9/18: Dalit women speaking from the Frontlines of the Battle Against Caste Apartheid with special guests Climbing Poetree

09/18/2015
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor
#DalitWomenFight: Dalit Women speaking from the Frontlines of the Battle Against Caste Apartheid with special guests Climbing Poetree   ❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅❅   Join us for a historic evening at CUNY Graduate Center’s Skylight Room where Dalit women activists from the frontlines of the Dalit Women’s Self-Respect movement will join host Dalit-American artist Thenmozhi Soundarajan and special guests Climbing Poetree, [read more»]

The Ruse of Reconciliation? ; Garth Stevens, Brett Bowman, Gillian Eagle, & Kevin Whitehead: Tuesday, August 18th, 2015, 3:00-5:00 pm

08/18/2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room 6304.01
Please join Garth Stevens, Brett Bowman, Gillian Eagle, & Kevin Whitehead, from the Department of Psychology, School of Human and Community Development, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa for a symposium on Tuesday, August 18th, 2015, 3:00-5:00 pm, Room 6304.01 (Psychology). The Ruse of Reconciliation? Discursive Contours, Impossibilities, and Modes of Resistance in the South African ‘Reconciliation Project’   In [read more»]

Please join Garth Stevens, Brett Bowman, Gillian Eagle, & Kevin Whitehead from the Department of Psychology, School of Human and Community Development, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa for this symposium. Tuesday, August 18th, 2015, 3:00-5:00 pm, Room 6304.01 (Psychology) The Ruse of Reconciliation? Discursive Contours, Impossibilities, and Modes of Resistance in the South African ‘Reconciliation Project’ In this symposium [read more»]

Societies in Movement or Politics as Usual?

05/21/2015
3:00 pm
Room 5109, CUNY Graduate Center
May 21, 2015
3pm
Room 5109
The Graduate Center, CUNY Marina Sitrin will open a discussion on how we might understand many of the struggles that have been taking place around the world over the past few years – with a particular focus on Greece and Argentina, where she has spent time. Using the concept [read more»]

FILM: The Targeted Village

05/21/2015
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre
Thursday, May 21, 2015
At 6:30 p.m.
CUNY Graduate Center, Segal Theater (Ground floor)
365 5th Ave, New York, NY 10016 “The Targeted Village” focuses on the residents of Takae district in northern Okinawa, their recent protests against the construction of U.S. military helipads and deployment of Osprey helicopters, and the Japanese government’s attempt to coax [read more»]

The Politics of Urban Economic Development: Immigrant Growth Coalitions, Banks, and Transnational Capital

04/29/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room C201
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
6pm-8pm
Graduate Center, Room C201
*need ID to enter the building Due to lack of availability of equipment, this event will NOT be livestreamed. The room seats 40. First come, first serve, seating. Speakers: Tamara Nopper (UPenn) –  “Korean banks, U.S. government small business support, and Black-Korean conflict.” Angie Chung (and [read more»]

Panel: Debt Deliberations: Structural, Institutional, Financial

05/11/2015
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Room C198, CUNY Graduate Center
Join us for the panel Debt Deliberations: Structural, Institutional, Financial May 11th, 2015
5:30-7:30 PM
Room c198
Graduate Center, CUNY Reception and CPCP end of semester party to follow in room 6112 (Sociology Lounge) This year the Center for Place, Culture and Politics has been thinking on, through, and beyond debt in its many manifestations. There has [read more»]

Book Launch: Landscape of Discontent: Urban Sustainability in Immigrant Paris

05/07/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sociology Lounge, Room 6112
May 7, 2015
6-8 p.m.
Sociology Lounge (Room 6112) Sustainability has become a ubiquitous concept guiding how urban neighborhoods are reimagined and redeveloped. But is a greener city necessarily a more just city? In Landscape of Discontent, Andrew Newman examines dramatic changes taking place a postindustrial section of Paris to illustrate the connections between the green turn in [read more»]