The Seductions of Quantification: Challenges of the Global Indicator Culture for University Education

The NTEU is proud to host Professor Sally Engle Merry, the Silver Professor of Anthropology at New York University, for the March installment of the NTEU Seminar Series. Professor Merry is an eminent legal anthropologist and also a scholar who has a strong history of engagement in questions of human rights, colonialism and power. She will speak on some of the findings of her major research project on global indicator culture and specifically, on its consequences for the academy. Professor Merry is in Australia as a guest of Professor Desmond Manderson and the Centre for Law, Arts & the Humanities at ANU.

Date & time

Fri 16 Mar 2018, 12–1pm


Hedley Bull Building, Theatre 2, ANU


Sally Engle Merry, NYU


April Biccum


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