S. Ravi Rajan

2007, January 19–21
Short SeminarEcologies of HopeInterdisciplinary participants of this seminar came together with data gathered from sundry ethnographic studies conducted around the world in the field of political ecology. These scholars explore the impacts that political and social factors have on environmental issues, and the specific case studies brought to this seminar reflect efforts made to create reform for the disenfranchised at the micro level.
2002
Catastrophe & CultureSAR Press PublicationCatastrophe & Culture: The Anthropology of DisasterAt a time of increasing globalization and worldwide vulnerability, the study of disasters has become an important focus for anthropological research-one where the four fields of anthropology are synthesized to address the multidimensionality of the effects to a community’s social structures and relationship to the environment.
1997, October 19–23
Advanced SeminarCatastrophe and Culture: The Anthropology of DisasterThis seminar explored the potentials of establishing common ground among the ecological, political economic, and sociocultural forms of disaster analysis and, by doing so, developing a coherent framework for the anthropology of disaster.


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