workshop at the EASA conference in Nanterre: Materiality and Poverty
We are pleased to invite the submission of abstracts for the following workshop at the EASA conference in Nanterre, Paris, from the 10th-13th July 2012.
Workshop title: Materiality and Poverty Co-convenors: Erin B. Taylor, Instituto de Ciências Sociais, Universidade de Lisboa Daniel Miller, University College London Chair: Erin B. Taylor Discussant: Daniel Miller
Short abstract: If materiality is integral to poverty, can poor people have positive relationships with materiality? This workshop critically explores the possibilities and limitations of material forms as vehicles for self-creation and social transformation among the poorest sectors of societies.