Students from HTS 6124, Science and Technology Across Borders, Present "The Afghan Project"

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Monday April 24, 2017
      4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Location: Old Civil Engineering Building, room 104
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Contact

Dr. John Krige
john.krige@hsoc.gatech.edu

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Summary Sentence: Students in the History and Sociology of Technology and Science graduate program have collaborated on a class project.

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On Monday April 24th from 4.00 - 5.30 PM the graduate students in HTS 6124, Science and Technology Across Borders, will present the results of "The Afghan Project" that they have have been working on collectively.  Three main topics are covered: 

1.  From Optimism to Opium:  US Modernization Projects in the Helmand Valley
(Leslie Bennett, Ling Ming Huang, James Surgeon)

2. Competing Modernities?  US and Soviet Development Projects in Afghanistan
(Sergey Kolesnikov)

3. Embedding Anthropologists in the US Military's Human Terrain System in Iraq and Afghanistan : Ethical and Political Issues
(Garrett Bunyak, Amanda Domingues)

The results will be presented using powerpoint and videos.  All are welcome to attend. 

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, School of History and Sociology, School of History and Sociology Student Blog

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Faculty/Staff, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
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  • Created By: Amy D'Unger
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  • Created On: Apr 16, 2017 - 3:54pm
  • Last Updated: Apr 27, 2017 - 3:36pm