Social Capital and Local Economic trajectories: A comparative analysis of different regions of Vietnam

Day: Monday, December 12, 2016

Time: 16:00 – 17:30

Venue: VJU - My Dinh Campus Map

Speaker Series

Time: 16:00 – 17:30, Dec. 12, 2016 (Mon)

Venue: Room 409, My Dinh Campus of VJU (Luu Huu Phuoc Street, My Dinh 1, Hanoi)


The Area Studies Seminar series aims to provide an opportunity for the faculty members and students of the Master’s Program in Area Studies, Vietnam Japan University, Vietnam National University, Hanoi to approach the recent trend of Area Studies in the world as well as to create a locus for academic exchanges in Area Studies in Vietnam at large. This time we invite Prof. Hy Van Luong, one of the pioneers of fieldwork-based anthropologists in Vietnam, to have the second session of the seminar series.   

 

Professor Hy Van Luong is professor of anthropology at the University of Toronto, Canada. He has been conducting comparative research in both northern and southern Vietnam since 1987 and has published extensively on political economy, discourse, social organization, social capital, and migration in modern Vietnam.

His recent books include: Post-War Vietnam: Dynamics of a Transforming Society (2003), Migration, Urbanization, and Poverty in a Vietnamese Metropolis (2009), Tradition, Revolution, and Market Economy in a Northern Vietnamese Village, 1925-2006 (2010), and The Dynamics of Social Capital and Civic Engagement in Asia (2012, co-edited volume).

Picture of Prof. Hy Van Luong

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