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Karen Marie Greenough replied to david seddon's discussion anthropology in development policy and practice in the group Engaging Anthropology in Practice
"Hi David ... I'm sorry that I wasn't able to reply to this last year but I've just joined OAC now.  I have these very concerns in my new job in a CGIAR Challenge Program, and was looking for a place to discuss them.  If this…"
Apr 16, 2012
david seddon replied to Kathryn Papp's discussion HUMANS: an online magzine featuring ANIMALS in the group Engaging Anthropology in Practice
"another thought to add to the pot is that it would be good to try to assemble more information on how specific human groups view each other - I am reminded of the phrase used by the old North American Indian  played by Dustn Hoffman in the film…"
May 12, 2011
david seddon replied to Kathryn Papp's discussion HUMANS: an online magzine featuring ANIMALS in the group Engaging Anthropology in Practice
"This is excellent - I have long been concerned with the efforts of human scientists to distance themselves from the rest of creation, with ever greater difficulty. It requires as you say a Cpernicam revolution, to escape from our species centric…"
May 10, 2011
Joe Long replied to david seddon's discussion anthropology in development policy and practice in the group Engaging Anthropology in Practice
"Thanks so much for starting this thread David. I have very little experience in the world, or study, of international development, but would love to see a discussion emerge here. I would be particularly interested to hear about how far those…"
Mar 7, 2011
david seddon added a discussion to the group Engaging Anthropology in Practice
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anthropology in development policy and practice

For many years I have been working as a social anthropologist (and more broadly as a social scintist) in the field of development studies and in development policy and practice. while there has been a major shift over the years towards a greater concern for 'social' aspects of development (previous dev was dminated by economists) there is a systematic failure to appreciate a) the value of long term engagement with local people in the planning and implementation of 'development' activities and…See More
Feb 26, 2011
david seddon left a comment for Keith Hart
"Keith - good to be back in touch - maybe this will help many of us make contact for the first time also... I was also in Egypt very recently and am now in Kathmandu - you probably know of my on going interest in theory and ptractice (we used to call…"
Feb 22, 2011
david seddon left a comment for Erik Bähre
"Erik - Ive just joined the Human Economy group but am interested in your work in Cape Town. I was there a month ago visiting my son who is a paediatrician working on TB and HIV AIDS in the townships in Cape Town and was amazed at how much had…"
Feb 22, 2011
david seddon left a comment for Justin Shaffner
"thanks Justin - just looking around at the moment for particular interest groups. Presently in Kathmandu for a month. will write from there.   david seddon"
Feb 22, 2011
Justin Shaffner left a comment for david seddon
"Welcome to the OAC, David!"
Feb 21, 2011
david seddon is now a member of Open Anthropology Cooperative
Feb 21, 2011

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At 5:22am on February 21, 2011, Justin Shaffner said…
Welcome to the OAC, David!
 
 
 

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