The Remittance Forest

Nancy Peluso, Ph.D.

Nancy Peluso

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 | 5:30pm - 7:30pm

World Forestry Center, Mount Hood Room
4033 SW Canyon Road
Portland, Oregon 97221

Speaker Nancy Lee Peluso is Henry J. Vaux Distinguished Professor of Forest Policy  in the department of  Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at UC Berkeley and Director of the Berkeley Workshop on Environmental Politics. 

About the talk: Can a landless maid in Hong Kong remake the forest in Indonesia? Professor Peluso's talk will discuss how the usual perspectives on forest transitions and agrarian change are turned upside down through a study of labor migration affecting Southeast Asian forests.

Wine, beer and appetizers will be served.

For more information contact:

Portland Local Alumni Committee

Kimberly Evart Brown, BS ‘79

Nikolai Barca Hall, BS ’03

Janet Franco, BS ‘77

Julie Leong, BS ’76

Kim Meyer Hall, BS ‘04
Resource Management

Robert P. Whitcombe, BS ‘76
Conservation of Natural Resources