About Geos


Global Epistemologies and Ontologies (GEOS) is a research project of the Knowledge, Technology, and Innovation (KTI) Group of Wageningen University. Our work brings together philosophical and empirical research on global negotiations of knowledge and social-environmental challenges. We aim to understand heterogeneous knowledge about socio-environmental systems by equally heterogeneous actors from Indigenous farmers to laboratory scientists.

Bringing together approaches from ethnobiology and political ecology to philosophy of science and social epistemology, we aim to contribute to critical reflexivity in debates about global challenges such as biodiversity, food production, and public health. Furthermore, we aim to reimagine philosophy as action research that contributes to interventions into social-environmental processes through dialogue with both empirical science and local communities about epistemological and ontological questions.

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Seminar

March 19  2021, 17.00 - 18.30 (CET)

GEOS organizes the third seminar with Boaventura de Sousa Santos. The title of this seminar is Science Technology and Innovation from the Perspective of the Epistemologies of the South.

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  • Global Epistemologies and Ontologies (GEOS)
    On Thursday at 17:00 (CET), we have GEOS webinar by Arturo Escobar, Michal Osterweil, Kriti Sharma on their upcoming book Designing Relationally: Making and Restor(y)ing Life. You can still register to participate!🏃‍♀️
  • Global Epistemologies and Ontologies (GEOS)
    There is still time to register for the next GEOS lecture by Boaventura de Sousa Santos on “Science Technology and Innovation from the Perspective of the Epistemologies of the South” this Friday!
  • If you missed Sandra Harding's talk, you can now find it here. And yes: GEOS now has a YouTube channel! youtube.com/watch?v=ZOahAL…
  • GEOS & friends with a session on "philosophy of ethnobiology" at the upcoming Society of Ethnobiology conference ethnobiology.org/conference/ses… with @KatieKendig @DavidLudwigWUR @SofEthnobiology
  • Global Epistemologies and Ontologies (GEOS)
    Last call to register for our webinar series before Sandra Harding's talk on Thursday "Becoming an Accidental Ontologist: Overcoming Logical Positivism’s Antipathy to Metaphysics" (5 - 6.30 pm CET)

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Chairgroup Knowledge, Technology
and Innovation
Wageningen University and Research