Measuring Mining, Measuring Life: On applying environmental assessment models to quality of life questions in Canada's Diamond BasinMeasuring Mining, Measuring Life: On applying environmental assessment models to quality of life questions in Canada's Diamond Basinhttp://www.haverford.edu/calendar/details/250491Chase 1012013-10-02T16:15:002013-10-02T18:30:00
October 2,2013 4:15PM–6:30PM
Talk by Lindsay Bell, University of Toronto
Talk sponsored by Anthropology Department and Environmental Studies.
Lindsay Bell is an anthropologist specializing in Circumpolar North America. Her research and writing focus on the politics of Indigenous recognition as it intersects with large-scale resource extraction. She holds a PhD from the University of Toronto and an MA from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Her recently defended dissertation was an ethnographic study of the boom and bust of sub-arctic diamond mining in the Northwest Territories. She is currently an adjunct professor in Women and Gender Studies at the University of Toronto where she teaches political ecology, linguistic anthropology and Indigenous-state relations.
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