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Livelihoods, justice, and governance in natural resource management – insights from mangrove socio-ecological systems in Vietnam

Steven Orchard // Sussex Sustainability Research Programme (SSRP) // May 8th 2018 // 1-2pm // Arts C133 Abstract: Mangrove system dependent people in coastal areas of Vietnam employ a range of actions that have evolved over time and which help … Continue reading

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Re-conceptualizing non-Romani identity in the context of the Hungarian Romani liberation movement

Violeta Vajda // Anthropology // May 2nd 2018 // 1-2pm // Arts C133 The abstract is as follows: Recently, the prominent Hungarian Romani activist Jenő Setét said that ‘Hungarian society is currently unable to face the existence and operation of … Continue reading

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Exploring the Malaysian Space in the UK: An Ethnography of Malaysian Muslim Female Students in Manchester

Ireena Nasiha Ibnu // Migration Studies // April 25th 2018 // 1-2pm // Arts C133 The abstract is as follows: For many years, Manchester has been a second home for thousands of Malaysian students. However, there is little information about what … Continue reading

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Stylish clothes and affective trade: Vernacular perspectives on commodity circulation between Iran and Turkey

Yunlong Jia // Social Anthropology // April 18th 2018 // 1-2pm // Arts C133 Abstract: Building on fieldwork with different groups of Iranian people, this presentation explores the transnational trading activities between Turkey and Iran. Trade and commodities have long … Continue reading

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Green gold: the politics of small-scale mining reform

Andrew Hook // Department of Human Geography/Institute of Development Studies // 11th April 2018 // 1-2pm // Arts C133Abstract: In the context of growing attention on the environmental impacts of small-scale gold mining, particularly related to deforestation and mercury pollution, … Continue reading

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Global Studies PhD Lecture Series 2018 Spring timetable

Here is the full timetable for the Global Studies PhD Lecture Series Spring 2018:  

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Is obesity a negative word? Health professionals’ experiences and understanding of obesity management in Brighton and Hove

Lavinia Bertini // Anthropology // Wednesday 5th April 2017 // 1-3pm // Arts A103 According to statistics, the UK is the most “obese” country in Europe and obesity is described as a “burden” for the NHS in national policies. Here, obesity is biomedically … Continue reading

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