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Past Events

ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Oct
11
2019

South Korea Abortion War Won: An Activist & Transnational Feminist Conversation

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ICGC Brown Bag
Oct
11
2019

Place and Location: Theorising Pan-Africa in Postcolonial Debates

Event Time: Fri, 10/11/2019 - 12:00pm

Presented by: Ayanda Wiseman Nombila, University of the Western Cape

This talk will focus on the debate between two African intellectuals/scholars – Achille Mbembe and Archie Mafeje – about the possibilities of Africanity ...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Oct
04
2019

Assessing effects of climate seasonality and anthropogenic disturbance on large terrestrial mammals of the Colombian Orinoquia

Event Time: Fri, 10/04/2019 - 12:00pm

Presented by Juliana Velez Gomez, PhD student, Department of Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology

Maintaining reserves for biodiversity conservation has become more challenging due to the space requirements for feeding a growing...

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ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Sep
27
2019

Language Ideologies and Identity Formation in the Language Classroom

Event Time: Fri, 09/27/2019 - 3:30pm

Facilitated by Maya Angela Smith, University of Washington

While students in our classes are excited to learn foreign languages, there is often a lot of anxiety present for them. Many of them wonder: will people...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Sep
27
2019

Ver (see), Juzgar (analyze), and Actuar (act): Appropriation and auto-discovery of Mayan identity during the Guatemalan Armed Conflict 1980-1992

Event Time: Fri, 09/27/2019 - 12:00pm

Presented by Heider Tun, PhD Candidate, Department of History

Abstract: My work studies the historical, material and social conditions that allowed for the beginning of the human rights movement initiated by the Guatemalan Catholic...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Sep
20
2019

United Nations Discourse of Peacebuilding in the DRC: Implications for Regional Security

Event Time: Fri, 09/20/2019 - 12:00pm

Presented by: Dr. William Tayeebwa, Makerere University, Uganda and ICGC Visiting Scholar 

Abstract :This project examines the peacebuilding frames discernible in the monthly Echo de la MONUSCO newsletter, one of the...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Sep
13
2019

Ground's Keepers: Labor and Land-Making in Singapore

Event Time: Fri, 09/13/2019 - 12:00pm

Presented by: Beverly Fok, PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology

Abstract: After 50 years of aggressive augmentation, reclaimed land now makes up a quarter of...

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ICGC Brown Bag
May
03
2019

The skin I inhabit: the black body in the feminine as a territory of academic research, artistic creation and political strategy

Event Time: Fri, 05/03/2019 - 12:00pm

Patrícia (Pagi) Giselia Batista, University of Uberlandia, Brazil

In contemporary societies, such as Brazil and the United States, the segregating marks of colonization remain, mainly racial discrimination that has its roots in socio-...

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ICGC South Asia Seminar Series
May
01
2019

The Canal and the City: Water's Edge Urbanisms in Chennai

Event Time: Wed, 05/01/2019 - 3:00pm

Presented by Karen Coelho, Madras Institute of Development 

This paper examines the edges of urban waterways as a specific kind of intra-urban “periphery”, offering a crucial geography from which to theorize urban transitions in...

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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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