Backchannels provides an outlet for alternative-format scholarly communications, publishing shorter, timelier, media-rich communiques of interest to the global STS community.
Bridging Science, Religion and STS in India: An interview with Renny Thomas
Reflections / Joseph Satish Vedanayagam
In this post, Joseph Satish interviews Renny Thomas on the challenges of bridging science, religion and STS in India. Thomas’ ethnographic work is unique to the exploration of caste, religion and atheism in the Indian laboratory.
Coronavirus – Call for Contributions from STS, Technoscience and Beyond
Reflections / Amanda Windle
Call for contributions from the 4S community in response to COVID-19. We are looking to put together a rough and iterative toolkit and a range of sources for 4S readers to think together around issues raised by the current coronavirus pandemic. Expected publication date for April 2020.
NOLA 2019: “What am I doing here?” Exploring discomfort in/as social research
Reflections / Marco Paladines