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Current Programming


Spring 2021: Sophia Efstathiou will conduct small workshops for students on her four-year project: MEATigation: On Sustainable meat-use in Norwegian food practices for climate mitigation 

Spring 2021: Book manuscript workshop for Lina Pinto García's project Maraña: Leishmaniasis and the Pharmaceuticalization of War in Columbia

This workshop will feature the following panelists: 

Dr. Omar Dewachi from the Department of Anthropology at Rutgers University. Dr. Dewachi’s main research interests are “history of science and medicine, war, statecraft, humanitarianism, biopolitics, infrastructure, mobility, health, the body; Middle East, Iraq, Lebanon.” 

Dr. Ann Kelly from the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at King’s College London. Dr. Kelly’s main research interests are “politics, biomedical and life sciences, medicine.” 

Dr. Kenneth MacLeish from the Department of Medicine, Health, and Society at Vanderbilt University. Dr. MacLeish’s main research interests “focus on bodily and emotional experiences of contemporary war; the emergence and contestation of war-related injury categories, from mental illness to toxic exposure; and the framing of “disorderly” military life in policy, veteran care practices, and American public culture.

Due to COVID-19, this event has been moved to a virtual format and will occur on March 19, 2021. 

Spring 2021: Book manuscript workshop for Monica Barra's project Good Sediment: Race, Geology and the Politics of Land Loss

delayed due to COVID-19

April 20-23: Fionn and Jonathan Crombie public talks on Climate Change and Youth Activism

On April 21rd 2020 Fionn and Jonathan will be conducting short interviews of UofSC faculty, staff and students that continue their project “What do you love about your life?”. Time and location TBA

On Earth Day (April 22, 2020) Fionn and Jonathan Crombie will come to South Carolina from Ireland to talk about climate change, youth activism, and being an international active citizen. You can read more about Fionn and Jonathan here.
On April 24th the AJI will sponsor a traditional Irish music night with Fionn and Jonathan Crombie at the Cock and Bull. Time TBA. Come prepared to have fun.


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