect on them both, Sam Spiegel shares some preliminary thoughts. Published in full via Postgrads From the Edge


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