Insurgent Voices: A Feminist Radio Program for PeaceEvent Time: Wed, 12/02/2020 - 12:00pm
Abstract: Insurgent Voices, a Colombian radio initiative, is one of many peacebuilding initiatives in Georgina Ortiz, a former FARC ex-guerrilla settlement camp currently in the process of rezoning into a town. It...
Film Screening: Tejiendo Autonomía (Weaving Autonomy)Event Time: Wed, 09/23/2020 - 3:00pm
Film Screening and Discussion with Director Julián Cortés
Joined by: Ferley Rodriguez, President of the Fortuna de Mutata Cooperative, composed of FARC ex-combatants. (Spanish-English translation by ICGC scholar Michael Soto)...
Foreign Intervention in Africa after the Cold War: The Role of Outsiders in the Current CrisisEvent Time: Thu, 12/05/2019 - 3:00pm
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...
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...
Black Radical Humanism and the Problem of FreedomEvent Time: Fri, 10/18/2019 - 4:00pm
The Institute for Critical Inquiry into Global Change presents:
"Black Radical Humanism and the Problem of Freedom"
Dr. Gary Wilder, The City University of New York
Artists as Change Makers: Meet the artists in residence at the Weisman Art MuseumEvent Time: Wed, 10/16/2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Artists as Change Makers: meet the artists in residence at the Weisman
A conversation moderated by Boris Oicherman, Cindy and Jay Ihlenfeld Curator for Creative Collaboration, Weisman Art Museum
In 2010, Amoke Kubat ...
Inaugural Lecture: Institute for Critical Inquiry into Global Change: "On the Creation of 'New' World Humans"Event Time: Fri, 04/26/2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Inaugural Lecture of the Institute for Critical Inquiry into Global Change
"On the Creation of 'New' World Humans"
Presented by Dr. Gerard Aching, Cornell University
"Dead in the Water": Global Lessons from the World Bank's Model Hydropower Project in LaosEvent Time: Fri, 11/30/2018 - 3:00am
Presented by co-editors Bruce Shoemaker and William Robichaud
For decades, large dam projects have been undertaken by both nations and international agencies with the aim of doing good: preventing floods, bringing electricity to rural...
Youth Navigating the 21st Century City of Amman: Securing Education and LivelihoodsEvent Time: Mon, 10/29/2018 - 10:30am
Fida Adely, Georgetown University and Betty Anderson, Boston University
In May and June of 2018, thousands of Jordanians took to the streets. What was initially a protest against a regressive tax bill, evolved into broader protests...
What is the University For?Event Time: Mon, 10/15/2018 - 12:00pm
Dr. Premesh Lalu, Centre for Humanities Research, University of the Western Cape
NOTE LOCATION CHANGE: Wilkins Room, Humphrey 215
"What is the University For?"
Dr. Lalu's seminar will include a...