Conference Schedule 2017

10:30 am – 11:00 am         Registration and informal lunch

11:00 am – 12:00 pm         Opening Remarks and Keynote speech

12:00 pm – 1:15 pm         Panel 1: Remapping Boundaries

  • Topic 1: The Innovation/Production of South Asian Capital
  • Topic 2: Biopolitics of Poverty: Organ Trading and the Question of ‘Rights’
  • Topic 3: Citizenship in South Asia

Each topic presentation lasts from 10 – 15 minutes, followed by a 10 – 15 minutes moderated panel discussion

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm         Breakout Workshops

Participants will be divided into three rooms:

  • Munk School Room 023N North House – Green
  • Munk School Room 108N North House – Red
  • Munk School Room 208N North House – Purple

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm         Coffee Break

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm         Music and Dance Performance

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm         Panel 2: Worlding Beyond Borders

  • Topic 4: Acts of “Worlding” Re-appropriated
  • Topic 5: Beyond South Asia: how can ‘Worlding’ travel beyond borders?

Each topic presentation lasts 15 minutes each, followed by a 15 minutes moderated panel discussion

4:00 pm – 4:10 pm         Closing Remarks

4:10 pm – 6:00 pm         Reception and Networking

After 6:00 pm, there will be a Spring Semi Social hosted by the Contemporary Asian Studies Students Union (CASSU) and the East Asian Studies Students Union (EASSU). If interested, participants are encouraged to attend.

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