Humanitarianism or Solidarity?: Poland's Aid to Georgia, 2008-2009

Wednesday, September 22, 2010
1512 IAB International Affairs Building, 420 West 118th Street

Elizabeth Dunn (University of Colorado at Boulder)

Elizabeth Dunn’s early work focused on economic transformation and regulation in Poland. Her book, Privatizing Poland: Baby Food, Big Business and the Remaking of Laborwon the 2005 Orbis Book Prize. In 2005, she was the first non-economist to win the Ed. A Hewett Prize from the National Council on East European and Eurasian Research. Her current work focuses on the former Soviet Republic of Georgia. She has worked with the Centers for Disease Control to investigate why Georgia has the world's highest rate of botulism, and has published work on botulism in American Ethnologist. Along with anthropologist Erin Koch, she is currently focusing on the links between humanitarian aid, political organizing among refugees, and state formation in Georgia after the war.

This event is co-sponsored by the European Institute 
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