Skip to main content

Edinburgh Centre for Medical Anthropology: Events


De-duplicating India

De-duplicating India
Speaker: Professor Lawrence Cohen # UC Berkeley
Hosted by
Introduced by
Date and Time
1st Jun 2018 15:00 - 1st Jun 2018 17:00
CMB Staff Room

Prof. Lawrence Cohen (University of California at Berkeley) will give a seminar talk "De-duplicating India" on Friday 1 June, 3-5pm, in the CMB 6th floor staff room. The talk analyses recent efforts by the Indian government at creating biometric databases as a tool of administering welfare, debt, and surveillance. Cohen is a Professor of Anthropology and South & Southeast Asian Studies, and Co-Director of the UC Berkeley/UCSF Medical Anthropology Program. All welcome!

white image