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Perspectives of development in the Yucatán Península
February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
February 23, 12-1 pm, via Zoom
Mexico: Robin Canul: “Perspectives of development in the Yucatán Península”
Socio-environmental analysis of megaprojects, their immediate repercussions and long-term scenarios. Robin Canul Suárez (Campeche, Mexico, 1985) journalist and audiovisual producer, is co-director and photographer of the documentary “What happened to the bees”, he served as communication coordinator of the Collective of Mayan Communities of the Chenes in its consultation process indigenous by the planting of transgenics and currently carries out various strategic communication projects and coordinates Áurea Audiovisual, a production company that focuses on human rights and environmental issues.
This seminar is part of “Science and Technology in the Hispanic World”, a special seminar series prepared in collaboration between Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies and Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies Program
How does global science and technology affect Hispanic societies and ecosystems? How does cultural inheritance of hispanic societies inform citizens’ attitudes towards science driven technological projects? How do science and technology from the North mobilize indigenous science to resist undesired transformations? What are the culturally specific debates and conflicts that emerge in various local contexts where science and technology bring changes? This series features renown scholars and activists to introduce us to science and technology driven social debates in Spain, Mexico, Paraguay and Nicaragua.