LAW 7081

LAW 7081

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

Recommended prerequisite: Coursework in anthropology or social theory. Limited enrollment. This advanced seminar is intended primarily for research graduate students in law, anthropology and cognate fields who wish to develop research and teaching competence in the anthropology of law, governance and regulation broadly conceived. Topics of focus will be defined collectively by the seminar participants in accordance with their own research interests; however possible topics include technocracy and expertise, NGOs and social movements, financial markets and institutions, and environmental security. Admission to the seminar is by application only. Students will write a final paper of 25-35 pages that brings the materials and discussions of the seminar to bear upon their own research subject. Students interested in participating should email Professor Riles at and outline their current research, background in this and related subjects, and reasons for wishing to participate in the seminar.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Limited enrollment.

Satisfies Requirement Satisfies the writing requirement.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 7422

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17733 LAW 7081   SEM 101

  • In order to enroll in this class students need to email Professor Riles (ar254) and explain their background and reasons for wanting to take the class and request permission.