[Soasiastudents] SACPAN Reminder
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Fri Mar 2 09:35:54 PST 2007
The South Asia Conference of the Pacific Northwest is tomorrow, Saturday, March 3. Details:
South Asia Conference of the Pacific Northwest
March 2-3, 2007
Saturday, March 3, 2007, 9am - 5pm, Walker Ames Room, University of Washington, Seattle.
"The Poor Agitate, the Rich Operate": "New Politics" and the Governmentality of the Post-Liberalization State in India'
John Harriss is now Professor and Director of the School for International Studies at Simon Fraser University. He was previously Professor of Development Studies at the London School of Economics, and Director of the School's Development Studies Institute. In 2005 he was the founding Director of a Research Programme Consortium on Institutions and Pro-Poor Growth. His research in South Asia has ranged from work in the 1970s and 1980s on agrarian change and on the sociology of urban labour, to more recent studies of big business in Chennai and latterly on political participation and civil society. He is the author, with Stuart Corbridge, of 'Reinventing India' (Polity Press 2000), and of 'Depoliticising Development: the World Bank and Social Capital' (Anthem 2001), and the editor, with Olle Tornquist and Kristian Stokke, of 'Politicising Democracy: the New Local Politics of Democratisation' (Palgrave 2004).
"Diaspora: Security threat or competitive advantage?"
Sukumar Periwal was born in New Delhi, India, and educated in the United States and Britain. After completing his D.Phil. in International Relations at the University of Oxford, Sukumar emigrated to Canada. In previous research fellowships at the Central European University and the Institute of Asian Research at the University of British Columbia, he has studied nationalism and intercultural relations. He is currently at the University of Washington on a leave of absence from the Intergovernmental Relations Secretariat of the Government of British Columbia, where he is Director, International Relations.
"The Afterlife of 'Ghalib' in English Translation".
Jameel Ahmad is Ph.D. in Urdu from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He teaches Urdu at the University of Washington.
In the Aftermath of Death: Presenting Individuality, Self and Family in an Iyangar Family in Chennai, 1994"
Mattison Mines, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, UC Santa Barbara, Affiliate Professor of South Asian Studies, UW. His research interests include representation of self in South Indian society, artisan production, and occupational diversification. His publications include Public Faces, Private Lives: Community and Individuality in South India, (UC Press, 1994).
4:15 - Closing Remarks
Associate Director & Outreach Coordinator
South Asia Center, Jackson School
Box 353650, University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
e:snodgras at u.washington.edu
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