Archive News: Orfalea Center co-sponsors film series ‘Dreaming Palestine: Occupation,

UCSB’s Carsey-Wolf Center hosts the Social Impact Film Series, “Dreaming Palestine: Occupation, Exile, and Return” in February, 2015. The series is comprised of three recent Palestinian films—WHEN I SAW YOU (dir. Annemarie Jacir, 2012), THE TIME THAT REMAINS (dir. Elia Suleiman, 2009), and MY LOVE AWAITS ME BY THE SEA (dir. Mais Darwazah, 2013)—and explores what it […]Read More

Archive News: Orfalea Center director Michael Stohl at UAE terrorism

The Forum, which includes world-renowned experts and former high-ranking officials within the U.S. administration, will discuss the unprecedented challenges of radicalization facing the Arab world and the international community at large. The panelists will discuss topics including: the future vision and strategy of the U.S. in the Middle East, what can be expected from the […]Read More

Archive News: When and How Enclave Deliberation Leads to Extremism

Orfalea Center Researchers Lasse Lindekilde, Aarhus University, Visiting Scholar, Department of Communication and The Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies, UCSB Michael Stohl, Professor of Communication and Director of the Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies Scott Reid, Professor of Communication, UCSB Abstract: The project investigates enclave groups and when and how enclave deliberation […]Read More

Archive News: Prof. Michael Stohl appointed as Orfalea Center director

Professor Michael Stohl has been appointed as the new Director of the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies. Trained as a political scientist, Professor Stohl has been a member of the UCSB Department of Communication since 2002. A faculty affiliate of the Global and International Studies Program and the Department of Political Science, Professor […]Read More

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