Engaging Vulnerability Research Seminar

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Uppsala University

Schedule, spring 2016

Time: Tuesdays at 10.15-12.00
Venue: ENG 3-2028
Papers will be made available one week in advance.
English is default seminar language
Information: sverker.finnstrom@antro.uu.se

Schedule, spring 2016 [this page]
Schedule, fall 2016

Schedule, spring 2017
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Tuesday Feb 2, at 10.15-12.00, ENG 3-2028

The Jordanian Protest Movements 2011-2012. Activism, Political Culture and the Arab Spring
Arvid Lundberg, Dept of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University
Reading Feb 2: Lundberg, Arvid, 2016, The Great Demonstration. In The Jordanian Protest Movements 2011-2012: Activism, Political Culture and the Arab Spring.

Tuesday Feb 16, at 10.15-12.00, ENG 3-2028
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Sharon Rider

The Crisis in Education and Culture
Sharon Rider, ENGAGING VULNERABILITY, Uppsala Un.
Reading Feb 16: Arendt, Hannah, 2006 [1961], The crisis in education + The crisis in culture. In Between Past and Future. New York: Penguin Books.

Tuesday March 1, at 10.15-12.00, ENG 3-2028
Sverker Finnström, debattör, antropolog och forskar Foto. Mikael Wallerstedt

Sverker Finnström

Suspending Damage, Vulnerable Conjunctures, and towards a Theory of Desire
Sverker Finnström, ENGAGING VULNERABILITY, Uppsala Un.
Reading March 1: Finnström, Sverker, 2015, War stories and troubled peace, Current Anthropology 56(S12): S222-S230. Tuck, Eve, 2009, Suspending damage, Harvard Educational Review, 79(3):409-427.

Tuesday March 15, at 10.15-12.00, ENG 3-2028
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Mats Rosengren

Fragile Autonomy: Castoriadis’s take on the human condition
Mats Rosengren, ENGAGING VULNERABILITY, Uppsala Un.
Reading March 15: Castoriadis, Cornelius, 1997, Anthropology, Philosophy, Politics, Thesis Eleven 49(1):99-116.

Tuesday March 29, at 10.15-12.00, ENG 3-2028

Kiron: Higher Education for Refugees
Starr Campagnaro and Franziska Müller, Kiron

Reading March 29: Eisenberg, Michael, and Gerhard Fischer, 2014, MOOCs: a Perspective from the Learning Sciences.

Dear all, the Engaging Vulnerability seminar with Kiron, March 29, is unfortunately cancelled/postponed.

Tuesday April 12, at 10.15-12.00, ENG 3-2028

Forensic identification and identity politics in 2004 post-tsunami Thailand: Moral landscapes and negotiation of (geo)political boundaries
Claudia Merli, Dept of Anthropology, Durham Un.
Reading April 12: Merli, Claudia, and Trudi Buck, 2015, Forensic identification and identity politics in 2004 post-tsunami Thailand: Negotiating dissolving boundaries. Human Remains and Violence 1(1): 3-22.

Tuesday April 26, at 10.15-12.00, ENG 3-2028

TBC (to be confirmed)

Tuesday May 10, at 10.15-12.00, ENG 3-2028

Narratives of the Million Program: Vulnerable Housing
Irene Molina and Jenny Björklund, Uppsala Un.; Maria Karlsson and Mats Rosengren, ENGAGING VULNERABILITY, Uppsala Un.
Reading May 10: TBA

Tuesday May 24, at 10.15-12.00, ENG 3-2028

Kiron: Higher Education for Refugees
Starr Campagnaro and Franziska Müller, Kiron
Reading March 29: Eisenberg, Michael, and Gerhard Fischer, 2014, MOOCs: a Perspective from the Learning Sciences.

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