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 »

The Use of Live Songbirds in Mexico

Contributed by Blanca Roldán-Clarà Last summer, I participated in the 14th Congress of the International Society of Ethnobiology (ISE) that took place in Bhutan with my PhD research. I had an excellent overall impression of the congress and really felt that I belong to the ethnobiologist group. I presented a poster entitled: Perceptions of the… Read more »

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 »

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 »