May 2017 News
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
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
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
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