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Online conference: COVID-19 in Asia: Communication, Nationalism and Technology

October 6, 2021-October 8, 2021

6th International Conference - Asia Centre As of 4 October, the numbers arising from the COVID-19 pandemic stood at 35,156,100 infections and 1,038,254 deaths. The economic and public health catastrophe notwithstanding, COVID-19 has created a communications challenge for countries trying

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Online Panel: “Standoff in Burma/Myanmar: What can be done?”

October 8, 2021 - 14:00-15:30

Join for lively discussion of what’s possible in the standoff in Myanmar following the wrangling at the UN General Assembly over who represents the country: the junta that seized power in February or the representative of the democratically elected but

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Online Talk: “From Independent Filmmaking to Activism on Food Sustainability “

October 8, 2021 - 16:30-18:00

A talk with Jian Yi, filmmaker, activist and founder of the Good Food Fund, organized by the University of Lund. Jian Yi is a filmmaker and activist. He has a MA in International Peace Studies and a MA in International Journalism.

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“Precarity and Possibility: Indigenous environmentalism and disastrous hydropower in Sikkim, India” by Dr. Mabel Denzin Gergan (Vanderbilt University).

October 8, 2021 - 17:00

In this talk I examine how the Indian State’s shift towards a more extraction-centered policy in its Eastern Himalayan borderlands is reconfiguring center-periphery and state-subject relations. Drawing on interviews with Lepcha residents of Dzongu in North Sikkim and state geologists

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