Biology, Ethnography and STS. An interview with Christine Hine

Christine Hine, Attila Bruni, Paolo Magaudda


Abstract Christine Hine talks with Tecnoscienza about her academic trajectory and passions, from botany and biology to her entry into the STS field. In this interview she comments on her most famous book (Virtual Ethnography) and her latest work (Systematics as Cyberscience) which traces linkages between science practice and knowledge, ICTS and biology. bringing her back to her first academic background as a natural scientist. Christine Hine also recalls her experience as past president of EASST and asked about what young STS scholars would nowadays need, emphasizes the absolute centrality of networking and collaborations to foster the field with new yeast.

Keywords biology, virtual ethnography, cyberscience, academic trajectory, EASST

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