Past Event

Postsocialism: Mongolia and China

March 8, 2013
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Manduhai Buyandelger, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Lily Chumley, Assistant Professor of MediaCulture, and Communication
Steinhardt School, New York University
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

INTERACT Lecture Series: Rethinking the Global

Globalization is a strange concept–simultaneously undisputed in its existence and radically contested in its meaning. The idea that the world is irrevocably interconnected in new and distinct ways has been a central, if unwieldy, locus of academic study for almost twenty years now. Exploring topics ranging from labor to migration, war to climate change, these lectures aim to reframe key debates in the study of the interconnectedness of the planet.