Upcoming Events


PSTC Colloquia

The End of Official Color-blindness and the Rise of Anti-anti-racism in Contemporary Latin America

Mara Loveman, Professor of Sociology, UC Berkeley

Loveman will discuss the increasing official visibility of race and ethnicity in Latin America as a politics of erasure.

PSTC Colloquia

Research Flash Session

PSTC trainees from the Departments of Anthropology, Economics, and Sociology and the School of Public Health will present their completed or in-progress research.


Working Group in Anthropology and Population (WGAP)

Children and Law in the Shadows: Responses to Parental Abduction in Japan

Allison Alexy, Assistant Professor of Modern Japanese Culture, University of Michigan

Alexy will examine the informal, familial, financial, and social means people use to solve what might be called “family problems” when formal legal assistance is foreclosed.

Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4)

Segregation in Nineteenth-Century Mumbai

Sukriti Issar, Assistant Professor of Sociology, OSC, Sciences Po, Paris

Issar will explore cross-religious property transactions and the diversity of micro-spatial areas in early nineteenth-century Mumbai.


Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4)

GIS Institute

January 7-18, 2019

An intensive two-week course focused on visualization, management, and analysis of geographic data.