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Early Agrarian States and the Domestication of Homo Sapiens

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
12:15pm – 1:30pm

Storrs Campus
Oak 438

Colloquium Event

The Department of Political Science and the Graduate Student Senate Present

The Political Science Graduate Student Association Visiting Lecture Series

The Earliest Agrarian States in Mesopotamia and the Domestication of Homo Sapiens

James C. Scott Sterling Professor of Political Science Yale University

Wednesday, April 27 12:15-1:30 Oak 438

Free and Open to the Public

About the Speaker: James Scott is the Sterling Professor of Political Science and Professor of Anthropology and is Director of the Agrarian Studies Program. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, has held grants from the National Science Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Guggenheim Foundation, and has been a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Science, Science, Technology and Society Program at M.I.T., and the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. His research concerns political economy, comparative agrarian societies, theories of hegemony and resistance, peasant politics, revolution, Southeast Asia, theories of class relations and anarchism. Learn more about Professor Scott and his research on the web at

Hosted by the Political Science Graduate Student Association (with support from the Graduate Student Senate) and Department of Political Science. Graduate students are invited to join Professor Scott for lunch after the talk. An RSVP for lunch is required and should be sent to Frank Griggs (

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