Other Speakers Series

  • Design Ethicquette

    7 December 2020 (Mon) , 4.30 - 6pm
    At Zoom (RSVP on Symplicity)

    Yale-NUS’ Centre for International & Professional Experience will be hosting the award-winning designer (and Forbes Fellow 2018) Ziqq Rafit for his talk on Design Ethicquette.  As the world becomes more complex in the realm of design, innovation and technologies, Designers need to expand their range of tools and lenses to see and navig...

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  • New Ethnographies of Asia

    20 November 2020 (Fri) , 11pm - 12am (SGT)
    At www.youtube.com/WeatherheadEastAsianInstitute/live

    On the 20th of November, Prof. Lau Ting Hui will be speaking on the panel, Therapeutic Politics of Care: New Ethnographies of Asia. Based on research from three provinces in China, Thailand, and contested Kashmir territory, the panellists will speak to care through themes of viral surveillance, psychiatry under militarization, addiction and hist...

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  • Anthropology Capstone Panel

    26 October 2020 (Mon) , 4 - 5.30pm
    At Zoom

    Come listen to a panel of distinguished alumni and professor share how they put their Anthropology degree to use in their careers on the October 26th from 4- 5.30 pm. RSVP here to get the Zoom link for the event: https://qfreeaccountssjc1.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_expg050OUEXoXFH. We can’t wait to see you there!

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  • Do We Believe in Health Equity in Singapore?

    14 October 2020 (Wed) , 6 - 7.30pm
    At Zoom

    The Anthropology department is excited to present you with the discussion, “Do We Believe in Health Equity in Singapore?” held on the 14th of October, from 6-7.30pm. In this discussion, Professor Jeremy Lim will discuss inequalities in health in Singapore and explore whether these are bugs or features of the Singapore Health System. ...

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  • After Labor

    4 November 2019 (Mon) , 4:30pm-6:00pm
    At Tan Chin Tuan Lecture Theater

    This talk is given by Profs. John and Jean Comaroff, visiting professors from Harvard University. Concern has been steadily mounting, across the globe, that wage work is disappearing. Yet there is little agreement about how, why, where, or in what measure. Or what might take its place in the future. Why do we – scholars,...

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  • Changing (In)fertilities in Asia and Beyond

    18 October 2019 (Fri) , 9:00am-5:00pm
    At Yale-NUS College Performance Hall

    Exciting upcoming conference on Changing (In)Fertilities in Asia and Beyond, organized by Dr. Marcia Inhorn (Yale University, Anthropology) and including many leading medical anthropologists from around the world. Please register for your free place at http://yalenus-changing-infertility.eventbrite.com!

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  • Layers, Patches, and Potatoes: On the emergence...

    14 February 2019 (Thu) , 3:00-4:00 PM
    At AS1-02-12 - SOCIOLOGY DEPT SEMINAR ROOM (45), National University of Singapore

    Doctor Alder Keleman Saxena Yale-NUS College, Singapore This paper considers a paradox: while the genetic diversity of native and traditional crops is often celebrated as a potential source of resistance to novel pests and diseases, in the inter-Andean mountain farming systems of Cochabamba, Bolivia, native potato varieties turn out to be highly...

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  • The Challenge of Aesthetics: Art and Social Cha...

    22 January 2019 (Tue) , 5-6 PM
    At Saga Rectors Commons

    Dr. Wei Hsiu Tung  University of Tainan, Tainan, Taiwan Speaker’s bio: Dr. Wei Hsiu Tung is an Associate Professor of theory of art at National University of Tainan, Taiwan. She completed her PhD in comparative anthropology of art at the Birmingham Institute of Art & Design (2003). Her research interests and expertise cover public art,...

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  • Disablement: Social Exclusion, Normative Values...

    31 January 2019 (Thu) , 5-6:30 PM
    At Saga Lecture Theatre 1

    Professor Lenore Manderson University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; and Brown University, Providence, RI, USA Critical disability studies have developed in recent decades to offer us a unique lens both on conditions conventionally clustered as disability, and on other bodily differences that interact with structural factors, ...

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  • Mourning as Political Action: Hauntology and gh...

    22 October 2018 (Mon) , 5pm
    At Classroom 16

    Dr. Kristina Wirtz is a linguistic and cultural anthropologist in the Department of Spanish at Western Michigan University. She studies popular religion, race and performance in eastern Cuba and linguistic diversity, identity and inequality in the U.S.

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