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ICGC Special Event
Dec
05
2019

Foreign Intervention in Africa after the Cold War: The Role of Outsiders in the Current Crisis

Event Time: Thu, 12/05/2019 - 3:00pm to Sun, 01/05/2020 - 4:30pm
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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....

ICGC Special Event
Oct
24
2019

Changing the Ethnographic Museum in South Africa and Germany

Event Time: Thu, 10/24/2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
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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...

ICGC Special Event
Oct
18
2019

Black Radical Humanism and the Problem of Freedom

Event 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

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ICGC Special Event
Oct
16
2019

Artists as Change Makers: Meet the artists in residence at the Weisman Art Museum

Event 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 ...

ICGC Special Event
Apr
26
2019

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 

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ICGC Special Event
Nov
30
2018

"Dead in the Water": Global Lessons from the World Bank's Model Hydropower Project in Laos

Event 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...

ICGC Special Event
Oct
29
2018

Youth Navigating the 21st Century City of Amman: Securing Education and Livelihoods

Event 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...

ICGC Special Event
Oct
15
2018

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...

ICGC Special Event
Oct
08
2018

Designing Intersectional Policy for Inclusion of Afro-Peruvian Girls

Event Time: Mon, 10/08/2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Eliana Villar, "Designing Intersectional Policy for Inclusion of Afro-Peruvian Girls," Echida Scholar, Brookings Institution

How can educational policy be designed to...

ICGC Special Event
Sep
20
2018

Film Screening of: Vivek ("Reason") (2018) and Discussion with Filmmaker Anand Patwardhan

Event Time: Thu, 09/20/2018 - 5:30pm

Anand Patwardhan’s Reason (the Hindi title is Vivek) was premiered in Toronto on September 9. Reason is easily one of the most important documentaries to emerge in the Age of Modi. The film dives fearlessly into the debates that hit the...

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