Day: <span>September 30, 2014</span>

Archive News: Hilal Elver, Orfalea Center Fellow, takes up new

Orfalea Center Fellow Dr. Hilal Elver has been appointed Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food through the UN Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR), based in Geneva. In her new role, Elver recently met with José Graziano da Silva, Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, to discuss their complimentary […]Read More

Archive News: Orfalea Center Colleague Wins 2014-15 Woodrow Wilson Fellowship

Professor Lalaie Ameeriar wins 2014-15 Woodrow Wilson Fellowship The Orfalea Center is proud to announce that its colleague and Executive Committee member Lalaie Ameeriar, Assistant Professor of Asian-American Studies, is a recipient of the prestigious 2014-15 Woodrow Wilson Foundation Career Enhancement Fellowship. Funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the fellowships are awarded annually in […]Read More

Archive News: Ananya Roy to keynote Santa Barbara Global Studies

The planning committee of the 2014 Santa Barbara Global Studies Conference – “Materialities” – is pleased to announce that Ananya Roy (UC Berkeley) will deliver the keyonte address at this year’s conference. Presentation title: “Bottom Billion Capitalism: How Poverty Became a Global Market”  Bio: Ananya Roy is Professor of City and Regional Planning and Distinguished Chair […]Read More

Archive News: Orfalea Center announces 2014 Global Studies Conference —

The Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies and the faculty of the G&IS program at UCSB announce a call for papers and panels for ‘Materialities’, the 2014 annual Santa Barbara Global Studies Conference. This year’s conference will focus on the material moorings and manifestations of the global and is being held at UCSB on […]Read More

Archive News: Orfalea Center represented at ‘Globalistics 2013’ Congress in

“Globalistics 2013” – 3rd International Scientific Congress, hosted by Lomonosow Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia The Faculty of Global Processes at Lomonosow Moscow State University hosted its 3rd International Scientific Congress “GLOBALISTICS 2013” on October 23-25, 2013. The events were also sponsored under the auspices of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). […]Read More

Archive News: Orfalea Center launches initiative to support global studies

The purpose of the initiative is to provide small amounts of targeting funding to enhance the intellectual activity and research capability of clusters of UCSB scholars working on topics related to globalization, global themes and processes, international studies, or area studies issues as they transcend regional and cultural boundaries, emphasizing interdisciplinarity and cross-departmental collaboration.Read More

Archive News: UCSB and Stanford Scholar Roland Benedikter receives Klaus

Orfalea Center visiting research scholar Dr. Roland Benedikter has won the Klaus Reichert Award for Medical Philosophy 2012. The award is given by the Center for Medical Philosophy in Karlsruhe, Germany, and has been awarded to Benedikter in recognition of his work in global medical ethics and his engagement with issues at the intersection of […]Read More