Combining anthropology and toxicology to study global toxicants
Vegetable gardening on closed solid waste dump, Zanzibar, Tanzania. Photo: Wenzel Geissler
AnthroTox brings together social anthropologists, historians and STS-scholars, environmental toxicologists and chemists, to understand how environmental, social and political-economic processes shape flows and impacts of toxicants across societies and ecosystems, and to contribute to public debate, policy processes and remedial action.
Dismantling PCs in a recycling plant, Dar es salaam, Tanzania. Video: Rolf Vogt