22nd June 2011, Room STC.S78, St Clement's Building, LSE
10.15 – 11.30 Panel 1
Panel 1: Carving artifacts and making persons: Ethnographic perspectives from Latin America
Alanna Cant (LSE):
'Mi hijo es muy flojo': Skill, talent and personhood in the production of Oaxacan woodcarvings.'
Paolo Fortis (LSE):
'Artefacts and bodies among Kuna people from Panamá'
Discussant: Martin Holbraad (UCL)
11.30 – 12.45 Panel 2
Panel 2: Comparative Perspectives on Anthropology and Law in Latin America
Martyn Wemyss (LSE):
'Community Justice and Human Rights in Highland Bolivia'
Alonso Barros (LSE):
Discussant: Tom Grisaffi (LSE)
12.45 – 2.00 Lunch
2.00 – 3.45 Panel 3
Panel 3: Money flows, obligation and kinship: Exploring money and its role in relationship-making in three case studies from Brazil and Ecuador
Emma-Jayne Abbots (SOAS):
'Making Migrants & Money Matter: Obligation, Investment & The Performance of Reputation among Transnational Households in Highland Ecuador and the United States'
Martin Fotta (Goldsmiths):
'"Making the future": Manhood and the proliferation of loans among the Calon-Gypsies in Brazil'
Jessica Sklair (Goldsmiths):
'Giving Money Away: Decision-making around what and how to give among elite philanthropists in Brazil'
Discussant: Matt Wilde (LSE)
3.45 – 4.00 Break
4.00 Film Screening