Capitalism & Conservation in the Age of Security: The Vitalization of the StateEvent Time: Mon, 11/21/2016 - 3:30pm
Presented by Elizabeth LunstrumCentre for Refugee Studies Department of Geography, York University Abstract: Military actors, practices, logics, and technologies have increasingly spread from the...
Nonconformity in Africa’s Cultural HistoryEvent 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...
The Practice of Post-Apartheid FreedomEvent 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
The Privatization of Seeds: Sovereignty, Intellectual Property Rights, and Plant Genetic ResourcesEvent Time: Thu, 04/14/2016 -
Presented by: Dr. Sheri Breen, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Minnesota-Morris
Abstract: Food and crop systems have...
The Malawi Tanzania Border Dispute over Lake Malawi: Historical PerspectivesEvent Time: Mon, 11/16/2015 -
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...
Distinguished Lecture by Dr. John MowittEvent Time: Thu, 10/22/2015 -
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
Women and Power in Post-Conflict AfricaEvent 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)
Distinguished Lecture: It's A Black/White Thing - Author Donna BrysonEvent Time: Tue, 11/18/2014 -
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...
Film Screening: Soft Vengeance with filmmaker Abby GinzbergEvent Time: Thu, 11/13/2014 -
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...
Distinguished Lecture by Dr. Leslie WitzEvent Time: Tue, 10/14/2014 -
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...