Announcement: Belém + 30!

“Belém+30”: 16th Congress of the International Society of Ethnobiology XII Brazilian Symposium of Ethnobiology and Ethnoecology Belém do Pará, Brazil August 7-10, 2018 The International Society of Ethnobiology is proud to announce that the 16th ISE Congress will be returning to the city of Belém, Brazil for the first time since the original International Congress of… Read more »

My Congress Experience

Contributed by Michelle Baumflek Sitting in the light rain at the opening ceremony of my first ISE Congress in Bumthang, Bhutan, I knew that the week to come was going to be exceptional. The excitement and positive energy had been palpable as participants from all over the world entered the grounds, through a walkway flanked… Read more »

Gendered Ethnomedicinal Knowledge and Health Sovereignty in Bolivian Amazonia

Contributed by Isabel Díaz Reviriego In June 2014, along with other colleges from the Ethnoecology Lab at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain), I had the fortune to attend the ISE congress in Bhutan. Bhutan, the country of Gross National Happiness, warmly welcomed us. We learned, we danced, and we enjoyed spicy Bhutanese food and… Read more »

My Congress Experience – Linda McDonald

Contributed by Linda McDonald In June of this year I had the wonderful opportunity to be invited as a participant and speaker to the 14th Congress for the International Society of Ethnobiology in Bumthang, Bhutan. I was honoured to have been asked to speak on behalf of my First Nation, the Liard First Nation in… Read more »

My Congress Experience – Ali Garcia Segura

Contributed by Alí García Segura, Bribri, University of Costa Rica This year from June 1-7 in Bhutan a successful event was held and I’d like to share my experience with you. Bhutan is a country nested in the mountains between India, China and Nepal. The 14th Congress of the International Society of Ethnobiology was held… Read more »