Edna Bonhomme

Edna Bonhomme is an art worker, historian, lecturer, and writer whose work interrogates the archaeology of (post)colonial science, embodiment, and surveillance. Edna earned her PhD in History from Princeton University in 2017. She is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science and currently lives in Berlin, Germany. She has written for Africa is a country, Mada Masr, The Baffler, The Nation, and other publications.

Articles by this author

A Syrian refugee woman puts a face mask on a boy as a precaution against the spread of coronavirus, in al-Wazzani area, in southern Lebanon on March 14, 2020 (Photo: Ali Hashisho/Reuters) Views
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Coronavirus, Colonization, and Capitalism
After Haiti 's January 2010 earthquake, which killed more than 250,000 people and left over one million homeless, I moved to Port-au-Prince to help with relief efforts. As a recent graduate of a public health master's degree programme, and a person of Haitian descent, I thought my expertise and...
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