Student Pop-Up Book Discussion, "Dispossession Without Development: Land Grabs in Neoliberal India"

Event Date: 

Monday, May 7, 2018 - 6:00pm

Event Location: 

  • Girvetz 2320

A student-led pop-up discussion of excerpts from John Hopkins Sociologist Michael Levien's new book, Dispossession Without Development. UCSB’s Global Studies Department Professors Shinder Thandi and Jia Ching Chen will be discussing the introduction and one chapter of his book in a moderated discussion. Pizza will be provided. This should be a lively discussion, and students who attend the pop-up will have priority attendance at a lunch reception with Professor Levien on Wednesday, May 9thbefore his talk. This event is co-sponsored by UCSB’s Center for the Study of Work, Labor, and Democracy. Part of the Blum Center for Global Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable Development’sDevelopment Across Time and Place: New Scholarship, Critical Perspectives Series, bringing together scholars from a variety of disciplines to interrogate the history and legacies of development.