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/88313850943   Please join the Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies as we honor and pay tribute to the founding Director and Program […]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 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 for Global and International Studies at the University of […]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

Researching Zimbabwe Liberation Struggles 1: Chimurenga from the Village Base–

Orfalea Center Thematic Research Cluster Resistance, Autonomy, Liberation Researching Zimbabwe Liberation Struggles   Zimbabwe’s well-organized, bloody Chimurenga cost about 45 000 predominantly African lives, before it could dislodge the Rhodesian system, entrenched over 90 years of violent, extractive white racist overlordship. Even such histories as African struggles for self-determination have not escaped from what Paul […]Read More

Interview with Michael Berry – Global Futures: Uncertainty, Displacement, Security

Orfalea Center Thematic Research Cluster Global Futures: Uncertainty, Displacement, Security Interview with Michael Berry on Wuhan Diary Michael Berry is a professor of Asian Languages and Cultures at UCLA and is the director of the UCLA Center for Chinese Studies. Berry’s areas of research include modern and contemporary Chinese literature, Chinese cinema, popular culture in […]Read More

A Wakeup Call for Climate Justice? Online Dialogues – Environmental

Indigenous Knowledges Respond to the Coronavirus Pandemic. A Project of Online Dialogues Welcome to the dedicated website of our “A Wakeup Call for Climate Justice” webinar series! Here you will find information about each of our three webinars, their content and speakers, our team, and other asynchronous resources related to the webinars’ themes. Webinar 1: Indigenous […]Read More