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Distinguished Lecturer Series: Maarten Bavinck

Monday, October 22, 2012 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Columbia University, Morningside Campus, South Asia Institute, Knox Hall, Room 208
Monday, October 22 - Distinguished Lecturer Series
Maarten Bavinck (University of Amsterdam)
"Caste law and the regulation of ocean fisheries in Tamil Nadu, India - a legal pluralism perspective"

Co-Sponsored by the Department of Anthropology

Maarten Bavinck is Director, Centre for Maritime Research (MARE), and Associate Professor in the Department of Human Geography, Planning and International Development Studies. at the University of Amsterdam. His research interests include fisheries governance, coastal zone development, livelihood/well-being studies, legal pluralism, and South Asia. He is presently working as Director of a project entitled
Re-incorporating the excluded: providing space for small-scale fishers in the sustainable development of fisheries of South Africa and South Asia (2010-2015). His publications include Social justice and fisheries governance: the view from India (with D. Johnson, 2010); Fish for Life: interactive governance for fisheries (edited with J. Kooiman, S. Jentoft and R. Pullin, 2005); and Marine resource management: Conflict and regulation in the fisheries of the
Coromandel Coast
(2001); and Small fry: The economy of petty fishermen in northern Sri Lanka (1984).

Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Location: Knox Hall, Room 208, 606 West 122nd Street, between Broadway and Claremont Avenue