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Professor Mohan J. Dutta delivers keynote at the "Rural Socio-Economic Transformation: Agrarian, Ecology, Communication and Community Development Perspectives" Conference

Professor Mohan J. Dutta will deliver the keynote titled "Decolonizing the rural: Rural economies and radical democracies in sustaining futures" at the "Rural Socio-Economic Transformation: Agrarian, Ecology, Communication and Community Development Perspectives" Conference held at the IPB International Conference Center Bogor, West Java, INDONESIA on November 14 and 15, 2018. He will be joining the Minister of Village, Development of Disadvantaged Regions And Transmigration, Republic of Indonesia, in the Opening Plenary. Here's the details of his talk:

Decolonizing the rural: Rural economies and radical democracies in sustaining futures

The rural has been conceptualized in top-down expert/elite driven interventions emerging from the global centers of power as passive sites of interventions. Expert interventions serving capitalist and colonialist agendas have systematically targeted the rural as the primitive "other" to be saved through market-based int…

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