AFRICAN STUDIES WORKSHOP FEATURING CLAUDIA GASTROW

Date: 

Monday, December 3, 2018, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Center for African Studies Lounge - 1280 Massachusetts Ave., 3rd Floor, Cambridge, MA

Claudia Gastrow is an anthropologist of Southern Africa specializing in issues of land, urbanism, housing, informality and governance, with a special focus on Angola. She received her PhD in Anthropology from the University of Chicago in 2014, and currently lectures at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa.  She will present Anarchic Citizens and Bandit States: Urbanism, Civility, and Materiality in Luanda.  Discussant: Ronald Niezen.

A week in advance, the presenter’s paper will be circulated through the Harvard African Studies Workshop listserv. It is assumed that everyone has read the paper before the workshop.  After presentation and commentary, Workshop attendees are invited to engage in critique and discussion, under the moderation of the Workshop Chairs.

ORGANIZER(S):  Harvard University Center for African Studies 
EVENT WEBSITE:  https://africa.harvard.edu/african-studies-workshop-0

See also: African Studies Workshop

See also: 2018