Sigrid Schmalzer (University of Massachusetts Amherst, History Department) will discuss “Conserving Soil, Preserving Knowledge: Terracing Campaigns and Agricultural Heritage Studies in China, 1949 to Today.” 11am - 1pm. Lunch to follow.
The core of the Agrarian Studies Program’s activities is a weekly colloquium organized around a theme: “Hinterlands, Frontiers, Cities, and States: Transactions and Identities.”
Invited specialists send papers in advance that are the focus of an organized discussion by the faculty and graduate students associated with the colloquium.
For more information, visit the Agrarian Studies Colloquium webpage.