University of Colorado at Boulder

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Friday March 04, 2011. 09:00 am. Anthropology Reading Room, 4th floor, Hale Science Building

Humanitarianism and Migration: An Interdisciplinary Conference

Joe Bryan

Associate Professor of Geography, CU-Boulder

9:00 Opening

9:15 Joe Bryan, University of Colorado

"War by other means? The US Military, development and humanitarianism in eastern Nicaragua."

10:15 Ilana Feldman, George Washington University

"Life Lived in Relief: Humanitarian effects, political claims and Palestinian refugee community"

11:15 Break

11:30 Deirdre Conlon, Emerson College

"Gagging Orders: Asylum Seekers and Paradoxes of Freedom and Protest in Liberal Societies."

12:30 Lunch Break

1:30 Carole McGranahan, University of Colorado

"Sympathy for the Devil: The CIA, Tibet, and Covert Humanitarianism"

2:30 Susan Bibler Coutin and Connie McGuire, University of California at Irvine

"Transnational alienage and foreignness: Deportees and foreign service officers in Central America."

3:30 Break

3:45 Elizabeth Dunn, University of Colorado

"Notes Towards an Anthropology of Nothing: Humanitarianism and the Void in the Republic of Georgia."

4:45 Melissa Caldwell, University of California at Santa Cruz

"Getting to No: The Practices of Refusal in Moscow's Assistance Community."

5:45 End of Conference