Indigenous Peoples, Hydro Schemes and Mining in the Brazilian Amazon

Sociology and Anthropology Seminar Series
School of Humanities and Social Science
The University of Newcastle
2010, Semester 1

Thursday,  27th May
3.00pm – 4.30pm

Held in the
Cultural Collections
Level 2, Auchmuty Library, Callaghan Campus

Indigenous Peoples, Hydro Schemes and Mining in the Brazilian Amazon: The Waimiri-Atroari, Pitinga Mine, Balbina and other hydroelectric dams.

Dr Stephen G. Baines

Stephen Baines

Professor Stephen G. Baines

(Associate Professor, Dept of Anthropology, Universidade de Brasília; researcher at the Brazilian National Research Council (CNPq);
Visiting Fellow, School of Archaeology & Anthropology, ANU, with post-doctorate research grant from the CAPES, Brazilian Ministry of Education.

Presentation

The seminar will discuss the impact of hydroelectric schemes and mining on Indigenous groups in Brazil.

Amazon

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