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September 2019

On Comparative Settler Colonialisms: J. Kēhaulani Kauanui and Rana Barakat

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Department of Social & Cultural Analysis at NYU, 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Globally, settler colonialism is a present reality not confined to its violent history. The continuing impact of settler colonial practices and institutions continues to shape our political, economic, social, and cultural present. J. Kēhaulani Kauanui (Wesleyan University) and Rana Barakat (via Skype from Birzeit University, Palestine) will examine this global reality by thinking comparatively across…

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Debal Deb, The Seed Warrior

September 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pless Hall Lobby, 82 Washington Square East
New York, NY 10012 United States
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Join A Growing Culture, the Institute for Public Knowledge’s Food and the City Working Group, and the NYU Steinhardt Department of Nutrition and Food Studies for a lecture and discussion with Debal Deb, t Indian ecologist Debal Deb will visit NYU Steinhardt to offer a lecture and discussion on “growing culture” and resistance to the corporate control of…

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Booktalk: Breaking Away and Breaking Apart: Labor in the New North Africa w/ Ian M. Hartshorn

September 30 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, 255 Sullivan St
New York, NY 10012 United States
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Dr. Hartshorn will discuss his new book Labor Politics in North Africa: After the Uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia  from Cambridge University Press. He will review the role of workers in the uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia, and how labor organizations pushed for change, won concessions, and fought amongst themselves.…

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October 2019

Thinking #MeToo Transnationally: Hong Kong, India, Pakistan, Morocco, Taiwan

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jurow Lecture Hall, NYU Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East
New York, NY 10003 United States
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What does #MeToo look like beyond the boundaries of Europe and North America? This roundtable brings together feminist scholars and activists to discuss the different iterations of #MeToo in South Asia, East Asia, and the Arab world. Panelists will consider the shape that sexual violence, and contemporary activism against it,…

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Gallatin Global Fellowship in Human Rights Fall Symposium

October 10 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts, The Gallatin Building,1 Washington Place
New York, NY 10003 United States
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2019 Fellows will present on the results of their summer research and internships.  More details TBA

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