25 Years

Past Events

ICGC Brown Bag
Oct
18
2013

The NE 51 series frontier: Housing and forced removal on the fringes of the South African empire

Event Time: Fri, 10/18/2013 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Presenter:

Presented by Dr. Giorgio Miescher, Marie Curie Research Fellow, Centre for Humanities Research (University of the Western Cape), Centre for African Studies (University of Basel)

Abstract:

The talk...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Oct
11
2013

Food Systems and Field Experiences: Some Reflections from the Gwayakosijigan (Compass) Project at Fond du Lac

Event Time: Fri, 10/11/2013 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Presenter:

Dr. Dave Wilsey, Lecturer in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Abstract:

Food is an attractive issue in its own right but may be especially notable in Native American communities,...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Oct
04
2013

Making Sense of Developments in Egypt: A Popularly Backed Coup or a Military-Backed Second Wave of Revolution?

Event Time: Fri, 10/04/2013 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Presenter:

Ragui Assaad, Professor, Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Abstract:

Professor Assaad will try to make sense of current developments in Egypt by going beyond news headlines and...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Sep
20
2013

“Hot affect” and the “claiming of notice”: The textual ideation of a blind boxer from South Africa

Event Time: Fri, 09/20/2013 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Presenter:

Kurt Campbell, UWC Visiting Scholar

Abstract:

"A South African Boxer in Britain" is a unique publication within the landscape of South African literature. It is a book composed of the testimonial...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Sep
13
2013

Temporal Frameworks After War: Spatial Time Concepts and the Dual-Faceted Self

Event Time: Fri, 09/13/2013 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Presenter:

Damon Lynch, Department of Anthropology

Abstract:

What time frameworks do people use during and after war? Three contrasting temporal experiences are common:

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ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Apr
29
2013

The absent centre: human capital, nationalism and the desire for a postcolonial episteme

Event Time: Mon, 04/29/2013 - 3:30pm

ICGC Distinguished Lecture Series presented by Prememsh Lalu, Director of the Centre for Humanitites Research, University of the Western Cape

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ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Apr
17
2013

Regulating Wartime Migration of Chinese-Burmese in the 1940s: Racial Logics, Patriarchal Records, and International Norms

Event Time: Wed, 04/17/2013 - 3:30pm

ICGC Distinguished Lecture Series

presented by Professor Tina Mai Chen, Associate Professor of History, University of Manitoba

The paper looks at different ways (media and perspectives) of reporting on Chinese subjects who moved...

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ICGC Distinguished Lecture
Apr
08
2013

Making spaces for nature: Ecology and democracy in contemporary India

Event Time: Mon, 04/08/2013 - 3:30pm

ICGC Distinguished Lecture Series presented by Professor Mahesh Rangarajan Director, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi, India Professor in Modern Indian History, University of Delhi, Delhi

The pace of economic expansion and the...

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ICGC Workshop
Apr
05
2013

Workshop on Critical Climate Change Scholarship

Event Time:
Fri, 04/05/2013 - 8:00am to Sun, 04/07/2013 - 5:00pm

Keynote Addresses

April 5 Anthropogenesis: Origins and Endings in the Anthropocene Dr. Kathryn Yusoff

April 6 The Spaces of Climate Change Dr. David Lansing

April...

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ICGC Workshop
Nov
28
2012

Water Governance and Resilience in the Global South: Advancing the Research Agenda

Event Time: Wed, 11/28/2012 - 12:00pm

ICGC Roundtable Discussion and Lunch

Participants

Dr. Leila Harris, Associate Director of Program on Water Governance; Center for Women’s and Gender Studies and the Institute for Resources, Environment, and Sustainability;... Click here to read more

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