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WSAS Global Seminar: Conserving Culture, Pastures & Wildlife in an age of Land Scarcity
Start Date: 3/28/2017Start Time: 12:30 PM
End Date: 3/28/2017End Time: 1:30 PM
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The Weissman Global Seminar

Conserving Culture, Pastures, and Wildlife in an age of Land Scarcity

 featuring
Professor Allison Hahn
Department of Communication Studies
Baruch College

12:30-1:30 pm
Room NVC 8-210

Light refreshments served.

Global trends and local particularities of conflicts over land use and ownership, especially in communities that have traditionally moved across wide swaths of land with their herds, but have been confined too much smaller spaces due to land division and development. 

We'll examine three contemporary case studies: Maasai herder access to the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, the Mongolian herder’s case against Oyu Tolgoi mines, and the Standing Rock Sioux’s protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline.

FREE & Open To The Public

Allison Hahn is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Baruch College, City University of New York. She was a Fulbright Research Fellow at the National University of Mongolia, and holds a Masters of International Development (MID) in Development Planning and Environmental Sustainability and a Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Pittsburgh.

Contact Information:
Name: Alison Griffiths
Email: alison.griffiths@baruch.cuny.edu
Hahn
Schools/Departments:
  • Weissman School of Arts and Sciences

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