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Obstacles to Global Development - Sociological Perspectives

Friday, October 12, 2018 at 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Warren Hall, B73

The Polson Institute and the Department of Development Sociology is hosting a seminar on October 12th, exploring issues and obstacles to global development from a variety of perspectives.

The event will include four fifteen minute presentations followed by a discussion session.

Speakers and topics:

Kendra Kintzi, PhD Student, Development Sociology "Public Forests, Forest Publics: Environmental Imaginaries and the Politics of Sustainable Knowledge Production in the West Bank"

John Zinda, Professor, Development Sociology & Shrey Kapoor, PhD Student, Development Sociology -"Metabolic Fractures: How household Livelihood Practices Differentiate Agircultural Input Use in Southwest China"

Sidney Madsen, PhD student, Development Sociology - "Co-production of knowledge using semi-structured interviews: Experiences from collaboration with farmer reserachers in a particiaptoryu agro-ecology project in Malawi"

Christian Elliott, Program and Communications Associate, Development Sociology - "The 'Social Infrastructure' in Green Finance: Opportunities and Obstacles for Financing Sustainable Development in Middle Income Countries"

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