Seminars

 

AY1516 Semester 2 Department Seminar Series

 
Date & Time


Seminar Title


Speaker


Venue


19 Jan 16
2:00pm - 5:00pm


Re-articulating the Local in the Global Age


Peggy Levitt
Professor & Chair
Dept of Sociology
Wellesley College


Graduate Studies Divsion Meeting Room
AS7 #06-03


21 Jan 16
3:00pm - 4:30pm


Why Parents Should Not Be Told the Sex of Their Fetus


Tamara Kayali Browne
Lecturer
Research School of Biology
Australian National University


Dept Seminar Room
AS1 #02-12


04 Feb 16
3:00pm - 4:30pm



Understanding Wine by Understanding Tea: Rituals and Social Discourses of Tea and Wine Drinking in Contemporary China


Zhang Jinghong
Researcher
Australian Centre on China in the World
Australian National University


Dept Seminar Room
AS1 #02-12


18 Feb 16
3:00pm - 4:30pm


Aesthetic Citizenship, or the Work of Palestinian Contemporary Visual Art in Israel


Kiven Strohm

Assistant Professor
The American University of Cairo


Dept Seminar Room
AS1 #02-12


03 Mar 16
3:00pm - 4:30pm


Plans, Visions and Participatory Publics


Chitra Venkataramani
Postdoctoral Fellow
South Asia Institute
Harvard University


Dept Seminar Room
AS1 #02-12


10 Mar 16
3:00pm - 4:30pm


Domesticating Manga: Japanese Comics and the Transnational Production of Culture


Casey Brienza
Lecturer
Department of Sociology
Centre for Culture and the Creative Industries
City University London



Dept Seminar Room
AS1 #02-12

 

24 Mar 16
3:00pm - 4:30pm



The Limits of Contentious Politics in Saudi Arabia


Madawi Al-Rasheed
Visiting Research Professor
Middle East Institute, NUS



Dept Seminar Room
AS1 #02-12


29 Mar 16
10:30am - 12:00pm


The Financialization of the Gift?: Japan's Debt as an Anthropological Problem


Hirokazu Miyazaki
Professor
Department of Anthropology
Cornell University


Seminar Room B
AS7 #01-17


31 Mar 16
3:00pm - 4:30pm


Femininity in Dissent: The Experiences of Women in the Irish Republican Army


Azrini Wahidin
Professor
Criminology & Criminal Justice, Sociology Division
Notthingham Trent University, UK


Dept Seminar Room
AS1 #02-12