TRENDS Research & Advisory, together with the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence (ICSR) at King’s College London, and the Orfalea Centre of the University of California, Santa Barbara, are organising a conference on 6-7 December at King’s College, London. The theme of the conference
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One-day conference on the topic of the global dimensions of religious othering.
Annual Governance & Human Rights workshop.
Climate Change from the Streets: How Conflict and Collaboration Strengthen the Environmental Justice Movement
Although the science of climate change is clear, policy decisions about how to respond to its effects remain contentious. Even when such decisions claim to be guided by objective knowledge, they are made and implemented through political institutions and relationships – and all the competing interests and power struggles that
THIS WEDNESDAY, January 29, from 1-3pm, the Orfalea Center will be hosting an impromptu (but very stimulating conversation) with visiting scholar Dr. Omar Dahi. In Girvetz Hall 2320. Lunch and snacks will be provided. Attached here you’ll find selected very short readings which you might want to skim before you arrive. These will
Thursday, January 9, 2020 at noon2320 Girvetz Hall The need for systemic transformation arises as much from discontent with the current economic and environmental scenario as it does from hope for a better tomorrow. Societal discontent, obviously, manifests itself in the form of resistance to the existing structures and is
On December 3, 2019, the Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies and the Center for Middles East Studies will host Dr. Ruken Sengul for a series of events associated with her work with Kurdish feminist history and current political reality. Please join us for an afternoon of thoughtful conversation during
On January 26th, 2021, #NYUKevo virtually hosted a talk on “Policing as Politics, Policing as War” with Nadia Abu El-Haj (Columbia University), Paul Amar (UC Santa Barbara), Stuart Schrader (Johns Hopkins University) & Discussant Nikhil Pal Singh (NYU). Using the example of the 1925 French bombing of Damascus, Shrader discussed
The Orfalea Center & GMTaC Lab present… The Transworlding Works-In-Progress Series is a space for graduate students to share and develop their writings with input and mentoring provided by the research community at UCSB. This workshop will feature research by graduate students whose MA thesis or PhD dissertation project is
By Jim Logan Originally published on The Current The Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies at UC Santa Barbara has long been a bastion of informative conferences on vital topics. Two significant grants will invigorate the center’s research mission and spark innovative collaborations across campus. The center has received $240,000 ($200,000