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Past Events

ICGC Brown Bag
Feb
08
2019

Soils and Surveys: Identifying Opportunities to Improve Rural Livelihoods in the Republic of Georgia

Event Time: Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:00pm

Sabrina Badger, Department of Soil, Water & Climate 

Although Georgia is considered a medium income country, the half of the population which relies on agriculture for their income largely live in poverty.  The country...

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ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Feb
07
2019

Is Democracy in Crisis? A Teach-In on Fascism and Racism

Event Time: Thu, 02/07/2019 - 3:30pm Click here to read more
ICGC Brown Bag
Feb
01
2019

Impacts of farming system, climate, and topography on soil properties in the Sankuru Province, central Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC): a soil fertility evaluation and classification study

Event Time: Fri, 02/01/2019 - 12:00pm

Impacts of farming system, climate, and topography on soil properties in the Sankuru Province, central Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC): a soil fertility evaluation and classification study

Presented by Al Lohese

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ICGC Co-sponsored Event
Jan
25
2019

Itinerant Passage: Sexuality, Slavery, Historiography

Event Time: Fri, 01/25/2019 - 1:30pm

This talk engages a mislaid history of sexuality and slavery in Portuguese India to raise three vulgar questions: How do we call attention to the displacement of slave pasts within histories of sexuality that are themselves routinely displaced?...

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ICGC Brown Bag
Jan
25
2019

Shaping a Just and Equitable University: A Dialogue with the Grand Challenges Research Scholars Group

Event Time: Fri, 01/25/2019 - 12:00pm

The University's Grand Challenges Research initiative awarded fellowships to a group of faculty members charged with developing ideas for how the University can advance work on just and equitable communities as well as the intersection of...

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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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