Constructions of Terrorism: Reconciling Human Rights, Human Security in Countering Terrorism
TRENDS Research & Advisory, together with the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence (ICSR) at King’s College London, and the Orfalea Centre of the University of California, Santa Barbara, are organising a conference on 6-7 December at King’s College, London. The theme of the conference
Religious Tolerance and Pluralism in Indonesia
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Thank God We’re Not Like Them!
One-day conference on the topic of the global dimensions of religious othering.
Emerging Frontiers of Human Rights Workshop
Annual Governance & Human Rights workshop.
Climate Change from the Streets: How Conflict and Collaboration Strengthen the Environmental Justice Movement
Although the science of climate change is clear, policy decisions about how to respond to its effects remain contentious. Even when such decisions claim to be guided by objective knowledge, they are made and implemented through political institutions and relationships – and all the competing interests and power struggles that
Critical Security Studies Lunch with Prof. Omar Dahi
THIS WEDNESDAY, January 29, from 1-3pm, the Orfalea Center will be hosting an impromptu (but very stimulating conversation) with visiting scholar Dr. Omar Dahi. In Girvetz Hall 2320. Lunch and snacks will be provided. Attached here you’ll find selected very short readings which you might want to skim before you arrive. These will
Pallav Das, Transformations: Vikalp Sangam and the Search for Alternatives in India
Thursday, January 9, 2020 at noon2320 Girvetz Hall The need for systemic transformation arises as much from discontent with the current economic and environmental scenario as it does from hope for a better tomorrow. Societal discontent, obviously, manifests itself in the form of resistance to the existing structures and is
An Afternoon and Evening with Dr. Ruken Sengul
On December 3, 2019, the Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies and the Center for Middles East Studies will host Dr. Ruken Sengul for a series of events associated with her work with Kurdish feminist history and current political reality. Please join us for an afternoon of thoughtful conversation during
Job Opportunity: Executive Director Of Orfalea Center
Executive Director of Orfalea Center (Academic Coordinator II) Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02417 Job #JPF02417 Institute for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Research / Office of Research / UC Santa Barbara POSITION OVERVIEW Position title: Executive Director of Orfalea Center Salary range: See Table 36 for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position
Paul Amar – Director of Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies
Paul Amar Director of Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies Paul Amar Paul Amar is the Director of the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies and Professor at the Department of Global Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is a political scientist and anthropologist who
JOB OPPORTUNITY at The Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies – Public Education Academic Coordinator
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