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Trans-Asian Graduate Student Conference Keynote/Friday Forum: Erin Collins – “Anti-Archive: Contesting Authoritative Claims to Space and Power in Phnom Penh”
April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Contesting Authoritative Claims to Space and Power in Phnom Penh
School of International Service
Dr. Erin Collins is a human geographer. Her work focuses on the political economy and cultural politics of transformation in Southeast Asian cities. Her current research looks at how people claim and defend space in Cambodia’s capital city of Phnom Penh in and through moments of political, social and economic remaking. Dr. Collins has recent publications in Environment and Planning and Development and Change. In the School of International Service, she teaches courses on Geographies of Uneven Development, Critical Social Theory, Development in Theory and History, and Qualitative Methods for Studying the City. In her research and teaching she draws on post-colonial, critical race, feminist and global urban theory.
This speaker is invited by the 6th Trans-Asian Graduate Student Conference as the keynote speaker. The Center for Southeast Asian Studies is the co-sponsor of this event.