In this recording, Professor Sally Engle Merry, of New York University, discusses how infrastructure shapes global governance. Sally addresses this large question through a focus on the infrastructure of measurement at the global level. This work is part of a project in collaboration with Benedict Kingsbury, Paul Mertenskoetter, Thomas Streinz and Nahuel Maisley in which they hope to establish a network of scholars working on the role of infrastructure in global governance. In this talk, Sally takes the lens of infrastructure as a way of understanding global practices of measurement and their political implications.
View other recordings from ANU College of Law on the Recordings page