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

December 3 | 2019

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

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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

Orfalea Center Director Gave Talk at NYU Kevorkian Center

On January 26th, 2021, #NYUKevo​ virtually hosted a talk on “Policing as Politics, Policing as War” with Nadia Abu El-Haj (Columbia University), Paul Amar (UC Santa Barbara), Stuart Schrader (Johns Hopkins University) & Discussant Nikhil Pal Singh (NYU). Using the example of the 1925 French bombing of Damascus, Shrader discussed

Transworlding: Grads Works-in-Progress (WIP) Series

The Orfalea Center & GMTaC Lab present… The Transworlding Works-In-Progress Series is a space for graduate students to share and develop their writings with input and mentoring provided by the research community at UCSB. This workshop will feature research by graduate students whose MA thesis or PhD dissertation project is