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ANTH 539 01 (20319)  
Urban Ethnographies of Asia
Erik Harms
T 9.25-11.15
Spring 2018 
 
Introduction to the anthropological study of contemporary Asian cities. Focus on new ethnographies about cities in East, Southeast, and South Asia. Topics include rural-urban migration, redevelopment, evictions, social movements, land grabbing, master-planned developments, heritage preservation, utopian aspirations, social housing, slums and precariousness, and spatial cleansing.