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Transnational Feminist Dialogues on Science, Technology and Society | Decolonizing Science and Technology

Feb 09, 2023 | 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Transnational Feminist Dialogues, 09.02.2023

Transnational Feminist Dialogues, 09.02.2023
Image Credit: CeDiS FU Berlin

Convened and moderated by Prof. Dr. Martina Erlemann and Dr. Tanja Kubes (Research Group of Gender & Science Studies in Physics, FU Berlin)

Despite manifold efforts of universities to foster diversity, science and technology are still strongly affected by (post)colonial power structures. Indigenous perspectives on technology and science are ignored in STEM knowledge production, as is the fact that minoritized groups are still significantly marginalized in research.

To make science and technology more equitable and diverse, it is time to decolonize existing power structures.

What does it take to decolonize science? Is this even possible? And if so, what structural changes would be needed? What would a decolonized science and technology world look like? Ultimately, what can we all do to advance change?

To discuss these and related pressing issues, the Research Group of Gender & Science Studies in Physics and the Margherita von Brentano Center invite internationally renowned experts to discuss different perspectives on decolonizing Science and Technology and to identify needs for future action and research.


Prof. Dr. Katemari Rosa (Federal University of Bahia, Brazil)

Prof. Dr. Banu Subramaniam (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

Prof. Dr. Paola Ricaurte Quijano (Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico)

The sessions will be recorded and available under the following Link:


Organizer: Dr. Sabina García Peter  (MvBZ)

More information: mvbz@fu-berlin.de

Registration: www.mvbz.fu-berlin.de/registration-tfd

Time & Location

Feb 09, 2023 | 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Online event:
Webex Meetings

Further Information

Time: 4 - 6 pm (CET)