May 2017 News

May 8, 2017
Examining how humans live in, and understand, their environment, the course will introduce anthropological approaches to ecological and environmental issues.  A particular attention will be devoted to: Issues of environmental justice, including those studied in the field of development and... Read more
May 8, 2017
Congratulations to Luisa Cortesi, a sixth-year PhD student in the combined degree program in Anthropology and Forestry & Environmental Studies who has been awarded the Josephine de Karman fellowship for 2017-18 to finish her thesis entitled “Living in Floods: Knowledge(s) and Technologies of... Read more
Aniket Aga
May 6, 2017
Congratulations to Aniket Aga (PhD, Anthropology, 2016), whose dissertation titled ‘Genetically Modified Democracy: The Science and Politics of Transgenic Agriculture in Contemporary India’ has been selected for the 2016 Sardar Patel Best Dissertation Award. Established in 1999, the Sardar Patel... Read more
May 2, 2017
Abstract: The Malian Lakes Region of West Africa has long been overlooked in favour of better known basins of the Niger River. New archaeological survey of this region, however, shows a history far more complex than had previously been thought, with settlement mounds and multiple phases of... Read more