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November 2013

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

KRISTINA MYRVOLD
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
and Anthropology of Religion at Linnaeus University in
Sweden

Sikhs in Mainland Europe:
Migration, Integration and
Cultural Challenges

Thursday, November 21, 2013
2:30 p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room
Robertson Gym 1005

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November 2013

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

DR. RAVI K. ROY
The Tseng College
California State University,
Northridge

Market Volatility and
the Risks of Global
Integration

Thursday, November 14, 2013
12:00 p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room
Robertson Gym 1005

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November 2013

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

SCOTT NOVA
Executive Director of the Worker Rights Consortium (WRC)

FAST FASHION, SHORT LIVES: Why Workers Sewing Clothes for the World's Leading Apparel Brands Continue to Die

Thursday, November 7, 2013
2:30 p.m.
MCC Theater, UCSB

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October 2013

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

DEREK SHEARER
US Ambassador
Chevalier Professor of Diplomacy and Director, McKinnon Center on Global Affairs, Occidental College

SPORTS AS SOFT POWER: The Role of Public Diplomacy in the 21st Century

Thursday, October 31, 2013
2:30 p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room
Robertson Gym 1005

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April 2013

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

PROF. OLE BRUNN
Institute for Society and Globalization
Roskilde University, Denmark

A 'Confucian' Challenge to the Global Environmental Order?

Thursday, May 30, 2013
12:00 p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room
Robertson Gym 1005

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April 2013

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

DR. OZLEM ARPAC ARCONIAN
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London
Orfalea Center visiting Research Scholar

Crisis and Transformation in Turkish and Greek Political Economies: A Comparative Analysis

Thursday, May 23, 2013
12:00 p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room
Robertson Gym 1005

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April 2013

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

RUBIN DOMINGUEZ
University of Salamanca (USAL), Spain
Orfalea Center visiting Research Scholar

Participation 3.0 From the Protester to the Hacktivist

Thursday, April 25, 2013
12:00 p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room
Robertson Gym 1005

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April 2013

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

ROLAND BENEDIKTER
European Foundation Fellow 2009-13
Orfalea Center visiting Research Scholar
The Europe Center, Stanford University

Italy After the February 2013 Elections: What Future for Italy and Europe?

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
12:00 p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room
Robertson Gym 1005

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March 2013

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

PANEL DISCUSSION & BOOK LAUNCH

HELMUT ANEHEIER, Editor
Hertie School of Governance, Berlin

The Governance Report: Sovereignty, Fiscal Policy, Innovations, Trade-offs, Indicators

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
1:00 p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room
Robertson Gym 1005

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February 2013

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Northern Ireland: A Lasting Peace?

JOHN LEDLIE
Senior British Civil Servant, Northern Ireland Office

Thursday, February 14, 2013
12:00 p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room
Robertson Gym 1005

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February 2013

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Fractured Globalization: Historic Empires and Contemporary Nation-States

MICHAEL MANN
UCLA

Friday, February 1, 2013
2:00 p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room
Robertson Gym 1005

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January 2013

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Africa and US Friends/Enemies in the War on Terror

REBECCA TINSLEY
Founder, Waging Peace

Thursday, January 17, 2013
12:30 p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room
Robertson Gym 1005

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January 2013

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Speaking Rights to Power: The Role of the Public Intellectual

ALEMAYEHU WELDEMARIAM
MA, LLB

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
4:45 p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room
Robertson Gym 1005

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January 2013

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

The Bright and Dark Sides of Globalization

BENJAMIN SUTHERLAND
Correspondent, The Economist

Thursday, January 10, 2013
12:00 p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room
Robertson Gym 1005

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November 2012

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Polishing Apple: How the World's Richest Corporation Uses the Rhetoric of "Corporate Social Responsibility" to Hide its Human Rights Crimes

Scott Nova

Executive Director of the Worker Rights Consortium (WRC)

Thursday, November 15, 2012
12:00 p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room
Robertson Gym 1005

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Mona Kanwal Sheikh

November 2012

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Talking With the Taliban: Challenges for the US, Afghanistan, and Pakistan

Dr. Mona Kanwal Sheikh

Danish Institute for International Studies

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
12:00 p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room
Robertson Gym 1005

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Mona Kanwal Sheikh

November 2012

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

A Sociotheological Approach to Understanding Religious Violence

Dr. Mona Kanwal Sheikh
Danish Institute for International Studies, and

Mark Juergensmeyer
UCSB Global & International Studies and the Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies

Tuesday, November 13, 2012
12:00 p.m.
McCune Conference Room
HSSB 6020

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October 2012

THE MELLICHAMP ENDOWED PROFESSORS IN GLOBAL STUDIES and the ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES present:

Progressive Global Governance: a Non-Eurocentric View

Craig N. Murphy
M. Margaret Ball Professor of International Relations at Wellesley College, and Professor of Global Governance at the University of Massachusetts, Boston

            TIME CHANGE!

Wednesday, October 31, 2012
12:00 p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room
Robertson Gym 1005

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October 2012

UCSB and Stanford scholar Roland Benedikter receives Klaus Reichert Award in Germany

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October 2012

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Governing Economic
Development Processes in a
Globalizing World

Laurid S. Lauridsen
Professor in International Development Studies

Department of Globalization and Society
Roskilde University, Denmark

Thursday, October 25, 2012
12:00 p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room
Robertson Gym 1005

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October 2012

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

India, China and the Process of Global Restructuring

Manoranjan Mohanty
Music and African American & African Studies
The Ohio State University

Thursday, October 18, 2012
12:00 p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room
Robertson Gym 1005

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June 2012

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES, IHC's African Studies, and the Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music present:

Copyright, Piracy, and the Artist: Music and the Politics of Culture in Postcolonial Mali

Ryan Skinner
Music and African American & African Studies
The Ohio State University

Friday, June 1, 2012
4:00 p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room
Robertson Gym 1005

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May 2012

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Caught Up In the Conflict: The Political Struggle of Sri Lanka's Muslims

Andreas Johansson
Ph.D. candidate in History of Religion
Lund University, Sweden

Thursday, May 31, 2012
12:00p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room
Robertson Gym 1005

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May 2012

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

The International Climate Wars
Ethnography and the Global Spectacle of UN Climate Negotiation

Richard Widick
Orfalea Center Visiting Scholar

Thursday, May 24, 2012
12:00p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room. 1005 Robertson Gym

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May 2012

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

On the Causality of Violent Crime in Central America

Heidrun Zinecker
Professor of International Relations
University of Leipzig

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
12:00p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room. 1005 Robertson Gym

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December 2011

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Italy at the Brink? Reflections on the Italian Financial and Social Crisis

Roland Benedikter
Orfalea Center Visiting Research Scholar & European Foundation Fellow, Stanford University

Thursday, December 1, 2011
12:00p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room. 1005 Robertson Gym

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November 2011

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Rethinking Secularism: A Seminar Discussion

POSTPONED TO FEB. 2012
Friday, November 18, 2011

12 p.m.

Orfalea Center Seminar Room, 1005 Robertson Gym
12 p.m.

With:
Craig Calhoun
President, Social Science Research Council & professor Sociology, NYU

Jonathan Van Antwerpen
Editor-in-Chief, The Immanent Frame, SSRC online magazine

Mark Juergensmeyer
Director, Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies

Benjamin Jerry Cohen
UCSB Dept. of Political Science

Wade Clark Roof
UCSB Dept. of Religious Studies

Giles Gunn
UCSB Global & International Studies

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November 2011

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Derek Shearer
U.S. Ambassador, Chevalier Professor of Diplomacy & World Affairs, Occidental College

Does Foreign Policy Matter?
Obama and the Republicans in the 2012 Elections

Thursday, November 17, 2011
12:30p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room. 1005 Robertson Gym

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November 2011

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Scott Nova
Executive Director, Worker Rights Consortium (WRC)

Inequality, from Apple to Zara: How Wages Below 50 Cents an Hour Fuel the World's Most Profitable Consumers Products Companies

Thursday, November 10, 2011
Orfalea Center Seminar Room, 1005 Robertson Gym
12:30 p.m.

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April 2011

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Haiti: Where to Next?


Discussion and Q&A


Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Orfalea Center Seminar Room, 1005 Robertson Gym
1:00 p.m.

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April 2011

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Richard Widick,
Orfalea Center
Visiting Research Scholar

Invitation to Durban
Ethnography and the Politics of Climate Activism at COP17

Thursday, May 19, 2011
Orfalea Center Seminar Room, 1005 Robertson Gym
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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April 2011

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Jan Pieterse,
Mellichamp Professor of
Global Studies and Sociology

Decoding Crisis
Discussant: John Foran
Professor of Sociology, UCSB

Thursday, May 5, 2011
Orfalea Center Seminar Room, 1005 Robertson Gym
12:30 p.m.

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April 2011

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Holly Mosher, filmmaker

Bonsai
Celebrating the
Vision of Mohammad Yunus

Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Orfalea Center Seminar Room, 1005 Robertson Gym
1:30 p.m.

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April 2011

Co-Sponored by the
ORFALEA CENTER

A "21st" Series lecture

Charlotte Brunsdon,
University of Warwick

Attractions of the
Cinematic City

Thursday, April 14, 2011
Room 2135, SSMS
4:30 p.m.

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April 2011

Co-Sponsored by the
ORFALEA CENTER

Alexander Kubyshkin
St. Petersburg State University

Russia and Terrorism

Wednesday, April 14, 2011
Room 4041, HSSB
12:30 p.m.

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April 2011

Co-Sponsored by the
ORFALEA CENTER

Professor Ching Kwan Lee,
Department of Sociology, UCLA

The "Labor Question" of Chinese Capitalism in Africa

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Room 4041, HSSB
5:00 p.m.

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Manuel Castells

February 2011

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Manuel Castells

The Non-Global Global Crisis
Implications for Globalization Theory

Friday, February 25, 2011
Mosher Alumni House
Alumni Hall, 2nd floor
2:00 p.m.

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Scott Nova

February 2011

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Scott Nova

Meet the New Boss
Working Conditions in the Apparel Industry 100 Years After the Triangle Shirtwaist Tragedy

Friday, February 25, 2011
Orfalea Center Seminar Room, 1005 Robertson Gym
12:00 p.m.

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Alison Brysk

February 2011

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Marwan Kraidy

Music Videos and Arab Public Life
Contention and Circulation

Friday, February 11, 2011
Social Sciences & Media Studies Bldg, Room 2135
1:00 p.m.

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Alison Brysk

November 2010

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Alison Brysk

Human Rights as Global Social Imagination

Thursday, November 18, 2010
Orfalea Center Seminar Room, 1005 Robertson Gym
12:30 p.m.

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Stanley Katz

November 2010

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Stanley Katz

Why Americans Don't Get Human Rights...And Why We Shouldn't Be Surprised

Monday, November 8, 2010
Orfalea Center Seminar Room, 1005 Robertson Gym
12:00 p.m.

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Derek Shearer

October 2010

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Derek Shearer

Obama's Leadership at Home and Abroad: Is He FDR, Clinton or Just Jimmy Carter?

Thursday, October 28, 2010
Orfalea Center Seminar Room, 1005 Robertson Gym
12:30 p.m.

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Rebecca Tinsley

October 2010

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Rebecca Tinsley

The Slide Back to War in Sudan

Thursday, October 21, 2010
Orfalea Center Seminar Room, 1005 Robertson Gym
12:30 p.m.

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Nubar Hovsepian

October 2010

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Nubar Hovsepian

Edward Said's Palestine/Israel: Inclusion Without Domination

Monday, October 18, 2010
Social Sciences & Media Studies Bldg., Room 2135
3:00 p.m.

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May 2010

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Workshop on Revisiting Microcredit/Microfinance as a Development Strategy for Inclusive Growth: A Global Perspective

Friday, May 28, 2010
Mosher Alumni House
9:00am - 5:00 p.m.

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May 2010

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Heather Conolley,
PhD Candidate, UCSB

The Renaissance of Nuclear Energy in the Shadow of Climate Change

Thursday, May 27, 2010
Orfalea Center Seminar Room, 1005 Robertson Gym
12:00 p.m.

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May 2010

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Samuel Peleg
Stanford Center for International Conflict Resolution and Negotiation

"The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Barriers to Resolution"

Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Orfalea Center Seminar Room, 1005 Robertson Gym
12:00 p.m.

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April 2010

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Hagen Schulz-Forberg
Aarhus University

The G20 vs. the G192:
The Financial and Economic Crisis and the Struggle for the Legitimacy to Reconstruct

Thursday, April 29, 2010
Orfalea Center Seminar Room, 1005 Robertson Gym
12:00 p.m.

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April 2010

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Third Annual Meeting:

Global Studies Consortium

Thursday, April 24-25, 2010
Loma Pelona Conference Center

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March 2010

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Richard Widick
Orfalea Center Visiting Research Scholar

Dangerous Places: Ethnography at the Global Convergence of People, Labor & Environmental Movements

Thursday, March 11, 2010
Orfalea Center Seminar Room, 1005 Robertson Gym
12:00 p.m.

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March 2010

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Walden Bello
Philippines Human Rights Lobby

Climate Politics and Climate Justice: The View From the Global South

Thursday, March 4, 2010
Orfalea Center Seminar Room, 1005 Robertson Gym
2:00 p.m.

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ScottNova

February 2010

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

SCOTT NOVA
Executive Director, worker Rights Consortium

Worker Rights in the Global Economy: The Catastrophic Failure of Corporate Self-Regulation

Thursday, February 25, 2010
Orfalea Center Seminar Room, 1005 Robertson Gym
12:00 p.m.

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Rizvi

February 2010

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

FAZAL RIZVI
Professor of Educational Policy Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Globalization and Higher Education: Trends in International Student Mobility

Tuesay, February 23, 2010
Orfalea Center Seminar Room, 1005 Robertson Gym
4:00 p.m.

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Torcuato

February 2010

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

TORCUATO DI TELLA
Founder of Universidad Torcuato Di Tella

Political Prospects in Argentina and Chile Compared

Monday, February 22, 2010
Orfalea Center Seminar Room, 1005 Robertson Gym
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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Peter Goldmark

February 2010

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

PETER GOLDMARK
Environmental Defense Fund

So You Want to Change the World? Or: Hammering on the Cliff in the Sun

Thursday, February 18, 2010
Orfalea Center Seminar Room, 1005 Robertson Gym
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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Natalie Orfalea

February 2010

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

NATALIE ORFALEA

Initiatives & Partnerships in Action: Orfalea Foundations' Lessons Learned

Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Orfalea Center Seminar Room, 1005 Robertson Gym
12:30 p.m.

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Manfred Steger

February 2010

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

MANFRED STEGER
Professor of Global Studies, RMIT Melbourne

Mapping Justice Globalism: Reassessing the Changing Ideological Landscape of the 21st Century

Thursday, February 11, 2010
Orfalea Center Seminar Room, 1005 Robertson Gym
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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February 2010

SPONSORED BY
THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN THE ARTS (UCIRA),
ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES,
THE GLOBAL STUDIES PROGRAM,
THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL
& THE INTERDISCIPLINARY HUMANITIES CENTER:

HASAN NUHANOVIC
Under the UN Flag: The International Community and the Genocide in Srebrenica

Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Orfalea Center Seminar Room, 1005 Robertson Gym
12:00 p.m.

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Jonathan Friedman

January 2010

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

JONATHAN FRIEDMAN
Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, UC San Diego

Globalizing Fantasies and Trenchant Realities: Global Systemic Anthropology, the Contemporary Crisis and the Reconfiguration of the World, Again

Thursday, January 28, 2010
Mosher Alumni House, Alumni Hall
4:00 p.m.

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January 2010

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

RICHARD HARRIS, NPR Science Correspondent
Copenhagen - Where to Now?

Thursday, January 28, 2010
Orfalea Center Seminar Room, 1005 Robertson Gym
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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January 2010

Co-presented with the Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies and the UCSB Center for Nanotechnology in Society:

P.W. SINGER
Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century

Thursday, January 21, 2010
Campbell Hall, UCSB
7:30 p.m.

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Rebecca Tinsley

December 2009

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

A FREE film screening and panel discussion event:

PANEL: Rethinking US Policy Toward South Asia

FILM: Rethink Afghanistan

Thursday, December 3, 2009
First screening: 6:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion: 7:30 p.m.
Second screening: 8:30 p.m.

Isla Vista Theater
960 Embarcadero del Norte, Isla Vista

Co-sponsored by the UCSB Human Rights Group

Visit the film website at:
http://rethinkafghanistan.com

 

Orfalea Center policy discussion brief: Envisioning a Different Future for US Relations with India, Pakistan & Afghanistan

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Rebecca Tinsley

November 2009

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

REBECCA TINSLEY
Why Genocide Keeps Happening

Thursday, November 5, 2009
12:30 p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room,
1005 Rob Gym

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Fernando Iglesias

November 2009

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

FERNANDO IGLESIAS
Global Democratic Realpolitik and UN Reform

Thursday, November 2, 2009
12:30 p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room,
1005 Rob Gym

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Derek Shearer

October 2009

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

AMBASSADOR DEREK SHEARER
Obama's Ship of State: Smooth Sailing or Rough Waters? An Early Assessment

Thursday, October 15, 2009
12:30 p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room,
1005 Rob Gym

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John Harrington

October 2009

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

JOHN HARRINGTON
Challenging Corporate Conduct: Responsible Investing, Advocacy & Sustainability

Thursday, October 8, 2009
12:30 p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room,
1005 Rob Gym

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Thomas Miller

September 2009

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

AMBASSADOR THOMAS MILLER
UNA-USA Quarterly Forum
The U.S. - U.N. Relationship

Wednesday, September 30, 2009
2:00 p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room,
1005 Rob Gym

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May 2009

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Envisioning a Different Future for US Relations with India, Pakistan & Afghanistan

Saturday, May 30, 2009
9:00 a.m.
UCSB Loma Pelona Center

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May 2009

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

DEEPAK SHIMKHADA
The Living Goddess of Nepal Caught Between the Divine Right & Communist Might

Thursday, May 28, 2009
2:00 p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room,
1005 Rob Gym

 


 

Reza Aslan

May 2009

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

REZA ASLAN
How to Win a Cosmic War: God, Globalization and the End of the War on Terror

Monday, May 4, 2009
1:00 p.m.
Orfalea Center Seminar Room,
1005 Rob Gym

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Benjamin J. Cohen

April 2009

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

A book launch in honor of

BENJAMIN J. COHEN
International Political Economy: An Intellectual History

Invited speaker: JOHN ODELL

Wednesday, April 29, 2009
12:00 NOON
Alumni Hall, Mosher Alumni House (adjacent to Campbell Hall)

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David Lewis

April 2009

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

DAVID LEWIS
Navigating False Boundaries: State, Market, Civil Society

Thursday, April 23, 2009
12:00 NOON
Orfalea Center Seminar Room,
1005 Rob Gym

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Julius Coles

February 2009

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

JULIUS COLES
Africa and the New Millennium

Thursday, February 19, 2009
12:00 NOON
MultiCultural Center Theater, UCSB

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Alan Detheridge

February 2009

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

ALAN DETHERIDGE
Global Issues & the Developing World: The Role of Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships

Wednesday, February 18, 2009
12:00 NOON
Orfalea Center Seminar Room,
1005 Rob Gym

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Robin Wright

January 2009

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

KEITH HARMON SNOW
THE COURAGE OF THE CONGOLESE PEOPLE:
100 Years of Plantation Slavery in the Heart of Darkness

Thursday, January 29, 2009
12:00 NOON
Orfalea Center Seminar Room,
1005 Rob Gym

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Robin Wright

January 2009

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

ROBIN WRIGHT and
RICHARD FALK
Winning and Losing In Gaza: Two Wars, Not One

Thursday, January 22, 2009
12 noon
McCune Conference Room
6020 Humanities and Social Sciences Building, UCSB

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Robin Wright

January 2009

GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES PROGRAM
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ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES present:

ROBIN WRIGHT
Obama's World: What Lies Ahead

Wednesday, January 21, 2009
8-10pm
Corwin Pavillion

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Rebecca Tinsley

January 2009

GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES PROGRAM presents:

REBECCA TINSLEY
The Sliding Scale of Genocide: What is an African Life Worth?

Thursday, January 15, 2009
12:00 NOON
Orfalea Center Seminar Room,
1005 Rob Gym

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Mona Kanwal Sheikh

October 2008

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

MONA KANWAL SHEIKH
Militant Islam and the War on Terror in Pakistan

Thursday, October 9, 2008
12 NOON
Orfalea Center Seminar Room,
1005 Rob Gym

 


 

 

May 2008

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

THOMAS TIGHE, Direct Relief International
MANORANJAN MOHANTY
MICHAEL JERRYSON, UCSB Global & International Studies

Responses to Disaster: The Myanmar Cyclone and the China Earthquake

May 28, 2008
12:00 NOON
Orfalea Center Seminar Room,
1005 Rob Gym

 


 

May 2008

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Deepak Shimkhada, Cal State Northridge; Founding President, Indic Foundation

The Living Goddesses of Nepal-Caught Between Divine Right and Communist Might

May 15, 2008
12:00 NOON
Orfalea Center Seminar Room,
1005 Rob Gym

 


 

May 2008

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Berthold Molden, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for European History and Public Spheres University of Vienna, and Orfalea Center Visiting Scholar

A Global Framework of Memory? Critical Remarks on New Universalism in the Social Sciences

April 8, 2008
12:00 NOON
Orfalea Center Seminar Room,
1005 Rob Gym

 


 

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May 2008

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Workshop:
INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH ASIA: A GENDER PERSPECTIVE

Saturday, May 10, 2008
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Mosher Alumni House

 


 

April 2008

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

Ainslie T. Embree, Prof. Emeritus, Columbia University, Southern Asian Institute

Area and International Studies, Past and Future

April 8, 2008
12:00 NOON
Orfalea Center Seminar Room,
1005 Rob Gym

 


 

Voices From Darfur

February 2008

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

BILL WASSERMAN and NIEMAT AHMADI
Voices From Darfur

Thursday, February 28, 2008
12:00 NOON
Multicultural Center Theater

 


 

Roland Benedikter

February 2008

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents:

ROLAND BENEDIKTER
The "Three Ends" of Our Epoch and Their Interplay with the Four System Spheres of Economics, Politics, Culture and Religion

Tuesday, February 26, 2008
12:00 NOON
Orfalea Center Seminar Room,
1005 Rob Gym

 


 

Palestine Children's Relief Fund

February 2008

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES and the STUDENTS FOR JUSTICE IN PALESTINE present:

BASEL OTHMAN
Healing Hands

Thursday, February 14, 2008
12:00 NOON
MCC Theater

The main objective of the Palestine Children's Relief Fund is to identify and treat every child in the Middle East in need of specialized surgery not available to them locally. The PCRF aslo helps to improve the quality of medical care in the Middle East by sending medical equipment and supplies to the West Bank and Gaza.

 


 

Martin Riesebrodt book

January 2008

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES PRESENTS:

MARTIN RIESEBRODT
Theorizing Religion

Wednesday, January 30, 2008
3:00 pm

This event is co-sponsored by the Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies, the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center and the Departments of Religious Studies and Sociology.

 


 

John Menzies

January 2008

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES PRESENT:

AMBASSADOR JOHN MENZIES
Bosnia & Kosovo: The Future of Peacekeeping

Friday, January 25, 2008
2:00 pm

 


 

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November 2007

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES PRESENT:

DR. BAMA ATHREYA
Corporate Accountability: Hard Law vs. Voluntary Approaches

Thursday, November 29, 2007
12:30 pm

 


 

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November 2007

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES PRESENT:

SIDDHARTH VARADARAJAN
Nuclear Politics: Iran and India

Tuesday, November 20, 2007
12:00 pm

 


 

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November 2007

ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES PRESENT:

AMBASSADOR DEREK SHEARER and DR. NAYAN CHANDRA
Globalization: Made in the USA or China?

Thursday, November 15, 2007
12:30 pm

 


 

Chad

November 2007

MASTER OF ARTS IN GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES and the ORFALEA CENTER FOR GLOBAL & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES PRESENT:

MEMBERS OF THE SANTA BARBARA CHAD RELIEF COMMITTEE:
The Forgotten Refugees: The Central African Republic Camps in South Chad

Thursday, November 8, 2007
12:30 pm

 


 

 

 

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