Anti-colonial/Decolonial Science in Practice, Annual Topic


illustration of different people participating in science and activism

illustration of different people participating in science and activism

Indigenous feminist STS scholar Kim Tallbear and feminist STS scholar Tanía Peréz-Bustos will discuss how scientific research methods can align with or against ongoing coloniality by reflecting on their decolonial/anti-colonial science studies practices. They will be joined by fellow research colleagues, Isabel González Arango and.......for this roundtable virtual conversation.  

Kim TallBear is Associate Professor, Faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta, and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples, Technoscience & Environment. She is building a research hub on Indigenous Science, Technology, and Society.

Tanía Perez-Bustos is the co-founder of Artesanal Tecnológica and is a faculty member at the School of Gender Studies at the National University of Colombia. She is interested in transdisciplinary work from which to explore methodologies that enable transformative research and pedagogies.

Isabel González Arango is an anthropologist and tejedora. Her research interests revolve around textile making and pedagogies and their relationship with the armed conflict in Colombia. Isabel also accompanies the Costurero de Tejedoras por la Memoria de Sonsón, an initiative that fosters collective memory strategies through weaving and embroidery as language, dialogue, and healing.


This is the third in a four part series exploring our annual topic Listening for the Anthropos-not-seen, directed by Dr. Kristina Lyons.