You are invited to join our CSDS Chula‘s Special Public Lecture on
“Building Infrastructures, Monitoring Development”
by Casper Bruun Jensen (Department of Anthropology, Osaka University)
Date: January 24, 2017 Time: 9.00-12.00
Venue: Alumni Meeting Room, Floor 12, Building 3, Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University
Casper Bruun Jensen is an Associate Professor at the Department of Anthropology, Osaka University. He is a Science, Technology and Society (STS) scholar. His theoretical and ethnographic works cover a wide range of issues such as Practical Ontology, Symmetrical Anthropology/Amodernism, Lateral Analysis, Multinaturalism/Environment, Development and Infrastructure.
His recent publications include:
- Infrastructures and Social Complexity – A Companion, edited by Penny Harvey, Casper Bruun Jensen and Atsuro Morita. Routledge, 2016.
- Monitoring Movements in Development Aid: Recursive Partnerships and Aid Infrastructures, co-written with Brit Ross Winthereik. MIT Press, 2012.
- Ontologies for Developing Things: Making Health Care Futures Through Technology. Sense Publishers, 2012.
Please join us on the date. And if you are interested to familiarize yourself prior to the talk, please consult the articles below:
- Penny Harvey, Casper Bruun Jensen & Atsuro Morita. 2016. “Introduction: Infrastructural Complications” in Infrastructures and Social Complexity – A Companion, edited by Penny Harvey, Casper Bruun Jensen and Atsuro Morita. Routledge, 2016.
- Casper Bruun Jensen. 2016. “Pipe Dreams: Sewage Infrastructure and Activity Trails in Phnom Penh” Ethnos, DOI: 10.1080/00141844.2015.1107608