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"CHANGING CLIMATES | CHANGER D'AIR"

AAA/CASCA 2019

November 20-24, 2019

Vancouver, Canada

 

“ANTHROPOLOGICAL APPROACHES TO POLICY: TAKING STOCK AND LOOKING FORWARD” | ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION | INVITED SESSION

Saturday, November 23, 2019 | 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Vancouver CC WEST, Room 120

"This roundtable takes stock of the intellectual history and accomplishments of approaches to the anthropology of policy, will explore the core concepts, questions, and research strategies that have emerged over the past two decades in the field."

Cris Shore, Goldsmiths College | Janine R. Wedel, George Mason University | Theodore Powers, University of Iowa | Susan A. Wright, Aarhus University | Cansu Civelek, University of Vienna | Jamie Peck, University of British Columbia | Carol A. MacLennan, Michigan Technical University | Paul Stubbs, The Institute of Economics

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT/NETWORKING

Saturday November 23 | 8:00-9:30 AM
Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel, Pacific Rim 1

Interested in meeting other scholars working at the intersection of anthropology and policy? ASAP is hosting a Professional Development/Networking workshop at the AAA/CASCA Conference in Vancouver 2019. This is an opportunity to expand your networks and to engage in meaningful discussions about the anthropology of policy, the academy, and professional opportunities beyond academia.

ASAP BUSINESS MEETING

Saturday, November 23 | 12:15-1:45 PM
Vancouver CC WEST, Room 221

Are you interested in getting involved with ASAP? Come to the 2019 ASAP Business Meeting and learn more about what we do!

ON MODELS AND POLICY MOBILITY

Friday, November 22 | 10:15 AM-12:00 PM
Vancouver CC WEST, Room 301

"Within anthropology, much has been written about policy travel as a process of ‘translation’, negotiation, adaptation and ‘domaining’ but less attention has been paid to the models per se and the work they perform within the policy process. What exactly are ‘models’ and how should we theorize them anthropologically?"

Renita Thedvall, Stockholm University | Cris Shore, Goldsmiths, University of London | Martina Barbara Eberle, University of Bern | Lovisa Näslund, Stockholm University | Lisa Røjskjaer Pedersen, IT University of Copenhagen | Adrienne Sörbom, Stockholm University | Jen Sadler, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

RECONCEPTUALIZING URBAN POLICY MOBILITIES: A DIALOGUE WITH CRITICAL GEOGRAPHY

Friday, November 22 | 2:00-3:45 PM
Vancouver CC WEST, Room 111

"The focus of this panel will be on the mobilities of urban scale policy in an age of political experimentation, exploring structural contexts and conjunctures and specific sites of the localization of variegated capitalist relations. A particular focus will be on the power and agency of diverse actors as the relations between sites are remade and reimagined, often in complex, surprising and non-linear ways."

John Clarke, The Open University | Paul Stubbs, The Institute of Economics | Jamie Peck, University of British Columbia | Eugene McCann, Simon Fraser University | Cansu Civelek, The University of Vienna | Noemi N. Lendavi, University of Bristol

CONJUNCTURAL PROMISES: A RETROSPECTIVE ROUNDTABLE HONORING JOHN CLARKE

Friday, November 22 | 4:15-6:00 PM
Vancouver CC WEST, Room 208

"This retrospective roundtable explores the implications of Clarke's work for different time-space contexts, exploring some of the social, economic, cultural, governmental, political and historical forces that have coalesced in the making of contemporary crises as well as the possibilities of building new counter-hegemonic good sense. Panelists, all of whom are among the ‘voices in his head’ in his latest book Critical Dialogues: thinking together in turbulent times, will provide critical comments on John Clarke's influence on their thinking, their work, and their politics."

Jeff Maskovsky, CUNY Graduate Center | Paul Stubbs, The Institute of Economics | Aradhana Anu Sharma, Wesleyan University | John Clarke, The Open University