THIS IS NOT YOUR USUAL NATIONAL SCIENCE CONFERENCE!
A piquant mixture of stretchy science, disruptive technologies, Māori and indigenous knowledge, business and industry, government and NGOs. We look forward to hearing your ideas (even if they do sound a bit crazy!), ambitions, progress, promises, experiences and future plans at this, our first national meeting.
Environmentalism Outside the Box: An Ecosex SymposiumFind out more
During the 19th century, the American School of Anthropology enfolded Native peoples into their histories, claiming knowledge about and artifacts of these cultures as their rightful inheritance and property. Highlighting several cases, this talk describes how similar enfoldments continue today—despite most contemporary scientists' explicit rejection of hierarchical ideas of race. This talk highlights extra-legal strategies that can address tensions between indigenous peoples and genome scientists and their facilitators—ethicists, lawyers, and policy makers.Find out more