Professor John Sidel (LSE) will deliver the lecture, 'From Bohemia to Balintawak, Baku to Bandung, Guangzhou and Dahomey to Dien Bien Phu: Cosmopolitan Origins of Revolution in Southeast Asia'. Gravensteen, Rm. 11, 3-5pm. All are welcome.
Title: Emergence of the Commons: How Pastoralists Avoid a Tragedy of the Commons in West Africa. 15:30-17:00h, Room 5.A42, Pieter de la Court building.
Submission Deadline: 1 February 2015. Although discourses on globalisation tend to stress the decline of organising the world in terms of centre and periphery, and although these categories have themselves been reformulated as shifting and multiple, it nevertheless seems impossible to give shape to the world without some notion of the central and the peripheral (as implied, for example, in the urban-rural distinction).