Peter Redfield – 4/15 – Bioexpectations: Life Technologies as Humanitarian Goods

About the event

Please join us for an in-depth conversation with Professor Peter Redfield of USC on his 2012 article “Bioexpectations: Life Technologies as Humanitarian Goods.”

Trained as a cultural anthropologist sympathetic to history, he concentrates on circulations of science and technology in colonial and postcolonial contexts. The author of Life in Crisis: The Ethical Journey of Doctors Without Borders (California 2013) and Space in the Tropics: From Convicts to Rockets in French Guiana (University of California Press, 2000), he also co-edited of Forces of Compassion: Humanitarianism between Ethics and Politics (SAR Press, 2011), and has been a recipient of the Cultural Horizons Prize of the Society for Cultural Anthropology. He is currently working on collaborative projects related to humanitarian design.

The event will take place virtually on Thursday April 15th at 4:30pm. Please RSVP for the event here to receive the zoom link. Please access and read his article here.