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Colloquium Series, Fall 2001–2002

September 14

Charles Geisler
Rural Sociology, Cornell University
“Parks as Place-Making in Africa: Another Side of Nature”

September 21

Mark Ritchie
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, Minneapolis, MN
“Agrarian Contributions to the Debate over Global Governance: A Look Back on Seattle and Forward to a New Global System”

September 28

Sheila Jasanoff
Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program, Harvard University
“Heaven and Earth: Images and Models of Environmental Change”

October 5

Hugh Raffles
Anthropology, University of California/Santa Cruz
“Fluvial Intimacies”

October 12

Luise White
History, University of Florida
“Race, Regiment, and Counter-insurgency: An Exploration in Military History and Ideas about Nationality in Rhodesia”

October 19

Jack Temple Kirby
History, Miami University of Ohio
“Memorializing Peasants: A Search for Repute”

October 26

Linda-Anne Rebhun
Anthropology, Yale University
“Women, Men, (and Dogs) in Northeast Brazil”

November 2

Michael Ross
Political Science, UCLA
“Oil, Drugs, and Diamonds: How Resource Wealth is Linked to Civil War”

November 9

Mamadou Diawara
Center for Research on Local Knowledge, Bamako, Mali
“Places of Development: Colonial Experts Come to Grips With the Peasants of the Office du Niger in the Last Century”

November 16

K. Sivaramakrishnan
Anthropology, University of Washington
“Circular Migration and Rural Cosmopolitanism in India”
(Vinay Gidwani, coauthor)

November 30

Laurent Dubois
History, Michigan State University
“Prophetic Rumor and the Politics of Slave Revolt in the Americas”

December 7

Erika Weinthal
Political Science, Tel Aviv University
“Globalizing the Central Asian Environment: International Organizations, Nongovernmental Organizations, and the State”



Colloquium Series, Fall 2001–2002

January 18

Arturo Escobar
Anthropology, University of North Carolina
“Reassessing Development and Modernity: Rainforest Futures”

January 25

John Ikerd
Agricultural Economics, University of Missouri
“Rethinking the Role of Agriculture in the Future of Rural Communities”

February 1

David Auerbach
Slow Food Movement
“Slow Food Nation”

February 8

Christopher Hann
Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, University of Halle
“The Idiocy of Decollectivization”

February 15

Harry West
Anthropology, New School School for Social Research
“Lions and Sorcery and Metaphors, Oh My!”

February 22

Vupenyu Dzingirai
Development and Research Consultant, Zimbabwe
“‘There are Bucks and All Sort of Things in Those Forests’: The New Scramble for the African Countryside”

March 1

Rachel Schurman
Sociology, University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign
“Sense and Sensibilities: The Motives and Meanings Behind Anti-GMO Activism”

March 8

Christopher Dyer
Medieval and Modern History, University of Birmingham
“How Oppressed Were Peasants in the Middle Ages?: Assessing Lords' Impact on the Peasant Economy”

March 29

Michael Goldman
Sociology, University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign
“East of Eden, South of Wall Street: The Roots/Routes of World Bank Power”

April 5

Guillaume Boccara
Anthropology, École des Hautes Études in Sciences Sociales, Paris
“Frontiers, Ethnogenesis, and Ethnification in the Americas (Colonial Period)”

April 12

Donna Haraway
History of Consciousness, University of California/Santa Cruz
“Cloning Mutts, Saving Tigers: Ethical Emergents in Technocultural Dog Worlds”

April 19

Subir Sinha
Development Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
“Configurations of ‘Community’ in the Agendas of Nehruvian Socialism and its ‘Opponents’”

April 26

Elizabeth Oglesby
Geography, University of California/Berkeley
“Agrarian Questions and the Geographics of Work: The Politics of Agro-Industry in Postwar Central America”