Changing the Ethnographic Museum in South Africa and GermanyEvent Time: Thu, 10/24/2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Talk by Ciraj Rassool, Professor of History, University of the Western Cape
Abstract: Over the last 15 years since South Africa became a democracy, the museum category of the ‘ethnographic’ came under severe scrutiny as a...
Abortion, Family Planning, and the Population Regime in South Korea (1974-2019)Event Time: Fri, 10/25/2019 - 12:00pm
Presented by Jade Ji, PhD candidate, Department of Gender, Women & Sexuality StudiesIn April 2019, the Constitutional Court of Korea made a ground breaking decision that abortion criminal codes were unconstitutional....
Black TaxiEvent Time: Fri, 11/01/2019 - 12:00pm
Presented by: Dr. Elliot James, Department of History, University of MN at Morris
The order of post-apartheid empathyEvent Time: Fri, 11/08/2019 - 12:00pm
Presented by: Ross Truscott, University of the Western Cape
Ruins and Remains: Imaging 'community' in the South End MuseumEvent Time: Fri, 11/15/2019 - 12:00pm
Presented by: Michelle Smith, University of the Western Cape
Software Labor and the Internal Contradictions of Middle Management: The Case of an Offshore IndustryEvent Time: Fri, 11/22/2019 - 12:00pm
Presented by: Devika Narayan, PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology
A vast workforce in India manages the...
Who are we planting trees for? The impact of government afforestation programs on land cover and rural livelihoods in the Indian HimalayaEvent Time: Fri, 12/06/2019 - 12:00pm
Presented by: Forrest Fleischman, Department of Forest Resources
Global discourses promote tree-planting as a way to mitigate climate change while promoting rural livelihoods, yet there are few studies examining the implementation...
Foreign Intervention in Africa after the Cold War: The Role of Outsiders in the Current CrisisEvent Time: Thu, 12/05/2019 - 3:00pm to Sun, 01/05/2020 - 4:30pm
Talk by Elizabeth Schmidt, Professor Emeritus of History, Loyola University, Maryland To outsiders, the word “Africa” often conjures up images of a continent in crisis, riddled with war and corruption, imploding from disease and starvation....
Interdisciplinary Conference on "Democracy under Threat in Times of Populism and Racial Nationalism"Event Time: Fri, 04/10/2020 - 8:00am to Sat, 04/11/2020 - 5:00pm
Interdisciplinary Conference on
“Democracy under Threat in Times of Populism and Racial Nationalism” April 10-11, 2020 at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Submission Deadline: December 1, 2019...