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November 2019

Environmental Justice in Multispecies Worlds Writing Workshop with Paula Ungar

November 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Environmental Justice in Multispecies Worlds Writing Workshop with Paula Ungar (Alexander von Humboldt Institute in Colombia) Please join us for all or some of the discussions! Papers will be pre-circulated. Contact lrperry@wisc.edu for papers and…

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December 2019

Fall Term Holtz Center Student Meet & Greet

December 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Kelsey Wright’s Home (near Capital), Location to be distributed to attendees
Madison, WI
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STS Students are invited to the Fall Holtz Center Student Meet and Greet on December 10th. This is a Holtz Center-sponsored end-of-year gathering of students interested in STS. This event will be at Kelsey Wright's…

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February 2020

Fracturing Democracy: The Erosion of Civil Society in a Shifting Communication Ecology Conference

February 27, 2020 @ 8:00 am - February 28, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Fracturing Democracy: The Erosion of Civil Society in a Shifting Communication Ecology Conference February 27-28, 2020 Conference The title of our conference is “Fracturing Democracy: The Erosion of Civil Society in a Shifting Communication Ecology”…

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March 2020

SUGAR MACHINE: Medical Technologies and Plantation Legacies in the Caribbean Diabetes Epidemic

March 24, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Amy Moran-Thomas, Associate Professor of Anthropology at MIT LACIS Lunchtime Series Sponsored by LACIS and Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies "Sugar... has been one of the massive demographic forces in world history," anthropologist…

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November 2020

SUGAR MACHINE: Medical Technologies and Plantation Legacies in the Caribbean Diabetes Epidemic

November 10, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Presented by: Amy Moran-Thomas, Associate Professor of Anthropology at MIT.  Professor Moran-Thomas is interested in questions of ecological change and ethnographic approaches to science, technology, and chronic conditions. She received a PhD in Anthropology from Princeton…

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February 2021

Of Neutrality: Science, innovation and the politics of future

February 2, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

February 2, 12-1 pm, via Zoom Spain:  Vincenzo Pavone: “Of Neutrality: Science, innovation and the politics of future” Vincenzo Pavone is a tenured researcher at the Institute of Public Policies of the Spanish National Research…

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Perspectives of development in the Yucatán Península

February 23, 2021 @ 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…

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March 2021

Agribiopolitics: Plants and humans in the age of monocrops in Paraguay

March 23, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

March 23, 12-1 pm, via Zoom Paraguay: Kregg Hetherington: “Agribiopolitics: Plants and humans in the age of monocrops in Paraguay” The Green Revolution in crop development of the mid-20th century is normally told as the…

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April 2021

Facing the Environmental Mission: Small Farmers in Nicaragua and the Agro-Ecological Challenges of the Neoliberal Food Regime

April 20, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Nicaragua:   Birgit Muller “Facing the Environmental Mission: Small Farmers in Nicaragua and the Agro-Ecological Challenges of the Neoliberal Food Regime” The efforts of small development NGOs to introduce agro-ecology in remote and mountainous regions of…

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October 2021

La Follette Forum: Climate Policy

October 6, 2021 @ 8:15 am - 7:00 pm
Union South and Online, 1308 W Dayton St
Madison, WI
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The La Follette School will host its second annual La Follette Forum, funded by the Kohl Initiative, on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. The daylong conference on climate policy will feature policymakers, practitioners, community leaders, and…

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