The Human Genome Project: Race and Difference: Orientalism and Western Concepts
August 31, 2003
Nature Publications released the Nature Encyclopedia of the Human Genome. This definitive authority on the subject of genomics is compiled as a 5 volume collection. Saeed Khan, a Fellow at ISPU, was invited to contribute to the encyclopedia. His entry is entitled, “Race and Difference: Orientalism & Western Concepts.”
In addition, parts of this paper were presented at the University of California-Berkeley on April 18-20, 2003. Mr. Khan presented the paper on the Emerging Consequences of the Human Genome Project for the Developed and Developing Worlds. ISPU was also invited to submit the paper for publication in an upcoming Berkeley journal.