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MEETINGS 2013-2016

403rd Meeting : “Bureaucratizing the Good Samaritan”. 

Tuesday, 19th April 2016.

A talk by Tony Waters    

The Talk:

Tony Waters will be speaking about his book Bureaucratizing the Good Samaritan which is about the nature of international relief operations.  His experience with relief operations began here in Thailand where he worked for NGOs in the early 1980s, and later continued in Tanzania.  His talk will use examples from his work in Thailand and Tanzania to illustrate principles of how the international refugee relief regimegrew and developed after World War II.

The Speaker:       

Tony Waters is on the faculty of the Peace Studies Department at Payap University.  Previously he has taught in California, Germany and Tanzania.  His books include Weber’s Rationalism and Modern Society (2015), and When Killing is a Crime (2007), and others.  He was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Phrae province in 1980-1982, and worked in refugee camps in Thailand in 1982-1983, and in Tanzania in 1984-1987 and 1994-1996.

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