Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Naveeda Khan ─ The Scandal of Seasonality: Household Perspectives on Climate Change

Friday, November 21, 2014

12 p.m.

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