Monthly Archives: March 2015

Citizen-peasants: Tanzanian modernity, international relations and the role of China

Darius A’Zami//International Relations//1sth of April 2015//3-4pm//Arts C133 Where, and when, is Tanzania? In conventional terms, economically it is in desperate need of modernisation – for many the epitome of ‘backwardness’ –in short, anything but modern. Politically meanwhile, affairs are comfortably … Continue reading

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Strike Debt: We Owe It To Each Other!

Sahil Dutta//International Relations//25th of March 2015//3-4pm//Arts C133 This is the story of one of America’s great radicals. A revolutionary, a geek and one of the most important anti-establishment heroes in post-war capitalism. His name is Michael Milken. He’s also financial … Continue reading

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The radical politics of British counter-radicalisation policy

Thomas Martin//International Relations//20th of March 2015//1-2 pm//Arts C133 The war on terror has been a catalyst for a series of transformations in how security comes to be understood and governed in the UK. Central to this has been the development … Continue reading

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Frontier Frenzy: What Might Anthropology Have to Say About the ‘Iron Grip of Finance on the Prostrate Governments of Backward Regions?’

Paul Robert Gilbert//Anthropology//11th of March 2015//3-4pm//Arts C133 This lecture will explore the role that cartographic imaginaries play in attracting and directing foreign investment toward countries that were once placed as members of the ‘Third World’ or ‘Global South,’ but are … Continue reading

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Re-Imagining South Indian Geography: A Maritime Perspective

Syed Mohammed Faisal//Anthropology//4th of March 2015//3-4pm//Arts C133 By mapping the kinship and business connections on the South Western-Coast of South Asia with Sri Lanka, South East Asia and the Middle East I will explore the specific social and commercial form … Continue reading

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