Insects & Biotechnologies Workshop

InSIS Seminar Room, 64 Banbury RoadWednesday Dec 11, 2013

 

Refreshments

1:00-1:15

Welcome and introduction of participants

1:15-1:45

Alex M. Nading (Dept. of Anthropology, Franklin & Marshall College; College d’etudes mondiales, Maison des Sciences de l’homme)

Environmental Ethics, Bioethics, & GM Mosquitoes: An Analysis of the Oxitec Case

1:45-2:15

Natalie Porter and Javier Lezaun (InSIS, University of Oxford)

Containment Versus Competition: The Transgenic Re-inscription of Human-Animal Connections

2:15-2:30               

Break & Refreshments

2:30-3:00

Rosa Binimelis (GenØk Centre for Biosafety, Norway)

Socio-Economics of GMOs and Beekeeping: How do they Interact?

3:00-3:30

Elizabeth Johnson (Dept. of Geography, University of Exeter)

Reproducing Bees: Value and Bricolage in Biomimetic Practice

3:30-4:00

Manuel Tironi (CSISP, Goldsmiths - University of London; P. Universidad Católica de Chile)

Insect Atmospheres: Bee Life and Coexistence as Endpoint

4:00-4:10

Break & Refreshments

4:10-4:40

Ann Kelly (Dept. of Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology, University of Exeter)

The Polovodova Method: Soviet Dissection Lessons in a Tanganyikan Laboratory

4:40-5:10

Astrid Schrader (Dept. of Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology, University of Exeter)

Abyssal Intimacies and Temporalities of Care: How (Not) to Care About Deformed Leaf Bugs in the Aftermath of Chernobyl

5:10-5:30

Final discussion