November 4, 2013 - 4:00pm
Machmer Hall, W32
“Wind Power and Environmental Conflicts in Portugal: The Social Construction of Landscape" presented by Professor Ana Isabel Afonso, New University of Lisbon, Portugal. Professor Afonso is a renowned scholar in the fields of applied and environmental anthropology. She is author of Sendim – Planalto Mirandês: Valores em Mudança no Final do Século XX (Sendim -- Mirandês Highlands: Changing Values at the end of the Twentieth Century) and co-editor of Working Images: Visual Research and Representation in Ethnography (Berghahn: 2004), among other works. This semester, Afonso is a Fulbright Schuman Scholar in residence at the UMass Amherst Department of Anthropology. This event is free and open to the public. Reception to follow. The Distinguished Lecture is sponsored by the UMass Amherst Department of Anthropology's European Field Studies Program and the Culture and Heritage in European Societies and Spaces (CHESS) program (NSF Grant #IIA-1261172). For further information, please contact Krista Harper at firstname.lastname@example.org.