contributorS
uli beiSel
is assistant professor of culture and technology in Africa at Bayreuth
University, Germany. Her work is interested in the conditions of coexistence be-
tween humans, mosquitoes, and parasites, the ways in which biological resistance
reconfigures disease control technologies and practices, and uneven geographies of
access to health in sub- Saharan Africa.
didier faSSin
is James Wolfensohn Professor of Social Science at the Institute
for Advanced Study and director of studies at the École des Hautes Études en Sci-
ences Sociales. Anthropologist, sociologist, and physician, he was the founding di-
rector of the Interdisciplinary Research Institute for Social Sciences and vice presi-
dent of Médecins Sans Frontières. He is currently president of the French Medical
Committee for Exiles. His field of research is political and moral anthropology and
he is interested more specifically in various forms of inequalities.
P. Wenzel geiSSler
is professor of social anthropology at the Department of
Social Anthropology, University of Oslo, and also works part time as director of re-
search at the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology at Cambridge. He has
studied for several years transnational scientific collaboration in medical research
in various locations around the continent. His ongoing research focuses on the re-
mains, and memories, of medical science and, in particular, of scientific research
stations.
rene gerretS
is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Am-
sterdam. His current research interests include the relation between science and
governance and memories generated by biomedical interventions in Tanzania.
ann h. kelly
is lecturer in anthropology in the Department of Sociology, Phi-
losophy, and Anthropology at the University of Exeter. Her work centers on the
practices of public health research, with special attention to the built environment,
material artifacts, and affective labors of entomological inquiry in sub- Saharan
Africa. She has recently written on the epistemology of makeshift experiments, the
disentanglement in human and nonhuman encounters, and the memories of colo-
nial and postcolonial medical research in the tropics.
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