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19

TAPSA: Studying Old Grammar

On May 19, 2022 at 5:00 pm
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26

TAPSA: Jenisha Borah

On May 26, 2022 at 5:00 pm

Measuring Futures: Expertise and Postcolonial Politics in Asia

Monday, December 10, 2018 (All day) to Tuesday, December 11, 2018 (All day)

Measuring Futures will comparatively examine the rise and impact of postwar data and planning sciences on development policies, democratic change and political infrastructures in a number of Asian countries, including India, China, Japan, Singapore and Malaysia. This effort is part of a longer series of events at the University of Chicago (under the title New Nations/New Sciences: Cybernetic States), that aimed to revisit historical and anthropological insights on the politics of expertise, to centrally examine the tensions between technocracy and democratic aspirations in the Asian context.

Dates:
Monday, December 10, 2018 (All day) to Tuesday, December 11, 2018 (All day)