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Kath Weston Presents 'The Intimacy of Resources' at Cambridge

The Division of Social Anthropology has pleasure in announcing ‘The Intimacy of Resources’, a three-part public lecture series given by Professor Kath Weston, Wyse visiting professor, supported by a Leverhulme Trust visiting professorship.

Lost Intimacies: Surveillance and Face-to-Face Relations in the Food Chain
Monday 6 February 2012, 5-6pm, Mill Lane Lecture Room 7

Unwanted Intimacies: Technostruggle and Radioactive Embodiment in Japan
Wednesday 8 February 2012, 5-6pm, Mill Lane Lecture Room 9
This lecture will incorporate Cambridge University Social Anthropology Society (CUSAS)

Affective Intimacies: Political Ecologies of the Precarious and the Synthesis of Nature
Friday 10 February 2012, 5-6pm, Mill Lane Lecture Room 7
This lecture will incorporate the Division of Social Anthropology Senior Seminar

On the intervening dates between her three lectures, Prof. Weston will also conduct two special hour-long seminars in the Division of Social Anthropology to allow graduate students and post-docs to tease apart some of the issues raised by her lectures.  Places for these are limited – please email socanth-admin [at] lists.cam.ac.uk or use the booking form here to reserve a place.

Tuesday 7 February, 4-5pm

Wednesday 9 February, 4-5pm

Both to be held in the seminar room, Division of Social Anthropology, Free School Lane, Cambridge, CB2 3RF.

A reading list for the graduate seminars is available here.

 

Date: 
Monday, 6 February 2012