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June 2019

PASTRES seminar: Pastoralism in the Arabian Peninsula – Reflections on contemporary challenges and adaptations to land use rights

June 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Room 100, Institute of Development Studies, Library Road
Falmer, BN1 9RE United Kingdom
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Room 100, Institute of Development Studies Seminar with Dawn Chatty, co-hosted by the PASTRES project and the STEPS Centre All welcome Nomadic pastoralism in the Arabian Peninsula has undergone significant change over the past 150 years as a response to alterations in its relationship with central authority.  Efforts to settle and transform pastoralists into settled farmers – a key policy of Post WWI neo-colonial and later newly emerging nation states – has largely disappeared. Instead we see concentrated drives to…

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July 2019

The Politics of Uncertainty: Practical Challenges for Transformative Action

July 3 @ 3:30 pm - July 5 @ 4:00 pm
Institute of Development Studies, Library Road
Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RE United Kingdom
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This international academic symposium, held at the Institute of Development Studies in the UK, will explore the theme of uncertainty - the STEPS Centre's theme for 2019. About the symposium Thinking across diverse domains – from finance, to climate, to migration, to disease, to innovation, to infrastructure, to security – this symposium will explore the diverse ways incertitude is understood and responded to (or not). By catalysing and developing richer and more nuanced understandings of incertitude, the symposium aims to…

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