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ICGC Brown Bag
Nov
30
2018

Ideal Theory in Politics as Scientific Modeling

Event Time: Fri, 11/30/2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Ryan Nedft, "Ideal Theory in Politics as Scientific Modeling," Department of Philosophy, University of the Western Cape

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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...

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ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Nov
27
2018

Oron Catts at UMN

Event Time: Tue, 11/27/2018 - 7:00pm Click here to read more
ICGC Brown Bag
Nov
16
2018

Community Forest Enterprises, Food Security, and Sustainable Forest Management in Northern Guatemala

Event Time: Fri, 11/16/2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Megan Butler, PhD Candidate, Department of Natural Resource Management, University of Minnesota

This ICGC talk will cover ongoing research on the governance of community-based forest enterprises (CFEs) in the Maya Biosphere Reserve (MBR)...

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ICGC South Asia Seminar Series
Nov
14
2018

Naach Bhikhari Naach (2018) Film Screening and Discussion with Filmmaker Shilpi Gulati

Event Time: Wed, 11/14/2018 - 3:00pm

Naach is a form of traditional folk theatre from Bihar, India. In this tradition, male artists often cross dress as women on stage and are referred to as ‘laundas’. The most legendary name in this tradition is Bhikhari Thakur’s...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Nov
09
2018

Structural Violence, Economic Development, and Maternal Health in the Caribbean

Event Time: Fri, 11/09/2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Zobeida Bonilla: "Structural Violence, Economic Development, and Maternal Health in the Caribbean" School of Public Health

Abstract: While considerable progress has been made in reducing global maternal morbidity and...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Nov
02
2018

Refusal of light: Photographs and political funerals in 1980s South Africa

Event Time: Fri, 11/02/2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Professor Patricia Hayes, NRF SARChI Chair in Visual History & Theory, Centre for Humanities Research, University of the Western Cape, South Africa

ICGC Visiting Scholar Fall 2018 

 

Abstract: Photographs...

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ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Nov
01
2018

RIGS Symposium on Reparations, Repatriation, and Redress

Event Time: Thu, 11/01/2018 - 9:15am to 5:00pm Click here to read more
ICGC Alumni Lecture Series
Oct
31
2018

High Hopes, High Stakes: Creating Collaborative Urban Theory

Event Time: Wed, 10/31/2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Abstract:

High Stakes, High Hopes creates urban theory in the political and physical realities of everyday southern city life. In a city bursting at its seams, struggling to deliver services, to manage the conflicts...

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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...

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