My Congress Experience – Viktor Ulicsni

Contributed by Viktor Ulicsni On my first international congress ever, in May 2010, in Tofino, Canada, as a new member of the International Society of Ethnobiology I was also among those who voted for the host of the 2014 ISE Congress. Then, as I was quite beginner in my ethnobiological work I haven’t even dare… Read more »

My Congress Experience – Ssekimpi Ssemambo

Contributed by Ssekimpi M. Ssemambo, 2nd Deputy Prime Minister – Buganda Kingdom I attended the congress as a travel awardee; but also as an elder from Uganda the next (ISE Congress) host country in 2016. Here below are my general remarks briefly on the above congress: I didn’t have any knowledge about the ISE and… Read more »

Emerging from the Mist—Reflections on the Emerging Ethnobiologist Workshop

Contributed by Evelyn Roe The polite rain of south-west England taps on my window. I lift my eyes from the keyboard and soft memories of the ISE Congress arrive like mist over Dartmoor. Bhutan is a far-off place, and the workshop just a dream: a dream of friendship, culture, learning, and un-learning. But, as I… Read more »

Remembering the 14th ISE Congress in Bhutan

Contributed by Sangay Wangchuk, Congress Organizer In May 2012, Montpellier-France, the Toka Toka (Darrel Posey walking stick) was handed over to Bhutan by the 13th International Society of Ethnobiology (ISE) congress organizers. It was indeed a great privilege for the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment. Hosting the 14th ISE in Bhutan not only provided… Read more »