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De-duplicating India

Title
De-duplicating India
Speaker(s)
Speaker: Professor Lawrence Cohen # UC Berkeley
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Date and Time
1st Jun 2018 15:00 - 1st Jun 2018 17:00
Location
CMB Staff Room
URL
http://www.san.ed.ac.uk/edcma/events/workshops_and_conferences/2017_2018/de-duplicating_india

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!

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