Global Studies DPhil lecture series 2012

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Doctoral researchers in the School of Global Studies will be taking the brave and admirable step of giving lectures on their research on most Wednesdays from 11th January 2012. The lectures are open to all, and will be held in Arts C133 from 13:00 to 14:00. Here’s the schedule, or download the PDF – Global Lecture Series 2012: listing.

January 11th – From Communism to Capitalism: the Transformation of Mao’s China

Luke Cooper, International Relations

January 18th – Conceiving Uncertainty: Negotiating the management of the ‘acceptable’ risks of chidbirth in Norway House Cree Hantion, Canada

Rachel Olsen, Anthropology

January 25th – “God Will Make a Way For Us”: Decision-making under hurricane threat

Robert Oakes, Geography

February 1st – The Military-Industrial Complex: Theory and practice

Steffan Wyn-Jones, International Relations

February 8th – Eastern Europe as a demi-Orient: Imagined geographies, orientalism, the enligtenment and the aftermath of an empire

V. Ratcheva, Anthropology

February 15th – Ego, Morality and Sophistication: Middle class subjectivities among urban youth in South India

David Sancho, Anthropology

February 22nd – Disasters – change or continuity?

Miguel Loureiro, Anthropology

February 29th – Gendering International Student Migration

Gunjan Sondhi, Geography

March 7th – “No Patents, No Cure” – Intellectual property rights in human genetic materials and biopolitics

Eva Hilberg, International Relations

March 14th – The Promiscuous History of Pollution Trading

Richard Lane, International Relations

April 18th – The Flesh Made Word: Storytelling int he Christian Internet

Anna Stewart, Anthropology

April 25th – ‘Good Women Stay at Home. Bad Women Go Everywhere’: Sexuality, emotion and honour in Sri Lankan migrant Narratives

Sajida Ally, Anthropology

May 2nd – Violence and Coffee Farming

Jonathan Newman, Anthropology

May 9th – Military Assistance to Stabilisation and Development: Has the British military gone “pink and fluffy”?

Lauren Greenwood, Anthropology

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