Global Poverty Research Group

AAA 2005 Session: Calculating Compassion: Anthropologies of Aid, Poverty, and Charity

 

104th Annual Meeting American Anthropological Association:
Bringing the Past into the Present

Nov 30 to Dec 4, 2005. Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington DC

Session Title: Calculating Compassion: Anthropologies of Aid, Poverty, and Charity

2:00pm - 03:45pm, Nov 30th 2005. Harding Room

Organizers: Maia Green (GPRG, U of Manchester UK) and Erica Bornstein (U Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Chair: Maia Green
Discussant: Angelique Haugerud (rci.rutgers.edu)

Participant(s) Affiliation Title
Peter Redfield UNC - Chapel Hill Sacrifice, Triage and Global Humanitarianism
Erica Bornstein U. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Proof: Tsunami Relief and Trust in New Delhi
Jacob Copeman U. of Cambridge UK - Trinity Hall Centrifuging Blood in India
Maia Green GPRG, U. of Manchester UK Calculating Culture: Compassion and `Pure Capitalism' in Development Representations of the Social
David Mosse SOAS, U. of London Why better development policy design cannot solve the problems of poverty