Local & Global Challenges

4/16/2018 4:00 PM

Local & Global Challenges

Colonial & Postcolonial Studies Events


March 21, Wednesday (4:15-5:45 pm)

Prof. David Gellner (Anthropology, University of Oxford)

Caste, Class, and Culture in Contemporary Nepal: Applying Bourdieu in Rural Nepal

Bowden Hall, 323, Emory University

 


April 11, Wednesday
 (​4-5:30 pm)

Fifth session of inter-campus seminar series on “The Practice of Democracy”

Session Title: “Local and Global Challenges

Venue: LUCHSINGER LOUNGE IN THE ALSTON CAMPUS CENTER, at Agnes Scott College

featuring:
  • Deirdre Oakley,   
     
     Professor of Sociology, GA State University
  • Matthew   
     
     Platt, Associate Professor of Political Science, Morehouse College
  • Tina Pippin, Wallace M. Alston Professor of Bible and Religion, Agnes Scott College
Parking is available in the Main Loop and in the West Parking Deck on S. McDonough (P2 on the campus map). 

 


April 16
, Monday (4:00-5:30 pm)

Prof. Rachel Sturman (History & Asian Studies, Bowdoin College) 
She is the author of the book "The Government of Social Life in Colonial India: Liberalism, Religious Law, and Women's Rights" (Cambridge, 2012).

"Sexual Economies of Colonial Hindu Law"
about "Custom and Human Value in the Debates on Hindu Marriage"
“Sand, Cement, and the Construction of the Urban Environment in Contemporary Mumbai”
Callaway S319 (Oded Borowski Seminar Room), Emory University


“The practice of democracy” inter-campus seminar series will be held at the specified Atlanta campuses. Updated program venues will be circulated closer to the event dates. Please check the corresponding locations and scheduled times for other Emory-based events. Papers for the events at Emory are pre-circulated. A limited number of hard copies will be placed in the History Department copier room.

 

Please contact Sujit Shrestha at sujit.shrestha@emory.edu if you have any questions.

Desire and Democracy Inter-Campus Seminar
Public · Hosted by Association of Historians at Georgia State University - AHGSU

This is an Inter-Campus seminar about Democracy. Participating colleges: Agnes Scott, Emory, Georgia State, Georgia Tech, Morehouse and Spellman.
​The organizers at Spelman College will involve students, including King scholars, and community activists.

Date: Monday, February 12, 2018
Time: 4 PM - 5:30 PM
Venue: Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, 350 Spelman Ln SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30314
Contact: https://www.facebook.com/events/897497467077605/

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