Colloquium Archive

Fall Quarter 2020 Colloquium Schedule

October 7, 2020

Dr. Ken Kosik, UCSB Neuroscience Research Institute

Covid-19: What to do with limited knowledge


October 14, 2020

Dr. Anshu Malhotra and panel, UCSB

India Right: the making and unmaking of Indian citizenship


October 21, 2020

Dr. Raul Zibechi, Montevideo

Times of collapse: Latin American societies in motion


October 28, 2020

Dr. Ann Taves, UCSB Religious Studies

Religions as worldviews and ways of life


November 4, 2020

Dr. Barrie Axford, Oxford Brookes University

An (im) modest proposal?  Global theory for tough – and not so tough – times


November 18, 2020

Dr. Amit Ahuja, UCSB Political Science

Mobilizing the marginalized: Ethnic parties without ethnic movements


November 25, 2020

Dr. Charmaine Chua, UCSB

The counter-revolution in logistics: Fast circulation, slow violence and decolonial struggle at Transpacific supply chain


December 2, 2020

Dr. Vipul Mudgal, New Dehi

Police and the Pandemic: The role of police in India's reverse migration from cities to villages


December 9, 2020

Dr. Geert Lovink, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

Networks in the age of platform capitalism


Winter Quarter 2020 Colloquium Schedule

January 16, 2020

"Global labor standards and the quest for social justice, 1919-2019"

Professor Eileen Boris, UCSB Feminist Studies


January 23, 2020

"Theft is property! Dispossession and critical theory"

Professor Robert Nichols, Political Science, University of Minnesota


January 30, 2020

"Illiberal politics East and West: Thinking through the conjuncture via Hong Kong"

Professor Daniel Vukovich, Hong Kong University, Humanities, Globalization and Culture


February 6, 2020

"Expanding the focus of digital innovation"

Professor Elizabeth Belding, UCSB Computer Science


February 20, 2020

A global ethnography of Chinese investments in Brazilian agribusiness"

Professor Gustavo de Oliveira, UC Irvine Global Studies


February 26, 2020 [scheduled on Wednesday, not Thursday]

"The informal globe: paradoxes of the Global Informality Project"

Professor Alena Ledeneva, Politics and Society, University College London


March 5, 2020

"India ‘right’: The making and unmaking of Indian citizenship"

Professor Anshu Malhotra and panel, UCSB


Fall Quarter 2019 Colloquium Schedule

October 3, 2019

"Global Studies and Emancipation" 

Boike Rehbein, Humboldt University, Berlin, Director of Asian Studies, Global Studies


October 17, 2019

"Interconnected Music Worlds (Arab, Turkish, Iranian, Indian)"

Scott Marcus, UCSB Ethnomusicology, Chair, Founder of the Middle Eastern Ensemble, and directs the World Music Series


October 31, 2019

"Arctic Perspective Initiative and the Interpolar Transnational Art Science Constellation"

Marko Peljhan, UCSB Media Arts and Technology, Chair


November 14, 2019

"Armed Group-state Relations in World Politics"

Kai Thaler, UCSB Global Studies, Assistant Professor


December 5, 2019

"Yazidi Migration: Iraq, Kurdistan and Europe"

Karel Černý, Charles University, Prague