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Friday, 31 October 2014
Connection Series: Talks on November 13th and 20th
From: “UChicago Center in Delhi” <firstname.lastname@example.org>Fri, 31 Oct ’14 12:49p
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You’re invited to talks by
Dr. Robert Lloydon American Intervention Against the Islamic State Thursday, November 13, 5 p.m.
and Dr. Liza Weinstein on her book The Durable Slum: Dharavi and the Right to Stay Put in Globalizing Mumbai Thursday, November 20, 5 p.m.
Please see below for detailed bios of the speakers and for links to RSVP.
Dr. Robert Lloyd
Dr. Robert Lloyd is the Blanche E. Seaver Professor of International Studies and Languages, professor of international relations, and director of the international studies program at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. He is also a nonresident senior fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center in Washington, D.C. and a summer institute fellow with the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University. Dr. Lloyd received his PhD from Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C., his master’s degree from Cornell University, and his bachelor’s degree with honors from the University of Arizona. He has published numerous scholarly articles on international conflict management, international negotiation, democratization, and Africa. Combining his research interests with field experience, Dr. Lloyd has been an election observer in Africa for both the U.S. State Department and the International Republican Institute. He is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of the Middle East and Africa, the flagship journal of the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA). Dr. Lloyd’s Fulbright research project examines negotiations on how India has sought to secure political rights and freedoms for its citizens in the face of insecurity posed by terrorism.
Dr. Liza Weinstein is currently a Fullbright-Nehru Fellow in the Sociology Department at the University of Delhi, and is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Northeastern University in Boston. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 2009. Her book, The Durable Slum: Dharavi and the Right to Stay Put in Globalizing Mumbai, was recently published by Orient BlackSwan and University of Minnesota Press. Her research on cities and globalization has appaered in a number of journals and several edited volumes.