Indigenous Sovereignty Beyond Territory

Grace Dho, Indigenous Voices in Conservation Midterm Indigenous sovereignty has become a buzzword among the current political agendas. However, the complete scope of indigenous sovereignty is often overlooked in these western agendas, as indigenous sovereignty expands beyond indigenous nations having power over their current disposition (Reed, 2020). True indigenous sovereignty includes sovereignty over historical lands... Continue Reading →

Decolonization – Julia Wack

Decolonization is the process of deconstructing pre-existing colonial approaches to knowledge, research, and technology. For this to be possible, there is a need for prior understandings of the colonial nation’s violent histories. The histories of U.S. lands were Indigenous, but these lands are still Indigenous (Jacobs). Indigenous people cannot be treated as a relic of... Continue Reading →

STS from the Wounds

Mara Dicenta, William & Mary; Julia Morales Fontanilla, Rutgers University; Aadita Chaudhury, York University. Panel organized at the 2021 Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) Meeting.  What does it mean to engage in “good relations” in worlds that unfold after violence and destruction? How does STS respond to wounded worlds? This panel interrogates the... Continue Reading →

Between democracy and the market: conservation along the southern Andes (Argentina and Chile)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jo-6elcNhM Panel Presented at the Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI) meeting 2021: Anthropology & Conservation Since the 1990s, the southern Andes along the Argentinean-Chilean border has seen an unprecedented growth of public and private conservation projects. Such growth has contributed to the transformation of this area from a remote natural resource frontier, whose economic and political... Continue Reading →

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