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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 &…See More
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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

Marginal Communities in Drought-prone Regions: The Role of NGOs in Watershed Development in South India

In the last few years a participatory watershed program is being implemented in the state of Andhra Pradesh. At present, the Andhra Pradesh Rural Livelihoods Project (APRLP) seeks to scale up the ongoing watershed program activities in the state by providing support in the areas of capacity building, livelihood support, and the provision of other schemes and services to the persons and organizations involved. This article is the outcome of the writer’s field work in Andhra Pradesh. Using a…

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Posted by ESWARAPPA KASI on April 20, 2017 at 1:26am

Emergence of Subjectivity Formations: Social- Anthropological Discourses from India

The Independence movement- as well as its subsequent debates- is one of the most documented events in India, in which the questions of identity and subjectivity of the country and its people were the pillar of the movement. Those questions are still relevant in contemporary India as the introduction of neo-liberal policies in the 1990s have changed the position of India globally and has altered the working and living conditions…

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Posted by ESWARAPPA KASI on April 20, 2017 at 1:24am

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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.

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, refugees

Started by Russell E Manzano in Applied Anthropologists with Policy Expertise or Needs Mar 21.

CFP "Conservation, Epidemiology, and Public Health in Biodiversity Hotspots" panel SfAA Santa Fe 2017

Call for PapersPanel:  "Conservation, Epidemiology, and Public Health Campaigns in Biodiversity Hotspots"SfAA annual meeting in Santa Fe, March 28-April 1, 2017This panel will generate dialogue…Continue

Tags: public, illness, health, medical, anthropology

Started by William L. Alexander in SfAA General Discussion Forum Jul 28, 2016.

 
 
 

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