Day: <span>November 2, 2017</span>

Lecture by Gabrielle Hecht, University of Michigan

Speaker: Gabrielle Hecht Professor, Department of History, and Director, Program in Science, Technology & Society at the University of Michigan Title: TBA Presented by the Orfalea Center-supported research cluster “Energy Challenges: Development and Climate Change in Global Perspective” Speaker bio: Gabriella Hecht is a Professor in the History Department at the University of Michigan, where […]Read More

Orfalea Center visiting scholar screens film on Climate Justice activism

SCREENING AND TALK: Climate Justice (The Movie): Five Years Inside The UN Climate Talks Richard Widick (scholar/filmmaker) Thursday, February 26, 2015 / 4:00 PM McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB In 2015 in Paris, the United Nations will adopt the next universal climate treaty.  That treaty, envisioned to replace the Kyoto Protocol in 2020 as the […]Read More

My Love Awaits Me By The Sea

My Love Awaits Me By The Sea Mais Darwazah, director How do you return to a place that only exists in your mind? ‘My Love Awaits Me by the Sea’ is a poetic documentary narrating the story of the director Mais Darwazah, who takes a first time journey back to her homeland, Palestine. She leaves […]Read More

Food Security Governance: talk w. Nora McKeon, past FAO civil

ood Security Governance: Empowering Communities, Regulating Corporations Nora McKeon, Former civil society director, U.N. Food & Agriculture Organization, and Lecturer, Rome 3 University February 27, 2015, 3:00PM Bren Hall 4016, Environmental Studies Seminar Room co-sponsored by the Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies and the UCSB Environmental Studies Program   Today’s global food system […]Read More

Symposium on Native Food Ways, Environmentialism, and Biocolonialism

Symposium on Native Food Ways, Environmentialism, and Biocolonialism March 6, 2015 8:30 to 5:00 McCune Conference Room, 6th Floor HSSB Keynote speakers: Dr. Debra Harry, founding director, Indigenous Peoples Council on Biocolonialism Dr. Andrea McComb-Sanchez, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, affiliate faculty of the Institute of the Environment, University of Arizona Please join the American […]Read More

Politics, Business & Development in East Asia: Malaysia

Lecturer: Terence Gomez, Political Economy, Univeristy of Malaya, KL   A Mellichamp Speaker Series event, hosted by Mellichamp Professor Jan Nederveen-Pieterse Event Date: Thursday, March 5, 2015 – 4:00pm Reception to follow the lecture Speaker: Edmund Terence Gomez specializes in state-market relations and the linkages between ethnicity, politics and capital development. He received a doctorate […]Read More

Inequality in Germany

Boike Rehbein, Professor of Society and Transformation in Asia and Africa, Humboldt-Universität, Berlin The talk presents results of a comparative research project on social inequality in Brazil, Germany, Southeast Asia and India. Focusing on Germany, it argues that contrary to common knowledge, distinct class lines exist that are reproduced over many generations. It shows in […]Read More

Global Governance Symposium

GLOBAL GOVERNANCE SYMPOSIUM FRIDAY, April 24th, 9:30-12:30 University Center ‘Flying A Studio’, UC Santa Barbara featuring: Madeline Baer, San Diego State University: “Water Politics, Rights, and Governance” Jennifer Ramos, Loyola Marymount University: “Global Security Issues in International Institutions” with comments by UCSB faculty: Mark Buntaine, Bren School of Environmential Science & Management Bridget Coggins, Department […]Read More