Legacies and Aftermaths of the US “War on Terror” –

Orfalea Center Thematic Research Cluster Transnationalizing the Study of the United States Legacies and Aftermaths of the US “War on Terror” This webinar, co-hosted by Security in Context and UC Santa Barbara’s Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies, will discuss the main legacies and consequences of the Global War on Terror on its 20th […]Read More

JOB OPPORTUNITY at The Orfalea Center for Global & International

Public Education Academic Coordinator – The Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies Job #JPF02007 – Institute for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Research / Office of Research / UC Santa Barbara POSITION OVERVIEW Position title: Public Education Academic Coordinator APPLICATION WINDOW Open date: July 21st, 2021 Last review date: Monday, Aug 9, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications […]Read More

God in the Tumult of the Global Square

How is religion changing in the twenty-first century? In the global era, religion has leapt onto the world stage, often in contradictory ways. Some religious activists are antagonistic and engage in protests, violent acts, and political challenges. Others are positive and help to shape an emerging transnational civil society. In addition, a new global religion […]Read More

Research under Covid Lockdowns

Research under Covid Lockdowns, or How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love Online Resources  This article is co-published with Egypt Migrations and the Orfalea Center at UC Santa Barbara We miss visiting the archives. Little compares to the simple act of walking up the steps to the main entrance, the air cool and crisp […]Read More

Post-Pandemic Global Studies in an Era of Neo-Nationalism

Post-Pandemic Global Studies in an Era of Neo-Nationalism A Zoom Roundtable honoring Mark Juergensmeyer, with a tribute to Victor Faessel Thursday, June 17th, 2021 | 3:00 – 6:00 pm (PDT) | Zoom: https://ucsb.zoom.us/j/88313850943https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5oJ91yhrlNE&ab_channel=OrfaleaCenterforGlobal%26InternationalStudies Please join the Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies as we honor and pay tribute to the founding Director and Program Director […]Read More

Mediations of COVID-19 Bibliography – Global Futures: Uncertainty, Displacement, Security

Orfalea Center Thematic Research Cluster Global Futures: Uncertainty, Displacement, Security Mediations of COVID-19 Bibliography The works below are science journalism texts (as well as a few texts from other fields) that address how different bodies of people (such as the general public, governments, NGOs, and scientific communities) came to know this most recent COVID-19 pandemic. […]Read More

Pandemics Past Bibliography – Global Futures: Uncertainty, Displacement, Security

Orfalea Center Thematic Research Cluster Global Futures: Uncertainty, Displacement, Security Pandemics Past Bibliography The works below are science journalism texts that address how different bodies of people (such as the general public, governments, NGOs, and scientific communities) came to know about pandemics previous to COVID-19. The lenses through which these works attempt to portray the […]Read More

Events – Transnationalizing the Study of the United States

Orfalea Center Thematic Research Cluster Transnationalizing the Study of the United States Events Legacies and Aftermaths of the US “War on Terror” Global Carceral States: Violence, Transgressions, and Methodologies of Imprisonment Conference May 28 to 30 – 9:00 am to 1:00 pm PDT, 2021   This conference is organized in partnership with the Orfalea Center […]Read More

Researching Zimbabwe Liberation Interview Findings– Resistance, Autonomy, Liberation

Orfalea Center Thematic Research Cluster Resistance, Autonomy, Liberation Chimurenga from the Village Base Categories of the interviewees, and some key findings: Trained ex-fighters. Conversations with ex-fighters included two women, one originally from Manicaland, and the other from Mashonaland Central, who both trained in Mozambique, at Tembwe and Chimoio Training Camps, aged 62 and 61, respectively. […]Read More