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9:30-9:40: WELCOME REMARKS
Munis Faruqui, Director, Institute for South Asia Studies, UC Berkeley PODCAST
Sanchita Saxena, Director, Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies, UC Berkeley PODCAST

9:40-10:00: OPENING REMARKS
Isha Ray, Energy and Resources Group, UC Berkeley PODCAST

10:00-11:30: PANEL I
The Entrepreneurship Model and Women’s Empowerment WORKING PAPER
ModeratorDavid Lewis, Social Policy and Development, LSE PODCAST
Juli Huang, Anthropology, University of Edinburgh PODCAST
Shameran Abed, Microfinance, BRAC and BRAC International PODCAST
Lamia Karim, Anthropology, University of Oregon PODCAST
PANEL DISCUSSION PODCAST

11:30-11:45: BREAK

11:45-1:15: PANEL II
Negotiating Uncertainty: Health, Politics, and Environment in Bangladesh WORKING PAPER
ModeratorLawrence Cohen, Anthropology and Public Health, UC Berkeley PODCAST
Sabina Rashid, School of Public Health, BRAC University PODCAST
Jade Benjamin-Chung, Epidemiology, UC Berkeley PODCAST
Adnan Hossain, Social and Cultural Anthropology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam PODCAST [Click HERE to read an interview of Adnan Hossain where he discusses of the place of the Hijras historically in Bangladesh, the significant of recent legal changes to their place in Bangladeshi society, and their status in across the region.]
PANEL DISCUSSION PODCAST

1:15-2:00: LUNCH (Participants Only)

2:00-3:30: PANEL III
Forms of Sovereignty: Art, Cinema and Popular Culture WORKING PAPER
ModeratorSugata Ray, History of Art Department, UC Berkeley PODCAST
Madhuja Mukherjee, Film Studies, Jadavpur University PODCAST
Nusrat Sabina Chowdhury, Anthropology, Amherst College
Lotte Hoek, Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh PODCAST
PANEL DISCUSSION PODCAST

3:30-3:45: BREAK

3:45-4:00: CLOSING REMARKS
Nilanjan Sarkar, South Asia Centre, LSE PODCAST

4:00-5:00: KEYNOTE
Bangladesh: Politics, Economy and Civil Society Revisited
David Lewis, Social Policy and Development, LSE
Moderator: Sanchita Saxena, Institute for South Asia Studies, UC Berkeley

5:00-5:15: PRESENTATION OF THE LIVE LIFE LIKE TARISIHI AWARD PODCAST

 

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