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March 1 | 2019

Research Agendas for the Study of Terrorism Workshop

The Orfalea Center is bringing together leading scholars of terrorism to focus on research agendas for deepening our collective understanding of terrorism, counterterrorism, media presentations and public perceptions of the problem of terrorism and responses to it. […]

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March 1 | 2019

Research Agendas for the Study of Terrorism Workshop

The Orfalea Center is bringing together leading scholars of terrorism to focus on research agendas for deepening our collective understanding of terrorism, counterterrorism, media presentations and public perceptions of the problem of terrorism and responses to it. […]

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February 15 | 2019

The Global Dimensions of Religious Othering

Organizers: Professors Kathie Moore and Mark Juergensmeyer Abstract: The topic of religious othering — stereotyping of people of other faiths in a prejudicial way  — has become an aspect of nationalist politics and social conflict around the world. At Goettingen University in Germany and UC Santa Barbara in the United States, the […]

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February 8 | 2019

The Great Chernobyl Acceleration

On February 8th at 12PM, Dr. Kate Brown will provide a public lecture on the Chernobyl nuclear power plant explosion in 1986, often described as “mankind’s biggest nuclear accident”. Brown argues that the nuclear accident represents only an exclamation point in a chain of toxic exposures that remastered the landscape, […]

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January 15 | 2019

Research Agendas for Human Rights Research

Participants in the workshop have been chosen from submissions gathered from the Global Human Rights Scholarly Community through an open call to the International Studies Association and American Political Science Associations Human Rights Sections. Each presentation and subsequent revised book chapter will explore the future of research in an area of human rights research of the author’s choosing. […]

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Orfalea News

Critical Studies on Terrorism Special Section

An upcoming special section of the journal Critical Studies on Terrorism will feature articles from participants of the After After 9/11 Working Group hosted by the Orfalea Center’s Global Security Hub. The six articles assembled in the special section interrogate the important question, “Is there an After, After 9/11?” from a number of […]

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