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Interview (Spanish): El Caso Itaipú en Paraguay4Export

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Foraging Adventure: Brewing Yaupon at Duke

Proof that there’s no reason to suffer a caffeine-free life at Duke. We made yaupon (aka cassina tea) from foraged Ilex vomitoria leaves. It’s awesome. Yes, there’s video.

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Beyond Perceptions: Innovation, Creativity & the Harvard Paraguay Conference 2019

Showcasing the best of Paraguayan creativity and rethinking urbanism, agriculture, and technology: Paraguay’s young people take the stage at Harvard University.

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Hydropolitics in Latin America (Video)

The 1973 Treaty stipulates that Itaipú dam is not-for-profit, which means it’s supposed to operate at cost. Q: how might both states *legally* derive money from the dam, given these conditions?

February 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Islamophobia in Unlikely Places: Paraguay & the UN Migration Pact

Nearly 2 million Paraguayans live abroad + send back vital remittances, but many in Paraguay now oppose the UN pact to protect migrants + refugees thanks to a Trump-esque social movement.

February 5, 2019 · 2 Comments

The Social Life of Stimulants

CulAnth290 Fall 2019 Register here. Be honest. The first time you tried coffee, did you like it? Why do you drink it now? How did bitter drinks come to be … Continue reading

January 22, 2019 · Leave a comment