Ethnobiology is a transdisciplinary field that brings together the knowledge of diverse actors from Indigenous and local communities to natural and social sciences. While this diversity of knowledge is crucial for engaging with socio-environmental change, it also raises complex questions about conflicting epistemologies, ontologies, and values.
8 January 2021
Loci of enunciation. The history and philosophy of ethnobiology in/from Mexico
11 February 2021
Becoming an Accidental Ontologist: Overcoming Logical Positivism's Antipathy to Metaphysics
Watch Sandra Harding's lecture on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOahALojfJQ&t=4s
GEOS organizes the second seminar with the American philosopher Sandra Harding. The title of this seminar is 'Becoming an Accidental Ontologist: Overcoming Logical Positivism’s Antipathy to Metaphysics'.
February 11 2021, 17.00 - 18.30 (CET)
Our first public seminar will be January 7 2021 from 17:00 until 18:00. Francisco Vergara-Silva, from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Instituto de Biología, will talk about Loci of enunciation. The history and sociology of ethnobiology in/from Mexico.
We’re excited about our new team members in the GEOS project: Adriana Ressiore Campodonio, Abigail Nieves Delgado, Matthias Kramm, Michiel van de Pavert, Gabriela de la Rosa, and Julia Turska all just started working on their GEOS research. Welcome!