Genomic research is an important consideration in the contemporary thinking of agricultural and international development. However, it often misses an opportunity to engage with politics and related (mis) perceptions about technologies and their socio-political consequences. Our next Misinformation Research Platform Webinar will focus on genomic politics and the future of gene editing.
Date: Friday, 28 October 2022
Time: 11 am to 12 pm ET
Panel with: Dr. Eben Kirksey, Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Oxford
About the Panelist: Dr. Eben Kirksey is an American anthropologist and storyteller who focuses on issues of science and social justice. Dr. Kirksey is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Oxford, where he teaches Medical Anthropology and Human Ecology. He is the author of The Mutant Project, Emergent Ecologies, and Freedom in Entangled Worlds.