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Monday, April 29, 2019 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Goldwin Smith Hall, G76
232 East Ave, Central Campus
Guldana SalimjanPhD, Research Associate and Instructor, Institute of Asian Research, University of British Columbia
Lament in an Affluent Era: Politics of Memory among Kazakhs in China
Using feminist, oral history, and memory studies methods, she examines the embodied practice of Kazakh social memory as well as societal changes from socialist collectivization to post-Mao China. Her research interests include performance, anthropology of ritual and oral tradition, indigenous knowledge, and environmental justice. Her work is published in Central Asian Survey.
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