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Welcome to Tapuya: Latin American Science, Technology and Society! This is a new, peer-reviewed, open access journal, published by Taylor & Francis, and affiliated to the Asociación Latinoamericana de Estudios Sociales de la Ciencia y la Tecnología (ESOCITE) and the Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S). Tapuya is a project that seeks to challenge current science, technology and society (STS) scholarship while, at the same time, making visible STS research undertaken from Latin American as well as in other peripheral regions.

Tapuya at Taylor & Francis website:

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Highlights

Call for Papers. Thematic Cluster for Tapuya: The grey zones of innovation. The illegal and the informal in Latin America.

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Deadline for abstracts: 31st March 2019

Editors: Óscar Moreno-M, The University of Edinburgh (UK)
Javier Guerrero-C, Instituto Tecnológico Metropolitano (Colombia)

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Check out the new articles, a literature review, and book review

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We recently published two new articles: “Doing and undoing Caribou/Atiku: diffractive and divergent multiplicities and their cosmopolitical orientations” by Mario Blaser; and “Selling the sociotechnical sublime: critical reflections on introducing STS to managers of a Chilean mining corporation” by Sebastián Ureta. Also, we published a literature review:  “The cyborg metaphor in Ibero-American science, technology and gender literature” by Gabriela Elisa Sued; and a new book review: “Latin American Science Fiction Studies: A New Era” by Stephen C. Tobin. You can access our recent content in the journal homepage.

 

Call for 2019 cover images

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As part of its mission to reach engage with the Latin American STS/Estudios CTS community, Tapuya LASTS would like to invite students, artists, researchers and members of the general public to contribute original images for the design of its 2019 cover. These images will appear above and below the title band, as on the current 2018 cover. Read more