Friday, November 21, 2014
McKinney Conference Room
Naveeda Khan is an associate professor of anthropology and director of graduate studies at Johns Hopkins University. Her thematic interests include: Bangladesh's riparian society, ecological consciousness, and climate change, Pakistan's religion, urban anthropology, and law, to name but a few. She earned her PhD, Anthropology from Columbia University, and has recently been a research fellow for the American Institute for Bangladesh Studies and the Wenner-Gren Foundation, both for her research in Bangladesh. Khan is the author of Muslim Becoming: Aspiration and Skepticism in Pakistan (2012), and the editor of Beyond Crisis: Re-evaluating Pakistan (2010).
Her workshop, titled The Scandal of Seasonality: Household Perspectives on Climate Change, will look into climate change and shifting habits in Bangladesh.
Discussant: Bhrigupati Singh, Anthropology
Presented by South Asian Studies.