Monthly Archives: March 2014

Violence, humanitarianism and rights: Storytelling amongst Congolese refugees in Uganda

Katie McQuaid//Anthropology//2nd April//1-2 pm//Room C233 Please note the change of venue! This weeks’ seminar will be in room C233. Upon fleeing the complex and violent conflicts of the Democratic Republic of Congo, men, women, youth and children are remaking their … Continue reading

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Diverse Forms of Environmental Participation: Case Studies of Mining in China and India

Pin-Hsien Wu//International Development//26th of March//1-2 pm//Arts C133   Abstract: This lecture presents parts of the findings of my PhD research, which is based on the fieldwork conducted in China and India during 2011 to 2012. The research aims to understand … Continue reading

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Islamic education reform in Senegal: Development meets “Game of Thrones”

Anneke Newman//Anthropology//19th of March//1-2 pm//Arts C133 Development policies are often designed at international and national levels, without rigorous understanding of local contexts. While projects might have the potential to meet the demands and needs of marginalised people, they can be … Continue reading

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