Anthony Stavrianakis on Collaboration and Ontology

The following is a conversation between Gaymon Bennett and anthropologist Anthony Stavrianakis about the Challenge of Collaboration. The conversation took place in a noisy kitchen at Berkeley University Campus. Since 2006 Anthony Stavrianakis has been working closely with Paul Rabinow on The STIR project (Socio Technical Integration Research), The Synthetic Biology Engineering Research Center (SynBERC), and the bio hackerspace, Biocurius. Bennett and Stavrianakis also go on to discuss the nature of ontology and the application of philosophical concepts to engaged/practical research.

Audio link: Anthony Stavrianakis, about Collaboration

Anthony Stavrianakis is a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Anthropology at UC Berkeley. Gaymon Bennett is Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Biological Futures, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle.

Also read Stavrianakis and Bennett’s short statement” On Concept Work

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