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
In the Winter and Spring of 2022-2023, students were selected from a pool of applicants to participate in the very special seminar, Global Studies 196, which is a field-research training seminar, focused on pedagogical ethics, and training some of our most brilliant and creative undergrads in the skills of on-the-ground
Richard Widick, Noa Cykman and Somak Mukherjee speak on the work of the Environmental Justice and Climate Justice Studies research cluster Richard Widick Speaks at the EJ/CJ Orfalea Research Cluster Presentation On April 14th, the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies, directed by Prof. Paul Amar, hosted its second research
Tina Guirguis, Surojit Kayal, and Tina Cordova present on the works of the Future Infrastructures: Water, Energy and Justice research cluster On April 21st, the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies, directed by Prof. Paul Amar, hosted its third research cluster gathering, featuring presentations from our Future Infrastructures: Water, Energy