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Anthropological reflections on crisis and imagination: a field view 
Convenors:
Eswarappa Kasi (Indira Gandhi National Tribal University)
Robin Oakley (Dalhousie University)
Reddisekhara Yalamala (Dalhousie University)
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Format:
Workshops
Location:
JHT1
Start time:
27 August, 2010 at 11:30 (UTC+0)
Session slots:
2

Short Abstract:

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Long Abstract

Our panel aims to draw an analogy of the issues and perspectives which are related to crisis and imagination. These can be depicted by understanding anthropologist's reflections and ideas, which emerge from their field view. This will facilitate us to get an empirical perceptive of the situation. Further this information would percolate up to facilitate our insights into a broader theoretical framework. Crises may be of many kinds and the way we (anthropologists) perceive them is different from the other human/biological sciences. Hence, field view is very important to address crisis and which will make us an imaginatory aspect of the situations. Here, further, diffusionary tendencies of the ideas would help us to depict imaginations of the people experienced and who deliver their solutions as well. Thus, anthropological reflections on the crisis situation and imagination would bring forth the idea of a field view to the wider audience of the discipline.

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