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Kimberly Theidon -- Pasts Imperfect: Working with Former Combatants in Colombia

Monday, November 8, 2010

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

McKinney Conference Room

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“Pasts Imperfect: Working with Former Combatants in Colombia,” with Kimberly Theidon, John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.

Dr. Kimberly Theidon is a medical anthropologist focusing on Latin America. Her research interests include critical theory applied to medicine, psychology and anthropology; gender studies; domestic, structural and political violence; theories and forms of subjectivity; human rights and international humanitarian law; truth commissions, transitional justice and reconciliation; the politics of post-war reparations; comparative peace processes; disarmament, demobilization and reintegration programs for ex-combatants; anthropology of development; and US counter-narcotics policy. 

 Location: McKinney Conference Room, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street.