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“Vernacularization as Anthropological Ethics,” Department of Anthropology and Department of Criminology, Law and Society, University of California, Irvine, May 12 (cancelled).

“A Revolution in Fragments,” Department of Anthropology, Princeton University, March 26 (via videoconference).

“A Revolution in Fragments Thrice-Told: Reflections on the ethnographic longue durée in Bolivia,” Department of Anthropology, University of Haifa, April 23 (cancelled).

“Reinventing Human Rights,” Faculty of Law, University of Haifa, April 20 (cancelled).

“A Revolution in Fragments Thrice-Told,” Institute of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen, February 28.

“The Politics of Forever in Bolivia Come to an End (at least for now): Understanding the Crisis in Bolivia Through Competing Systems of Value,” Department of Anthropology, Aarhus University, February 26.

“What Was Postneoliberalism, and What Comes Next?” Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg and the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, February 4.

“Alternative Futures for Human Rights,” Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), United Nations, Geneva, December 10 (Human Rights Day).

“Energy Industrialization in Bolivia and the Globalization of New World Orders,” Laboratoire d’Anthropologie des Mondes Contemporains (LAMC), Université Libre de Bruxelles, December 3.

“Understanding the Current Crisis in Bolivia: A Study in Competing Systems of Value,” Graduate School, Leuphana University, November 29.

“Reconsidering ‘Revolution by Constitution’: Law, Social Change, Justice,” Centre for Legal Theory, College of Law, National University of Singapore, October 18.

“Revolution at the Limits of Law: Ideology, Juristocracy, Sovereign Violence,” Department of Legal Studies and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Yale-NUS College, Singapore, October 17.

“The Food that Will Feed the World: Energy Industrialization and the Politics of Productive Sovereignty in Bolivia,” Department of Social Anthropology, University of Barcelona, October 11.

“Productive Sovereignty and Ideology Hybridity in the World’s Only ‘Indigenous State,’” National Centre for Indigenous Studies, Australian National University, September 5.

“Reconsidering ‘Revolution by Constitution’: Law, Social Change, Justice,” College of Law, Australian National University, September 4.

“The Food That Will Feed the World: Energy Industrialization and the Politics of Productive Sovereignty in Bolivia,” Department of Anthropology, University of Sydney, August 29.

“Reinventing Human Rights,” co-sponsored by the Australian Human Rights Institute and the Forced Migration Research Network, University of New South Wales, and the Department of Government and International Relations, University of Sydney, August 28.

“Universal Human Rights and Cultural Relativism,” Faculty of Law and the Centre for Children’s Rights Studies, University of Geneva, May 22.

“Timework: Living Amidst a Politics of Allochrony in Bolivia,” Department of Cultural Anthropology, Utrecht University, December 4.

“Timework: Living Amidst a Politics of Allochrony in Bolivia,” Department of Anthropology and Sociology of Development, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, November 6.

“The Concept of Human Rights in 1948 and Today: Perspectives for Future Action,” Section for Intercultural Dialogue, Division of Social and Human      Sciences, UNESCO headquarters, Paris, September 20.

“Reconsidering Vivir Bien and the Ends of Life,” Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science and the Department of Anthropology, University of   Helsinki, September 12.

“Human Rights Between the Global and the Local: An Anthropological Approach,” keynote lecture for event entitled “Human Rights and Territorial Authorities: From Global to Local,” Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) and the Institut des Sciences Juridique et Philosophique de la Sorbonne, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, December 6.

“Human Values and Moral Exclusion,” Institute of Sociology, University of Bern, November 29.

“The Enchantments of Law,” Law and Society Institute, Faculty of Law, Humboldt University, Berlin, October 24.

“An Anthropological Approach to Pluralism, Rights, and Personhood,” Centre for Children’s Rights Studies, University of Geneva, September 18.

“Human Rights in an Anthropological Key,” Royal Irish Academy, for event entitled “Human Rights: Culture and Critique,” Dublin, June 22.

“The Magical Realism of the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle,” keynote address given at the inauguration of the new building for the Department of Law and Anthropology, Halle, Germany, June 14.

“A Radical Approach to the Rights of Mother Nature: The Case of Bolivia,” Faculty of Jurisprudence and the Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Cagliari, Sardinia, May 12.

“Human Rights in an Anthropological Key: Exploring a Para-Normative Approach to the Practice of Human Rights,” the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights and the Montaigne Centre for Judicial Administration and Conflict Resolution, Utrecht University, April 19.

“Toward an Anthropology of Transformation: From Multisited to Multiscalar Ethnography,” Department of Cultural Anthropology, Utrecht University, April 18.

“Anthropology and Law: A Critical Introduction,” Department of Anthropology, Harvard University (invitation by John Comaroff), March 20.

“Revolution in the Brackets: Paradox, Risk, and Meaning in Contemporary Bolivia,” Department of Anthropology, University of Notre Dame, January 30.

“Living Well Through Law: Legal Pluralism in a Plurinational State,” Minerva Center for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, January 3.

“Revolution is a Journey Without Return, For Good or For Bad: Ideologies of Change in Contemporary Bolivia,” Department of Sociology and Anthropology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, January 2.

“Living Well Through Law: Rendering the Logics of Justice in Revolutionary Bolivia,” Department of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies, University of Zurich, November 22.

“The Myth of Symbolic Justice,” Centre d’histoire internationale et d’études politiques de la mondialisation, University of Lausanne, October 13.

“Human Rights in a World of Exclusion,” “Human Rights and the Politics of Redistribution,” and “The End of Human Dignity?,” Venice Academy of Human Rights, European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization, Venice, July 6, 8, 11.

“From Recognition to Redistribution: The Return of Political Economy in Anthropology,” Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Wrocław, Poland, April 22.

“Ecologies of Egalitarianism,” Centro Incontri Umani (co-sponsored by the Department of Social Anthropology, University of Bergen), Ascona, Switzerland, March 10.

“Revolution in the Brackets: Law, Ideology, and Social Change in Bolivia,” Department of Anthropology, Martin Luther University, Wittenberg, Germany, January 10.

“Human Rights, Political Economy, and the Penitent Anthropologist,”       Department of Ethnology, University of Lucerne, October 14.

“Notes for a Critical Anthropology of Human Rights,” joint event organized by the Laboratoire d’Anthropologie Sociale, Collège de France, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), CNRS, Paris, June 1.

“Dark Matter: Toward a Political Economy of Indigenous Rights and Aspirational Politics,” Center for Sociological Studies, Aarhus University, May 8.

“The World as It Is and the World as It Wants to Be,” Department of          Anthropology and the Danish Association of Anthropologists, University of   Copenhagen, May 7.

“Human Rights at Home and Abroad: NHRIs, Social Change, and the Politics of   Advocacy,” The Danish Institute for Human Rights, Copenhagen, May 6.

“Law’s Labor’s Lost: Human Rights and Social Transformation,” Laboratoire d’analyse de la gouvernance et de l’action publique en Europe, UNIL, April 22.

“Dark Matter: Toward a Political Economy of Indigenous Rights and Aspirational Politics,” Institute of Ethnology, University of Basel, April 8.

“Dark Matter: Toward a Political Economy of Indigenous Rights and Aspirational Politics,” Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Bern, March 17.

“An Anthropological Perspective on Children’s Rights, Center for Children’s Rights Studies, University of Geneva, February 2.

“The Hold that Law Has,” keynote lecture at conference entitled “Malinowski’s Concept of Law from the Native’s Point of View,” Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland, September 12.

“Land Tenure, Human Values, and Human Rights,” Bergen University College, Bergen, Norway, September 8.

“Anthropological Approaches to Human Rights and Development,” Flemish Interuniversity Research Network on Law and Development, University of   Ghent, Belgium, July 29.

“Revolution in the Brackets,” Department of Anthropology and the Law School, London School of Economics, May 15.

“From Paris to Sacaca: A Human Rights Genealogy,” Program on Human Rights, Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University, April 23.

Vivir Bien: Human Rights Ethics and the Postneoliberal State,” Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures and the Centre for Social Sciences, University of Coimbra, Portugal, March 20.

“From Paris to Sacaca: A Human Rights Genealogy,” Department of International Studies, School for Global and International Studies, Indiana University-Bloomington, December 13.

“Law’s Labor’s Lost: Constitutional Revolution and the Problem of Radical Social Change,” School of Law, Institute for Advanced Studies, Human Rights Program, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, University of Minnesota, October 17.

“Knowledge as Heritage, Knowledge as Repair,” The Stanford Conference on Heritage and Human Rights, Archaeology Center and Department of Anthropology, Stanford University, April 13.

“Human Rights in the World,” keynote address at the 500th Anniversary Conference on Universality and Human Rights, Center for Public Affairs, Alma College, Washington DC, December 3.

“Constitutional Revolution and Sovereign Self-Making in Bolivia,” Department of Anthropology and Rhetoric and Public Culture Program, Department of Communication Studies, Northwestern University, October 13.

“Anthropology, Human Rights, and the Ethics of the Ethnographic Lament,” Department of Anthropology, University Honors Program, Elliot School of International Affairs, Culture in Global Affairs Program, The George Washington University, November 8.

“The Violence of Ambiguity: Constitutional Revolution and the Problem of Radical Social Change,” Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology and the Institute for Ethnology, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, October 26.

“’The World, If It Is Not In Pieces’: Relational Normativities and the Anthropology of Folk Cosmopolitanism,” keynote speech given at conference entitled “Strangeness and Familiarity: Global Unity and Diversity in Human Rights and Democracy” hosted by theUniversity of Groningen and the Institute for Multicultural Affairs, October 22.

“The Violence of Ambiguity: Constitutional Revolution and the Problem of Radical Social Change,” The International University College of Turin, Italy, October 18.

“Human Rights in an Anthropological Key,” Program on Human Rights and the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, Stanford Law School, May 7.

“Dios, Patria, Hogar: An Ethnography of Neo-Burkeanism in Bolivia,”      Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, April 26.

“Anthropology and Law: A Critical History,” Giacomo Leopardi School for Advanced Studies, University of Macerata, March 30.

“Human Rights and the Moral Imagination in Bolivia,” keynote speech given at conference entitled “Undoing Law, Framing    Contexts: Normativity Across the Disciplines” hosted by the Catholic University Leuven, the European Commission, and the 2010 class of Marie Currie Fellows, Leuven, Belgium, March 5.

“Human Rights and the Moral Imagination in Contemporary Latin America,” keynote speech given at conference entitled “Legal Subjectivity, Popular Justice and Human Rights in Latin America” hosted by the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Cambridge, January 23.

“Personhood and Radical Social Change: Notes from a 21st Century          Revolution,” Center for Latin American Studies and Department of         Anthropology, Rutgers University, October 6.

“Revolution and Counterrevolution in Bolivia,” Center for Latin American Studies, Stanford University, April 28.

“Human Rights in an Anthropological Key,” The Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights, Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, and the Centre of Excellence in Global Governance Research, University of Helsinki, November 13.

“Culture on the Half Shell: Universal Rights Through the Backdoor,” Department of Anthropology and Law School, University of Sussex, November 11.

“From the Belly of the Benevolent Beast: The Anthropology of Transnational Norms,” Centre for Socio-Legal Studies and Institute for Social Anthropology, University of Oxford, November 10.

“Notes From a Revolution,” Department of Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh, September 4.

“Ethics, Academia, and the New Cosmopolitanism,” Hunt Distinguished Lecture, Colby College, April 24.

“Reclaiming Modernity in Contemporary Bolivia,” Department of Anthropology, Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia, March 29.

“The Anthropology of Human Rights and International Law,” School of Law, University of Oregon, February 15.

“Human Rights and the Power of an Allusion,” Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, March 8.

“Revolution and the Moral Imagination in Bolivia,” Department of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo, October 17.

“Land Tenure and Human Values,” keynote speech given at Eiendomskonferanse, Bergen, Norway, October 16.

“Science and Advocacy,” invited presentation made to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Standing Committee on Scientific Freedom and Responsibility (CSFR), Washington DC, September 18.

“Bolivian Encounters with Law and Liberalism,” Institute of Social            Anthropology, University of Zurich, December 13.

“Indigenous Cosmopolitanism and the Coming of the Second Bolivian       Revolution,” Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University, December 12.

“Rights and Culture, and the Culture of Rights in Latin America,” Department of Anthropology, London School of Economics, February 3.

“Toward a Critical Anthropology of Human Rights,” Social Anthropology Seminar, Department of Anthropology, University College London, February 2.

“Rights and Capabilities,” Anthropology and Development Program, Department of Anthropology, University College London, February 1.

“Empires of Law: Discipline, Punishment, and Resistance within the          Transnational System,” School of Law, University of Edinburgh, June 17.

“The Contributions of Laura Nader,” invited lecture at anniversary book session, 40th Annual Law and Society Association Meetings, Chicago, May 27.

“Rights and Culture and a Culture of Rights in Romania,” Faculty of Law and Faculty of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo, Norway, May 12; and Faculty of Law and Faculty of Political Science, University of Bergen, Norway, May 14.

“Pax Americana? The Rise and Fall of the American Empire,” keynote speech given at Romanian-American Studies Association, University of Bucharest, February 5.

“The Paradox of Universality,” keynote speech given at national conference entitled “Intolerance and Authoritarianism in Romanian Society,” organized by the Institute for Public Policy, Bucharest, Romania, December 11.

“The Globalization of Sympathetic Law and its Consequences—In Bolivia and Elsewhere,” Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University, April 21.

“War Does Not Resolve Conflict, War Is Conflict,” speech given at special all-university event at Emory University entitled “Classroom on the Quad: U.S. and Iraq: Many Voices,” March 27.

“Nonsense on Stilts? : Toward a Critical Anthropology of Human Rights,” Department of Anthropology, Florida State University, January 31.

“An Enduring Ayllu: The Disintegration and Reconstitution of Social Forms in Potosí, Bolivia,” Department of Anthropology and the Centre for Indigenous Amerindian Studies, University of St Andrews, November 12.

“Human Rights and/as Culture Practice: Notes From a Skeptical Anthropologist,” Faculty of Law, University of Edinburgh, November 11.

“Romancing Modernity: Bolivian Encounters with Law and Liberalism,” Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle, Germany, November 8.

“Women’s Rights, Human Rights: The Regulation of Violence Against Women in Latin America,” Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Georgia Institute of        Technology, October 30.

“Human Rights in the Vernacular: A Case Study from Bolivia,” The Heller School for Social Policy, Latin American Studies Program, Program for Sustainable International Development, Brandeis University, October 4.

“Toward an Integrative Political Economy of Latin America: Development, Human Rights, and Vernacular Modernities in Rural Bolivia,” Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University of British Columbia, March 4.

“Problems in Ethnographic Research in an Era of Globalization,” Department of Anthropology, Davidson College, February 11.

“Legal Anthropology in an Era of Globalization: The Arrival of Western Human Rights Discourse to Rural Bolivia,” Department of Anthropology, Emory University, November 12.

“Chasing Modernity: Development and Human Rights in Latin America,” Department of Anthropology, Grinnell College, December 4.

“Property Boundaries, Land and Culture, and Social Variables in Bolivia and Norway,” University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway, November 2.

“Land Disputes and Dispute Resolution: Examples from the United States and Bolivia,” keynote speech given at Eiendomskonferanse, Bergen, Norway, October 31.

“Culture and Land Tenure in Bolivia and Norway,” University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway, October 30.

“Legal Theory as Performative Discourse in Rural Bolivia,” Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, April 20.