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10 Arts & Sciences, 2 HTC Students Get OHIO Leadership Awards

Majed Zailaee, with Leadership Awards logoTen Arts & Sciences students and two from the Honors Tutorial College were among 39 honored at Ohio University’s annual leadership awards celebration on April 14. These students “went above and beyond the call of duty to serve their communities, mentor fellow students, and lead with passion and compassion,” said […]

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Posted on 04/15/2021

Happy Beginnings | Madeleine Hordinski Heads to Los Angeles Times for Summer Internship

Madeleine Hordinski, self portraitEditor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. In Athens Madeleine Hordinski ’20 discovered a wonderful place “full of incredible people and ethereal nature.” Now she’s heading west to a city of more than 4 million people, joining the […]

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Posted on 03/25/2021

Alumni News | Sue Ryu Publishes Study on Marginalized Neighborhood in Brazil

Sue Ryu with her mom, Won.Ohio University alumna Sue Ryu ’20 published an article in the peer-reviewed Journal for Undergraduate Ethnography titled “Why We Love It Here: Exploration of Affection and Attachment in a Brazilian Urban Periphery.” “This research interprets the marginalized neighborhood of Serrinha as a place in the city of Florianópolis, Brazil, by examining […]

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Posted on 03/24/2021

Happy Beginnings | Sue Ryu Goes Right to Work on Societal Issues

Sue Ryu with her mom, Won.Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Sue Ryu ’20 hit her stride her senior year at Ohio University. Now she’s putting her economics degree to use with some D.C. think tanks—and taking […]

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Posted on 03/05/2021

Musaraj Presents At Webinar Honoring Late Law & Society Scholar Sally Engle Merry

Dr. Smoki Musaraj smiling with arms crossed and brick building behind herDr. Smoki Musaraj, Director of the Center for Law, Justice & Culture, gave a virtual presentation titled “Doing an Ethnography of Corruption” on Jan. 15 as a part of a webinar series honoring the late Dr. Sally Engle Merry (1944-2020). Merry was a professor of anthropology at New York University. […]

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Posted on 02/01/2021

Duschinski, Malik Publish Special Issue on War & Suffering in Kashmir

Haley Duschinski, portraitDr. Haley Duschinski and Inshah Malik recently co-edited a special issue of the journal HIMALAYA on War and Suffering in Kashmir that challenges Eurocentric and Indocentric approaches to the Kashmir dispute and instead examines the suffering of the Kashmiri people from their own vantage point. Duschinski is Associate Professor of […]

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Posted on 01/04/2021

Duschinski Presents Expert Commentary, Publishes Special Issue on Kashmir

Haley Duschinski, portraitOn Aug. 12, Dr. Haley Duschinski, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Ohio University, contributed expert commentary on a congressional briefing focusing on the human rights situation in Indian-Administered Kashmir. This briefing, titled Kashmir a Year On: Human Rights, Democratic Suppression and Conflict with China, focused on the implications of India’s […]

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Posted on 10/19/2020

Spring Break Study Abroad in Northern Ireland Virtual Info Session, Oct. 20

Students visit the Omagh bombing memorial site with Michael Gallagher, chairperson of the Omagh Self Help and Support Group. Gallagher advocates nationally and internationally for a public inquiry into the bombing.Join Program Director Dr. Haley Duschinski, Associate Professor of Anthropology, and Larry Hayman, Esq., CLJC Pre-Law Advisor, for a virtual information session on Oct.20 from 10 to 11 a.m.  The trip plans to resume in Spring 2022. Join the Oct. 20 session. Read more about past students’ experiences on the trip. […]

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Posted on 10/02/2020

Book Launch | Musaraj and Mëhilli Discuss Ponzi Schemes and Postsocialist Transformations, Oct. 1

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture hosts a book launch for Dr. Smoki Musaraj’s new book, Tales from Albarado: Ponzi Logics of Accumulation in Postsocialist Albania (Cornell UP, 2020) on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 4 p.m. Musaraj will be joined by Dr. Elidor Mëhilli to talk about the book’s […]

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Posted on 10/01/2020

Musaraj’s New Book Examines Pyramid Schemes in Post-Socialist Albania

Book cover for Tales from Albarado: Pyramid Schemes and Ponzi Logic of Accumulation in Postsocialist AlbaniaDr. Smoki Musaraj‘s new book, Tales from Albarado: Pyramid Schemes and Ponzi Logic of Accumulation in Postsocialist Albania, is an ethnographic piece that tells the story of how the collapse of large Albanian pyramid firms resulted in anarchy and nearly a civil war. Musaraj outlines how people from all walks […]

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Posted on 09/08/2020