Orfalea Center 10th Anniversary Celebration

Event Date: 

Thursday, February 25, 2016 to Saturday, February 27, 2016

Event Date Details: 

More details about time and location to follow soon.

  • Anniversary

On February 25 the Orfalea Center celebrates its 10th year anniversary with an invitational banquet commemorating the vision of Paul and Natalie Orfalea to create the Masters in Global and International Studies program as well as the Orfalea Center itself under founding director Mark Juergensmeyer, whose leadership will also be recognized at the event. The keynote speaker is Reza Aslan, UCSB alumnus, religion scholar, and media figure.

As part of the anniversary celebrations, the center will host a series of Parallel Workshops, each built around the thematic area and research work of a group of Center-sponsored Interdisciplinary Research Hubs in the areas of Political Economy and DevelopmentGlobal Governance and Human Rights; Global Environment / Climate JusticeGlobal Security; and Religion, Culture, Identity, and the State.

To learn more about the research hubs and projects currently being sponsored by the Orfalea Center, visit our Orfalea Center Research page.

More details to follow soon.