Advanced Seminars

2011

Street Economies, Politics, and Social Movements in the Urban Global SouthMarch 13–17, 2011Street Economies, Politics, and Social Movements in the Urban Global SouthCo-chaired by Karen Tranberg Hansen, Professor, Department of Anthropology, Northwestern University; Walter E. Little, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Albany, State University of New York; and B. Lynne Milgram, Professor of Anthropology, Faculty of Liberal Studies, OCAD UniversityParticipants in this seminar focused on how street vendors organize to improve their livelihoods and defend their rights in rapidly growing cities in Southeast Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
The 9/11 Generation: Young Muslims in the New World OrderApril 3–7, 2011The 9/11 Generation: Young Muslims in the New World OrderCo-chaired by Adeline Masquelier, Professor, Department of Anthropology, Tulane University and Benjamin F. Soares, Senior Researcher, Afrika-Studiecentrum, LeidenThis seminar convened to explore the place of youth in Muslim societies and the place of religion in Muslim youth cultures after the events of 9/11.
Biosecurity and VulnerabilityOctober 9–13, 2011Biosecurity and VulnerabilityCo-chaired by Nancy Chen, Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Santa Cruz and Lesley A. Sharp, Professor, Department of Anthropology, Barnard College“Biosecurity” highlights the urgency with which nations police citizenry, transient populations, and border zones. This seminar convened to examine historical antecedents and the moral and material dimensions of biosecurity measures as experienced by individuals.
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