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Harvard Online Course on Predicting the Future

Can we predict the future? HarvardX is offering a free online course, PredictionX: Diviner’s Guide, which examines the myriad ways humans have sought to know their fate. Join practitioners and Harvard University faculty for this one-week, immersive learning experience to explore “pre-scientific” prediction systems ranging from ancient Chinese bone burning to the Oracle of Delphi to modern astrology…See More
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Harvard Online Course on Predicting the Future

Can we predict the future? HarvardX is offering a free online course, PredictionX: Diviner’s Guide, which examines the myriad ways humans have sought to know their fate. Join practitioners and Harvard University faculty for this one-week, immersive learning experience to explore “pre-scientific” prediction systems ranging from ancient Chinese bone burning to the Oracle of Delphi to modern…

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Posted by SfAAadmin on June 20, 2017 at 12:50pm

2017 AACS conference EXTENDED DEADLINE CFP June 16, 2017

2017 AACS CONFERENCE

EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE: June 16, 2017

CALL FOR POSTERS AND PRESENTATIONS (CFP)

Annual Conference

October 5-7,…

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Posted by Lubomir Popov on May 27, 2017 at 3:26pm

Taking Stock – the NGO Summer Institute, from May 15 to 19:

The January 2010 earthquake was only the beginning of putting Haiti on the international map. After the whirlwind of donations and temporary aid workers fizzled, those who remained behind were left with questions unanswered. What lessons can we draw from one of the world’s largest humanitarian efforts ever mounted? Were they applied in Hurricane Matthew, which devastated large segments of rural Haiti in October of last year?

Northern Illinois University’s Center for NGO Leadership…

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Posted by SfAAadmin on April 26, 2017 at 10:44am

Role of Sericulturists in the Development of a Village: An Anthropological Case from Post-Green Revolution South India

Sericulture has become one of the important means of livelihood for the majority of the farmers in South India, especially in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. Karnataka, known as the ‘Silk Bowl of India’, occupies the top spot in producing mulberry silk in the country. Andhra Pradesh comes second in mulberry silk production in the country. Both these states have fiercely competed in mulberry silk production, which is a good sign for the sericulturists of these states. It is argued here that the…

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Posted by ESWARAPPA KASI on April 20, 2017 at 1:32am

Lift Irrigation Schemes in Andhra Pradesh: Technology as a Boon or a Bane?

Despite efforts by the Indian state to develop and maintain various irrigation strategies, many projects have not achieved the desired results, often due to systemic problems inherent in these initiatives. Meanwhile, the growing scarcity of water in South Asia propels new thinking about remedies. Based on detailed fieldwork, this article, which seems at first completely unrelated to matters of caste discrimination, assesses the sustainability of lift irrigation schemes (LIS) in Andhra…

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Posted by ESWARAPPA KASI on April 20, 2017 at 1:30am

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2018 Meeting Session on Welfare Issues

I would like to organize a session which looks at poverty and welfare policy issues from the perspective of kinship systems.  This session would look at research from a comparative and theoretical…Continue

Started by David Rozen in SfAA 2018 Annual Meeting Discussions Jun 3.

2017 AACS conference EXTENDED DEADLINE CFP June 16, 2017

2017 AACS CONFERENCEEXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE: June 16, 2017CALL FOR POSTERS AND PRESENTATIONS (CFP)Annual ConferenceOctober 5-7, 2017Cleveland, OhioOpen to academics, policy, program and project…Continue

Started by Lubomir Popov in SfAA General Discussion Forum May 27.

CFP 2017 Conference of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology (AACS)

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS (CFP)2017 Annual Conference of Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology (AACS)October 5-7, 2017 “Use Sociology”Deadline for submissions: May 15, 2017Open to academics,…Continue

Started by Lubomir Popov in SfAA General Discussion Forum Mar 26.

CFP; AAA Annual Meeting: Panel on Refugees

Panel: The Effects of Recent Changes in National and International Governments and Policies on Refugee Experiences in Host Countries Contact: Russell Manzano at…Continue

Tags: policy, conference, AAA, migration, refugees

Started by Russell E Manzano in SfAA General Discussion Forum Mar 21.

 
 
 

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