Events Sept-Dec, 2021.

Sept. 22, 2021. Conferencia en el CIHAC-Universidad de Costa Rica. Voy a estar conversando con colegas del Centro de Investigaciones en HIstoria de America Central sobre A Future History of Water (Duke 2019). El titulo de la charla es: Una Historia Futura del Agua desde el Asombro y los DIspositivos Técnico-Jurídicos, sera a las 4pm y se pueden conectar a traves del CIHAC, detalles a traves de su Facebook.

Sept. 26 / 27, 2021. I will be occupying two time zones while sharing with colleagues at the Australian National University some of my ongoing work. At 9 pm Costa Rica time, I will speak about Aquifers, Science, and the potential for Post-Extractivist Imaginaries. All log in info is here

Oct. 6-9, 2021. Is the 4S 2021 meeting on Good Relations: Practices and Methods in Unequal and Uncertain Worlds. I will be discussant on a set of really promising papers on Water Governance and will be presenting my own research on Plumes as Techno-Scientific figures. I will be part of a panel titled What do we talk about when we talk about depth? The preliminary program is here.

Oct. 15-16, 2021. Will be attending a workshop at Indiana University organized by the brilliant Jessica O’Reilly and Ilana Gershon. The workshop examines the project as a figure of social organization. I will be workshopping really new work on projects, trusts, and water.

Oct. 26, 2021. A super exciting roundtable in preparation for the 2022 Sydney Biennale around rīvus(stream), Organized by Juan Francsico Salazar at Western Sydney U, I will be in conversation with Macarena Gomez Barris and Astrida Neimanis.

Nov. 16, 2021. I will be delivering a talk through the STS and Human Rights series organized by Eden Medina at MIT. You can register for the talk here.

Nov. 17-21, 2021. Is the annual American Anthropological Association Meetings, this year in Baltimore. I am involved in so many fantastic panels. Will tweet about each of them. I will be presenting work on prediction, asking what kind of predictive instrument might a Vulnerability Matrix for Aquifer Protection be. Program for the whole conference available here

Nov. 2021. Weekly I will be joining the course on Teoría de la Arquitectura, taught by Valeria Guzman Verri at the University of Costa Rica. We will be working with students on the connections between drawing and hydro-geo-social formations. This is an experiment of its time. Taught via Zoom, rather than in a physical studio, and working against the background of teaching during the pandemic in Costa Rica. We’ll have a public discussion of the results in December.

Dec. 2, 2021. Estare conversando con Valeria Guzman sobre el dibujo, el espacio subterráneo, y los experimentos pedagógicos. Vamos a reflexionar sobre el encuentro de la arquitectura y la antropología y sobre nuestra experiencia acercando nuestras disciplinas a través de temas de interés compartidos.