Anthropology and Social Change
What has happened to Genetic Engineering in the world? And where are we leading now with GMOs?
On Friday, August 31, a unique group of international scientists engaged with environmental and social questions around genetic engineering will meet for an open conversation on the state of what some have called “The GMO Planet.” Come and hear an update, as well as catch a glimpse from the inside of the world of Biosafety.
•Angelika Hilbeck, of ETH-Zürich; GenØk: The National Center for Biosafety, Norway; and the European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility, Göttingen.
•Hartmut Meyer, of the European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility, Göttingen.
•Elena Alvarez-Buylla, of UNAM: National University of Mexico; and Unión de Científicos Comprometidos con la Sociedad.
•Ignacio Chapela, of UC Berkeley; and GenØk: The National Center for Biosafety, Norway.
•Miguel Altieri, of UC Berkeley; the Center for the Study of the Americas; and Sociedad Científica Latinoamericana de Agroecología.