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Emme Edmunds talk at JNU

Mar 21, 2014
PhD candidate Emme Edmunds gave a talk at Jawaharlal Nehru University on "Paradoxes of taboo: gender, knowledge and sex education among middle class people in Delhi". Read more

Tom Hirschl joins research team at Newcastle University, UK.

Feb 15, 2014
DSOC faculty member Tom Hirschl visited David Brown and colleagues at Newcastle University, UK, in mid-February to work on a project analyzing counter urbanization in England and Wales. The study team recently acquired a longitudinal data file on job commuting, and Tom is assisting with implementing methods in event history analysis. Tom also gave a seminar about his forthcoming book "Chasing the Dream" at Newcastle University. Read more

Philip McMichael lecture for ICM

Feb 10, 2014
Department Chair Philip McMichael gave a lecture titled "Historicizing the Land Grab: The Unfolding, and Unraveling, of the Global Food Regime" as part of an Institute for Comparative Modernities series on February 10th. Read more

Wendy Wolford at Food Sovereignty conference

Jan 30, 2014
Faculty member Wendy Wolford served as chair for a panel at the conference "Food Sovereignty: A Critical Dialogue".  Her group, the Land Deal Politics Initiative, co-sponsored the one-day event at The Hague in January. Read more

Glasgow and Brown present seminar in the UK

Jan 29, 2014
DSOC faculty Nina Glasgow and David Brown presented a seminar to the Business School of Lincoln University, UK, titled "Challenges and Opportunities of Rural Population Aging” on February 12th. David is a Humanities and Social Sciences Visiting Professor in the Center for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS), and Nina is a visiting scholar in the Centre for Rural Economy (CRE) at Newcastle University for the spring semester.

Reports from the field: Max Ajl in Tunisia

Jan 28, 2014
PhD candidate Max Ajl presented a paper called, “Social Demobilization and the Roots of ‘Islamism,’” at Faculté des Sciences Juridiques, politiques et Sociales de Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia, December 14., 2013. He also has a book chapter out, with Sherene Seikaly, “Of Europe: Zionism and the Jewish Other,” in Europe after Derrida: Crisis and Potentiality, edited by Agnes Czajka and Bora Isyar (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press).