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