Missing ‘Links’: Assessing the Aged and Gendered Effects of Land-Use/Land-Cover Changes in a Southern Zambian Frontier

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The Anthropology Colloquium Series invites you to join us today at 3:30pm in Alumni 308 for a talk by Allison Harnish, Visiting Assistant Professor, Albion College. The title of her talk is, “Missing ‘Links’: Assessing the Aged and Gendered Effects of Land-Use/Land-Cover Changes in a Southern Zambian Frontier”

Refreshments will be served before the talk at 3:15pm.

Dr. Allison (Alli) Harnish is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Albion College in Albion, MI. She earned her PhD in Anthropology from the University of Kentucky. Alli’s work focuses on the gendered dimensions of Land-Use/Land-Cover Change (LULCC) among the Gwembe-Tonga of southern Zambia. This research combines a mixed-methods approach combining ethnography with GIS, remote sensing analysis, and household surveys. Her fieldwork has been supported by  the NSF, Fulbright program, and other fellowships.