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Spring 2022 Dorn McGrath Lecture: “Does Skill Make Us Human?” Migrant Workers in 21st Century Qatar and Beyond

Spring 2022 Dorn McGrath Lecture: “Does Skill Make Us Human?” Migrant Workers in 21st Century Qatar and Beyond

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Date(s) - 03/11/2022
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Geog@gwu.edu.
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George Washington University


ONLINE EVENT

Friday, March 11th, 2022 | 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. EST | Via Zoom

Skill—specifically the distinction between the “skilled” and “unskilled”—is generally defined as a measure of ability and training, but Does Skill Make Us Human? This lecture will show how skill distinctions are used to limit freedom, narrow political rights, and even deny access to imagination and desire.

This will be held both virtually & in-person, if restrictions allow. The venue is limited to 100 seats. Due to space, Geography Students & Faculty will be prioritized for in-person attendance. The in person location or zoom link will be provided via email to those who register.

This event is sponsored by the GW Department of Geography. To request any information or clarification on this event, please contact Geog@gwu.edu.

Natasha N. Iskander is Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Public Service at NYU, where she conducts research on the relationship between migration and economic development.
To register for this event, please click here!

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