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Past Events

ICGC Brown Bag
Feb
07
2020

Tripping on molecules: Pharmaceutical patent disputes and the question of access to medicines in India

Event Time: Fri, 02/07/2020 - 12:00pm

Presented by Anindita Chatterjee, PhD Candidate, Department of Geography, Environment & Society

In 2006, the Indian Patent Office rejected Novartis’ application for a patent on “the beta crystalline form of imatinib mesylate”—imatinib...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Jan
31
2020

Socio-Ecological Interactions in Tropical Mosaic Landscapes

Event Time: Fri, 01/31/2020 - 12:00pm

Presented by Dr. Jennifer Powers, College of Biological Sciences and Dr. Forrest Fleischman, Dept. of Forest Resources

While tropical forests are often thought of as expansive seas of green trees that extend as far as the eye can see...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Jan
24
2020

Post Conflict: The Library as a Social Sculpture

Event Time: Fri, 01/24/2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Presented by: Wafaa Bilal, New York University Tisch School of Arts

Moderated by: Boris Oicherman, Curator for Creative Collaboration, Weisman Art Museum

During the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, the College of Fine...

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ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Jan
22
2020

Artist Talk by Wafaa Bilal: Performing Change

Event Time: Wed, 01/22/2020 - 3:00pm to Fri, 01/24/2020 - 1:00pm

Multiple Events 

January 22, 2020 3-5pm  - “Artist talk by Wafaa Bilal: Performing Change” at the Weisman Art Museum - Register Here

January 23, 2020 10am-12pm - "Meet and Greet with Wafaa Bilal" at the...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Dec
06
2019

Pro-poor nature-based climate solution or environmentally destructive greenwash? The environmental and social impacts of global tree planting drives in the western Indian Himalayas

Event 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...

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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

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...

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ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Nov
22
2019

Indigenous Women on the Frontlines of Climate Change Symposium

Event Time: Fri, 11/22/2019 - 1:30pm

Women are typically on the front lines of the fight for environmental justice around the world. In Minnesota, indigenous women have been leading efforts for native sovereignty, for protection of land and water, for climate justice, and for the...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Nov
22
2019

Software Labor and the Internal Contradictions of Middle Management: The Case of an Offshore Industry

Event Time: Fri, 11/22/2019 - 12:00pm

Presented by: Devika Narayan, PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology

A vast workforce in India manages the...

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ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Nov
19
2019

Speculative Fabulations: Beneath Yaba's Garden, Ama Josephine Budge with Junauda Petrus

Event Time: Tue, 11/19/2019 - 12:00pm Click here to read more
ICGC Brown Bag
Nov
15
2019

Ruins and Remains: Imaging 'community' in the South End Museum

Event Time: Fri, 11/15/2019 - 12:00pm

Presented by: Michelle Smith, University of the Western Cape

This chapter, a part of my dissertation on three museums in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, reflects on South End Museum in Port Elizabeth. As a “community museum,” South End...

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