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18:30 - 20:00 2 March 2017

An evening with...Roy Richard Grinker

Location

B304 Lecture Theatre 1 | Cruciform Building (link Map)
Gower Street | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Alumni | Public | Academic | Student
Admission: 0
Ticketing: Ticketed and Pre-booking essential

Speaker information

Professor Roy Richard Grinker, Professor, George Washington Institution, USA, Areas of Expertise Social organization; ethnicity and nationalism; autism and psychological anthropology; gender; museum anthropology; hunter-gatherers. Regional foci: Africa, Korea. Background Dr. Grinker is a cultural anthropologist specializing in ethnicity, nationalism, and psychological anthropology, with topical expertise in autism, Korea, and sub-Saharan Africa. He is also the director of GW's Institute for Ethnographic Research and editor-in-chief of of the journal Anthropological Quarterly. Current Research Dr. Grinker has conducted research on a variety of subjects: ethnic relationships between farmers and foragers in the Ituri forest, Democratic Republic of Congo; North and South Korean relations, with special emphasis on Nort

The Centre for Research in Autism and Education (CRAE), together with the National Autistic Society (NAS), very much look forward to inviting you to an evening with Professor Roy Richard Grinker. Richard is a cultural anthropologist at the George Washington Institution, US, specialising in ethnicity, nationalism, and psychological anthropology, with topical expertise in autism, Korea, and sub-Saharan Africa.

Richard will be speaking on 'The Changing Values of Autism: From Disease to Citizenship in Late Capitalism'.

We very much look forward to welcoming Professor Grinker to UCL to hear him speak on such an interesting topic. We hope that you can join us.

Liz Pellicano and the CRAE and NAS teams.


Contact

Dr Melissa Bovis
+44 (0)2076795126 | m.bovis@ucl.ac.uk


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