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Current Events Anthropology | Agrarian Change

19 March 2014

VERA ANSTEY ROOM, OLD BUILDING

9.15 – 9.30 Introduction.
Professor Rita Astuti (LSE).
Dr Alpa Shah (LSE).

Session 1
Chair: Dr Mathijs Pelkmans (LSE).
9.30- 10.15 Dr Ian Harper (Edinburgh).
‘Association of Social Anthropology: The Making of Ethical Guidelines’.
10.15-11.00 Professor Johnny Parry (LSE).
‘The Anthropologist’s Assistant: A Story’.

11.00-11.30 Coffee

Session 2
Chair: Dr Alpa Shah
11.30 – 12.15 Professor David Mosse (SOAS).
‘Misunderstood, Misrepresented, Contested? Anthropological Knowledge in Question’.
12.15 – 1.00 Professor Patricia Jeffery (Edinburgh).
‘Maternity Histories in a time of Communal Politics: the ethics of researching and writing about fertility in rural north India’.

SELIGMAN LIBRARY, 6th FLOOR, OLD BUILDING

Session 3
Chair: Professor Don Kalb
2.00 – 2.45 Dr Edward Simpson (SOAS).
‘Anthropology, humanitarianism and the global significance of words’.
2.45-3.30 Dr Magnus Course (Edinburgh).
‘Questioning ‘Authority’ in Indigenous Southern Chile’.

3.30 – 4.00 Coffee

Session 4
Chair: Dr Clarinda Still
4.00 – 4.45 Dr Brendan Donegan (LSE).
‘What do you do when your informants don’t like what you’ve written and try to sabotage your viva?’
4.45 – 5.30 Dr Luisa Steur (Copenhagen).
‘Close encounters with the politics of scandal in Kerala’.

The workshop is free but places are limited.
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