Dr. Camelia Dewan is an environmental anthropologist focusing on the anthropology of development. She holds a PhD in Social Anthropology and Environment from the University of London (SOAS/Birkbeck) and is an Associate Senior Lecturer in Cultural Anthropology at Uppsala University (Sweden) examining the socio-environmental effects of shipbreaking in Bangladesh. Dr. Dewan is the author of Misreading the Bengal Delta: Climate Change, Development and Livelihoods in Coastal Bangladesh and co-editor of two special issues – "Fluid Dispossessions: Contested Waters in Capitalist Natures” (Ethnos: Journal of Anthropology) and "Scaled Ethnographies of Toxic Flows" (Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space).
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Climate Reductive Translations of Salinity: Understanding Cyclone-Tiger Prawn Linkages in Bangladesh’s Southwest Coastal Zone
In 2014 and 2015, I conducted ethnographic fieldwork in an embanked floodplain, “Nodi” in southwest coastal Bangladesh. The Guardian article in Figure 1, sugges... More