African Studies Workshop Featuring Kristin Doughty


Monday, February 5, 2018, 6:30pm to 8:30pm


Lower Library, Robinson Hall 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

Dr. Doughty is a political / legal anthropologist with geographic focus in Africa, particularly in Rwanda, where she has been conducting ethnographic research since 2002. She holds a PhD in Anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania (2011), and has been on the faculty at the University of Rochester since 2012. She will present Converting Threats to Power: Methane Extraction on Lake Kivu. Discussant: Pauline Peters.

A week in advance, the presenter’s paper will be circulated through the Harvard African Studies Workshop listserv. It is assumed that everyone has read the paper before the workshop.  After presentation and commentary, Workshop attendees are invited to engage in critique and discussion, under the moderation of the Workshop Chairs.

ORGANIZER(S):  Harvard University Center for African Studies