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At the recent Sikh Studies Conference held at University of California at Riverside, UCSB Global...

PhD Grad Sylvia Cifuentes won an award for her research titled “Living Forests: A Multi-Scale Analysis of Indigenous Knowledge(s) and Ontologies in a Pan-Amazonian Climate Initiative.”

Professor Javiera Barandiarán and co-authors Tristan Partridge and Mona Damluji discuss the new oil development in Santa Barbara county

The Global Studies Colloquium Series in conjunction with the Orfalea Endowment for the Master's Program in Global Studies is proud to present our Winter 2019 schedule. The theme of the series is how scholars engage with the global.

  • Barandiaran featured in the UCSB Current

Professor Barandiarán explores the interplay of science and the environment in neoliberal Chile.

Featured Events

What should China do with rapid population aging, and how would this affect the Chinese and the global economy?  

  1. May 22, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Metrics are transforming higher education. The Disquantified conference explores how they are changing teaching, research, and governance in universities.

  1. May 16, 2019 - 9:00am to May 17, 2019 - 6:00pm

Join us for Professor Emeritus Richard Appelbaum's presentation, which draws on ten years of research on China’s science and technology innovation, in an effort to get behind the political rhetoric and unpack what lies behind the current trade war.

  1. May 15, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

"How do tales travel?" by Professor ...

  1. May 8, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Faculty Roundtable: “Global, Area Studies and Comparative Studies and Transregional...

  1. May 3, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Join Professor Clitandre in celebrating the publication of her book, Edwidge Danticat: The Haitian Diasporic Imaginary, with special guest writer Edwidge Danticat.

  1. May 1, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Image operations and political affect: Thinking with Jacques Rancière   ...

  1. May 1, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Music in the Medieval Mediterranean

Why were musicians and singers able to move through...

  1. April 24, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm