Friday, April 17, 1998
2:30 - 2:45 OPENING REMARKS
James C. Scott, Director , Program in Agrarian Studies
Bondage, Dependency, Civilizing Projects
-- "Los Hijos del Azar: Culture, Class, and Parenthood in Late 19th and Early 20th Century Chile"
-- "The Effects of Ecological Hazards, Political Transformations, and Economic Change in the Senegambia during the Era of the Slave Trade"
-- "Finding Captivity among the Peasantry: The Malay/Indonesian World (1850-1925)"
-- "From Forest-dwelling Foragers to Indonesian Citizens: The Resettlement and Incorporation of the Forest Tobelo of Central Halmahera"
Discussant: Pauline Peters
Institute for International Development
(Program Fellow 1995-1996)
Saturday, April 18, 1998
Marks on the Land: Space, Property Landscape, Identity
-- "State Cartography and Fugitive Landscapes in Veracruz, Mexico"
-- "Are They Making Fun of Us? Exploring State-Society Relations through Narratives of Development, Politics, and Oral Traditions"
-- "The Bangando, People of the Crocodile: Tracing Threads of Identity through Oral History"
-- "All That Is Solid Dissolves into Water: Nature, Locality, and Making of Ipixuna Miranda"
Discussant: Eric Worby
Department of Anthropology
Managing Development: Development, Ecology, Justice
-- "Power, Politics, and Position: the Christian commission for Development and the Structure of Power in Honduras"
-- "Rethinking Gender, Bureaucracy, and International Development in the Makalu-Barun National Park and Conservation Area"
-- "Safari Hunting in Central African Republic"
-- "Neo-liberalism and Agricultural Cooperatives in Honduras"
Discussant: Catherine LeGrand
Department of History
(Program Fellow 1993-1994)
Official Knowledge, Vernacular Practice
-- "Childbirth and Authoritative Knowledge: Cooperation and Conflict between Obstetricians and Midwives in Post-Socialist Hungary"
-- "Forest Fantasies: The Cultures of Ecology and Development in Rural Tanzania"
-- "Ecology as Ideology: Western Science and State Environmentalism in Vietnam"
Discussant: Parker Shipton
African Studies Center
(Program Fellow 1992-1993)
Social Movements, States, Markets, and Violence
-- "Documentation and Comparative Genocide Studies: Cambodia and Rwanda"
-- "Marketplaces and Holy Spaces: Marabouts and the Morality of Free Markets in Rural Senegal"
-- "Conflicts and Visions: Farm Protesters and Farm Experts in the 1980s"
-- "The Dialogics of Imagining Nationhood in Zimbabwe: Ethnic Conflict and Political Violence during the 1980s"
Discussant: Jim Scott
Program in Agrarian Studies
6:00-9:00 RECEPTION AND DINNER
Luce Hall Common Room
- Martin Benjamin, Anthropology
- Orsolya Berty, Anthropology
- Nina Bhatt, Anthropology
- David Bronkema, Anthropology
- Susan Cook, Anthropology
- Raymond Craib, History
- Amity Doolittle, Forestry
- Christopher Duncan, Anthropology
- Rebecca Hardin, Anthropology
- Adam Marchand, History
- Nara Milanich, History
- Pamela McElwee, Forestry
- Donna Perry, Anthropology
- Hugh Raffles, Forestry
- Stephanie Rupp, Anthropology
- David Sanders, History
- Mary Summers, Political Science
- Yuka Suzuki, Anthropology
- Eric Tagliacozzo, History
- Catherine LeGrand
- Pauline Peters
- Parker Shipton
- Eric Worby
- Jim Scott
All sessions will be held at 77 Prospect Street (the ISPS building). The reception and dinner on Saturday evening are in the Common Room of Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse Avenue. (See map for campus locations.)