CRASSH, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge, Thursday, 15 -17 January 2009
This conference focuses on how beliefs and practices are transformed historically and across generations among miners of diamonds, gold, sapphires and tin in Africa, South America, and the Pacific. The event will be accompanied by a discussion panel on fair-trade gold involving panellists from charities, industry, universities and international development organisations.
Closing date for registration is Monday 12 January 2009. Fees are £15 (student rate) and £30 (full rate)
Conveners: Daniele Moretti, Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge; Mette High, Anthropology, London School of Economics
Keynote Speaker: June Nash (CUNY). For further details, please visit: http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/551/
The full conference programme can be seen here.