25 Years

ICGC Distinguished Lecture Series

ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Nov
21
2016

Capitalism & Conservation in the Age of Security: The Vitalization of the State

Event Time: Mon, 11/21/2016 - 3:30pm

Presented by Elizabeth Lunstrum

  Centre for Refugee Studies  Department of Geography, York University      ​Abstract: Military actors, practices, logics, and technologies have increasingly spread from the...
ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Oct
18
2016

Nonconformity in Africa’s Cultural History

Event Time: Tue, 10/18/2016 - 3:30pm

Presented by Derek Peterson

Departments of History & Afro-American and African Studies, University of Michigan Abstract: This paper uses E.P. Thompson’s last book—Witness Against the Beast (1993)—as an...

ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Apr
29
2016

The Practice of Post-Apartheid Freedom

Event Time: Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:00pm

The Practice of Post-Apartheid Freedom

Presented by: Dr. Premesh Lalu, Director of the Centre for Humanities Research, University of the Western Cape

Speaker Biography:...

ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Apr
14
2016

The Privatization of Seeds: Sovereignty, Intellectual Property Rights, and Plant Genetic Resources

Event Time: Thu, 04/14/2016 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm

Presented by: Dr. Sheri Breen, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Minnesota-Morris

Abstract: Food and crop systems have...

ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Nov
16
2015

The Malawi Tanzania Border Dispute over Lake Malawi: Historical Perspectives

Event Time: Mon, 11/16/2015 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Dr. Wapu Mulwafu, Department of History, Chancellor College, University of Malawi

Abstract: The Malawi-Tanzania border conflict over Lake Malawi exemplifies the challenges of consolidating postcolonial...

ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Oct
22
2015

Distinguished Lecture by Dr. John Mowitt

Event Time: Thu, 10/22/2015 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm

Presenter: Dr. John Mowitt, Leadership Chair in the Critical Humanities at the University of Leeds and former Co-Director of ICGC.

Title: Left Leaning: Toward a Sinister Humanities

Abstract...

ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Feb
27
2015

Women and Power in Post-Conflict Africa

Event Time: Fri, 02/27/2015 - 12:00pm

Presented by: Aili Tripp, University of Wisconsin

(Per Aili Tripp: “Pray the Devil Back to Hell”, 2003 protests in Monrovia)

 

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ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Nov
18
2014

Distinguished Lecture: It's A Black/White Thing - Author Donna Bryson

Event Time: Tue, 11/18/2014 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Presented by: Donna Bryson

M.S. in Journalism and Author of “It’s A Black White Thing”

 

ABSTRACT: Donna Bryson's first book, It's a Black White Thing, explores the struggle to get...

ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Nov
13
2014

Film Screening: Soft Vengeance with filmmaker Abby Ginzberg

Event Time: Thu, 11/13/2014 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm

SOFT VENGEANCE is a film about Albie Sachs, a lawyer, writer, art lover and freedom fighter, set against the dramatic events leading to the overthrow of the apartheid regime in South Africa. Shining a spotlight on Albie’s story provides a...

ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Oct
14
2014

Distinguished Lecture by Dr. Leslie Witz

Event Time: Tue, 10/14/2014 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Presented by: Leslie Witz, Ph.D.

ICGC / University of the Western Cape Mellon Research Chair

Professor of History, University of the Western Cape, South Africa

ABSTRACT: This talk will build upon...

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