10th Anniversary Workshops: Political Economy & Development

Structural and Historical Roots of Economic Inequality: A Global Perspective In recent decades, economic inequality within countries has risen more often than it has fallen.  Amongst both advanced and developing countries, the share of labor in national income has fallen in more countries than it has risen, while income and wage distributions have tended to […]

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10th Anniversary Workshops: Governance & Human Rights

EXPANDING HUMAN RIGHTS: 21ST CENTURY NORMS AND GOVERNANCE In the 21st century, the human rights repertoire established during the post-war years is necessary but not sufficient for global governance of an expanding range of abuses.  All human rights campaigns must work to establish standards of violation, legitimate bearers of rights, responsibility to address human rights claims, […]

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10th Anniversary Workshops: EJ/CJ

Whose Globalization? / Whose Justice? Schedule Friday, February 26, morning session (9 am – 12:30 PM) Working with/on EJ/CJ movements:  Beyond Scholar-Activism? John Foran and David Pellow, Co-organizers John Foran, Professor of Sociology and Environmental Studies, UCSB “After Paris: Building the Global Justice Movement of the Future” David Pellow, Dehlsen Chair and Professor of Environmental […]

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10th Anniversary Workshops: Global Security

Security Populisms and Insecure Transmissions Coordinator: Paul Amar. Friday, 26 February: 9:30-11:30  Security and Popular Agency:  Roundtable 1 Kamala Visweswaran, Ethnic Studies, UC San Diego, “’Informers, Traitors and Vigilantes’: Unpopular Agencies in ‘Post-Conflict’ South Asia” Flavia Medeiros, Anthropology, SFSU, “Man and Monster: The Institutional Racialization of Corpses by Morgue and Police in Rio de Janeiro” […]

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10th Anniversary Workshops: Religion & Global Public Life

Marriage, Family, Religion, and Culture in the Multiethnic Empires of Ancient Iran Co-sponsored by the Iranian Studies Initiative, the Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp Funds at UCSB, and the Gramian-Emrani Foundation Schedule of Events PANEL 1: THE ACHAEMENID PERIOD (10:00-12:30) Chair: Janet Afary, UCSB 1. John W.I. Lee, UCSB Achaemenid Mixed Marriages and Other Relationships: Perspectives […]

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