Day: <span>November 2, 2017</span>

Policy Responses to the Global Rise of Asian Higher Education

Fazal Rizvi Graduate School of Education, Melbourne University Professor Fazal Rizvi’s academic background is in Philosophy, but it is in the areas of education, public policy and global studies that most of his research and teaching over the past decade is located. His strong international reputation is in the areas of racism and multicultural education, […]Read More

Globalization and Intercultural Contact: The Mattering and Production of Difference

Adam Jaworski, University of Hong Kong Co-sponsors: The Interdisciplinary Humanities Center The Department of Film & Media Studies The Department of Global Studies The Language & Social Interaction Research Focus Group The Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies The Mellichamp Professors of Global Dynamics ABSTRACT A critical intercultural communication perspective adopted in this paper […]Read More

Global Climate Governance: What to expect from COP 21

ETHNOGRAPHIC AGITATIONS on the horizon of emergent global climate governance Dr. Richard Widick International Institute of Climate Action and Theory Visiting Research Scholar, Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies Sponsored by the Orfalea Center Interdisciplinary Research Hub on Energy, Climate, and Sustainability Tuesday, May 19, 2015 — 1:00 PM Venue: SSMS 2135 With the 21st meeting […]Read More

New Perspectives on Human Rights in the Middle East

Gershon Shafir, University of California San Diego — “Israeli Arabs as Second-Class Citizens” Keith Watenpaugh, University of California, Davis — “Syrian Refugees and the Right to Education: A Lost Generation” with comments by UCSB Professor Sherene Seikaly (History) Speakers: Gershon Shafir received his B.A.s in Economics, Political Science, and Sociology from Tel Aviv University, his […]Read More

Mercenaries, Epidemics, and Critical Security Studies

“Mercenaries, Epidemics, and Critical Security Studies” Reimagining Global Challenges and Regional Emergencies in Africa, the Middle East and South Asia Monday, June 1st 2015 11:30am – 7:00 pm “Flying A” Room, UCEN University of California, Santa Barbara UCSB’s “Interdisciplinary Global Security Hub” brings together scholars from across the social sciences, humanities, sciences and public health […]Read More

Global Rights, Democracy, and Governance

Chair:  Alison Brysk, UCSB Department of Global & International Studies PRESENTERS Lothar Brock, “Protecting People from Mass Atrocities: Basic Dilemmas of the Responsibility to Protect” Georg Sorensen, “The Liberal World Order in Crisis: Gridlock and Piecemeal Governance” Hans-Henrik Holm and Michael Stohl, “Whose Globe, Whose Order: Bullets, Bucks, Bits, Buddies, Ballots, and Beliefs” Hans Schattle, […]Read More

Human Rights in Greece: Challenges and Prospects

Human Rights in Greece: Challenges and Prospects Prof. George Andreopoulos City University of New York Friday, October 23, 2015 — 1:00 PM McCune Room, 6020 HSSB George Andreopoulos is Professor of Political Science and a member of the doctoral faculty of the Political Science and Criminal Justice programs at the CUNY Graduate School and University […]Read More

Contemporary Iraq: Walls and Circuits

AN INTERNATIONAL PANEL CONTEMPORARY IRAQ: WALLS AND CIRCUITS Thursday, Nov 12, 2015 4pm-6:20pm SSMS Room 2135 “Baghdad’s Deep Dilemma: Urban Segregation Under Occupation” speaker: Mona Damluji, Stanford University “Remaking Transnational Shiism in Contemporary Iraq: Economic and Religious Geographies on the Pilgrim’s Road to Karbala” speaker: Paulo Hilu Pinto, Fluminense Federal University (Brazil) Moderator: Paul Amar, […]Read More

Afghan and Kashmiri Frontiers: Feuding and Fighting in Central Asia

“Afghan and Kashmiri Frontiers: Feuding and Fighting in Central Asia” Victoria Schofield British author, biographer and military historian, Pakistan/Afghanistan/Kashmir expert December 1 2015, 12:00 PM SSMS 2135, Social Science and Media Studies Bldg. BIO Victoria Schofield has amassed thirty years of professional experience focusing on South Asian politics, both as a historian and journalist with […]Read More