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14
Aug
2019

Engendering the Anthropocene in Oceania: Fatalism, Resilience, Resistance

The concept of the Anthropocene, as Dipesh Chakrabarty observes, confounds Eurocentric distinctions of natural and human history. But who are ‘we’ in the...
07
Aug
2019

Subversive Archaism: When Local Communities Exceed State Traditionalism – and Suffer the Consequences

Drawing on fieldwork in Thailand and Greece, and on comparative examples from other parts of the world, the speaker will address what happens when local...
31
Jul
2019

The Informal Economy of the Just Share in Indonesia’s Motorbike-Taxi Industry

About the Lecture Indonesia’s new ride-hailing economy is touted as a partnership between the motorbike-taxi-drivers and the company that owns the smart-phone...
02
Jul
2019

Babies, brains, tools, & war: Trends in human evolution

Natural selection for walking on two legs (bipedalism) in our ancestors was associated with evolutionary-developmental (‘evo-devo’) changes in the physical...

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