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November 2019

Friday Forum: The Challenges of Researching Violence and Terror

November 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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The Challenges of Researching Violence and Terror: Faculty Conversation with Graduate Students   This week’s Friday Forum event is a conversation between graduate students and UW-Madison faculty members who have conducted difficult, sometimes dangerous, research…

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Friday Forum: Ingrid Jordt

November 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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"Why 'Democracy,' 'Authoritarianism,' or 'Nationalism' Fail to Explain Burmese Politics Today, and Why it Matters" Ingrid Jordt Associate Professor of Anthropology UW-Milwaukee International scholarly and journalistic observers have, with few exceptions, settled on a narrative…

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Friday Forum: Jason DeParle

November 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

"A Good Provider is One Who Leaves: One Family and Migration in the 21st Century" Jason DeParle Two-time Pulitzer Prize-nominated Reporter for the New York Times 22 Ingraham Hall (Note room change - basement of…

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December 2019

Friday Forum: Illan Nam

December 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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"Making the State Work: Delivering Social Goods in Thailand" Associate Professor of Political Science Director of the Lampert Institute Colgate University   Among states in East and Southeast Asia, the Thai state is an example…

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January 2020

Friday Forum: Nathan McGovern

January 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Buddhism's Implicit Theology and the Discourse of 'Holy Things' in Thailand Nathan McGovern Assistant Professor Philosophy and Religious Studies University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Ingraham Hall, Room 206 Noon - 1:30PM   Numerous scholars have addressed the…

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Friday Forum: Annie Shattuck

January 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Co-sponsored by UW-Madison's Department of Geography Risky Subjects: Pesticide, Vulnerability and Uncertainty in Laos and Beyond Annie Shattuck Assistant Professor of  Geography Indiana University Ingraham Hall, Room 206 Noon - 1:30PM   Globally, pesticide use…

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February 2020

Friday Forum: Jerome Whitington

February 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Late Industrial Environments are Constituted by Uncertainty: Notes from Lao Hydropower Jerome Whitington Visiting Assistant Professor Department of Anthropology New York University Ingraham Hall, Room 206 Noon - 1:30PM   Viewing contemporary environmental politics through…

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February 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Friday Forum: Nelly Van Doorn-Harder

February 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Indonesian Muslim Activism Against Child Marriage Nelly Van Doorn-Harder Professor of Islamic Studies Wake Forest University INGRAHAM HALL, ROOM 206 NOON – 1:30PM   This past fall, the Indonesian Constitutional Court ruled that the minimum…

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March 2020

Friday Forum: Mesrob Vartavarian

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Praetorian Divergence: Military Politics in Indonesia and the Philippines Dr. Mesrob Vartavarian Visiting Fellow Cornell University Ingraham Hall, Room 206 Noon - 1:30PM   Both Indonesia and the Philippines obtained modern coercive institutions via exogenous…

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