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Plants that Purify: The Natural and Supernatural History of Smudging

Plants that Purify: The Natural and Supernatural History of Smudging

Oct 18, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM 2203 SS&H - Andrews Conference Room203 SS&H - Andrews Conference Room,

Environments & Societies Colloquium Series, featuring Rosalyn La Pier, associate professor of environmental studies at the University of Montana.

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Oduduwa's Chain: Locations of Culture in the Yoruba Atlantic

Oduduwa's Chain: Locations of Culture in the Yoruba Atlantic

Oct 23, 2017 from 04:10 PM to 06:00 PM Andrews Conference Room, 2203 SS&H,

Presented by Andrew Apter, cultural anthropologist and professor in the Department of History at UCLA. Hosted by the Department of Anthropology.

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Film Screening: The Land Beneath Our Feet

Film Screening: The Land Beneath Our Feet

Oct 26, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Wright Hall, Lab A,

The Environments & Societies Research Initiative presents a screening of the documentary, "The Land Beneath Our Feet," with the film's director, Gregg Mitman, Vilas Research and William Coleman Professor of History of Science, Medical History, and Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin.

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Statistical Methodology in the Social Sciences 2017

Statistical Methodology in the Social Sciences 2017

Oct 27, 2017 from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM 2203 SS&H - Andrews Conference Room03 SS&H - Andrews Conference Room,

At the third convening of this annual ISS event, faculty, postdocs and graduate students from all over campus will present and discuss their quantitative research.

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The World that Firestone Built: Capitalism, American Empire, and the Forgotten Promise of Liberia

The World that Firestone Built: Capitalism, American Empire, and the Forgotten Promise of Liberia

Oct 27, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM 1246 SS&H (STS/CSIS Room)6 SS&H (STS/CSIS Room),

Environments & Societies Colloquium Series, featuring Gregg Mitman, Vilas Research and William Coleman Professor of History of Science, Medical History, and Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin.

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Humanitarian Work in Viet Nam: The Future of Civil Society and Transnational Soft Diplomacy

Humanitarian Work in Viet Nam: The Future of Civil Society and Transnational Soft Diplomacy

Nov 03, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM Student Community Center, Multipurpose Roomm,

Hosted by the New Viet Nam Studies Initiative.

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The Politics of Compassion: The Sichuan Earthquake and Civic Engagement in China

The Politics of Compassion: The Sichuan Earthquake and Civic Engagement in China

Nov 16, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM 2203 SS&H - Andrews Conference Room SS&H - Andrews Conference Room,

Presented by Bin Xu, assistant professor of sociology at Emory University. Hosted by East Asian Studies.

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Unintended Effects of the Safety Net

Unintended Effects of the Safety Net

Nov 17, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM Student Community Center, Multipurpose Room,

A conference hosted by the Center for Poverty Research.

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ISS Distinguished Lecture: Assaf Razin

ISS Distinguished Lecture: Assaf Razin

Nov 27, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM AGR Hall, Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center,

ISS Distinguished Lecture presented by Assaf Razin, emeritus professor at the Eitan Berglas School of Economics at Tel Aviv University and visiting professor in the Department of Economics at UC Davis.

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