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May 2018

PROTECT – Indigenous Communities at the Frontlines of Climate Change & Fossil Fuel Extraction

May 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bren Hall Room 1414

Join us to take action to protect our lands, air, waters, and health! Film by Paper Rocket Productions. Produced by the Livelihoods Knowledge Exchange Network. Screening at UCSB on May 18. In July 2016, Indigenous and other community organizers and advocates caravaned across the United States to gather stories from Indigenous communities at the forefront of work for a just transition from toxic to clean energy. Participants of all ages traveled thousands of miles to learn from front-line struggles to…

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Defying Dystopia: Building the Climate Future We Need

May 18 @ 1:30 pm
Bren 4016

The world is confronting an ever greater political, social and ecological crisis. Yet we seem to be digging ourselves into an even deeper hole. Where can we find solutions and hope to build the just world we need? Nick Buxton of the Transnational Institute and co-founder of the Transformative Cities Award will explore the underlying causes of our systemic crises, and the solutions and alternatives emerging in cities and communities worldwide that hold out hope in difficult times. Bio: Nick…

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Who Pays For War? Economic Inequality, Fiscal Sacrifice, and War Finance Strategies

May 24 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Girvetz 2320, Girvetz Hall, University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, 93106 United States
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In this presentation, Chang argues that domestic economic inequality plays an essential role behind war finance choice.

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Coming of Age at the End of the World: Eco-Grief and the Climate Generation

May 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Girvetz 2320, Girvetz Hall, University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, 93106 United States
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Learning about climate change can trigger debilitating cycles of eco-grief, despair, and apathy. So how can an educator work with those emotions and still get the lesson across?

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September 2018

WORKSHOP: REBEL DIPLOMACY II

September 27 - September 28

This workshop begins to consider rebels' strategic use of talk and tactical non-violence during civil war, not as a substitute for violence nor exclusively for those civilians over whom rebels exercise authoritative control.

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October 2018

Book Launch: “OUR MONEY OUR LIVES: Microcredit and Women’s Empowerment in Cross Cultural Perspective”

October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Girvetz 2320, Girvetz Hall, University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, 93106 United States

Join the book's editors, Bidyut Mohanty and Victor Faessel, for a discussion of their newly published book.

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November 2018

UCSB FALL HUMAN RIGHTS ROUNDTABLE

November 2
Social Science and Media Studies Conference Room,

Roundtable participants will track emerging frontiers in human rights scholarship.

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The Psychology of Terrorist Behavior: Where We Are, Where We Need to Be

November 9 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Girvetz 2320, Girvetz Hall, University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, 93106 United States
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In this presentation, Professor Horgan explores what we know, and have yet to know, about the processes associated with becoming a terrorist.

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Cheap Talk about a Free Ride: Counterfactuals, Alliances, and U.S.-Philippines Relations

November 15 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Girvetz 2320, Girvetz Hall, University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, 93106 United States

Do client countries under-invest in their own defense when they have a powerful patron? Although plausible, the causal mechanisms behind free riding are much more complex than typically acknowledged.

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Counter-terrorism and Human Rights at the United Nations Security Council: Revisiting Hegemonic International Law

November 16 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Girvetz 2320, Girvetz Hall, University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, 93106 United States
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What explains the key features of the process unleashed by the adoption of United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Resolution 1373 on the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks?

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