Oral History and Counter-Mapping as Methods towards Anti-Gentrification and Anti-Displacement

04/13/2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sociology Lounge, Room 6112
Oral History and Counter-Mapping as Methods towards Anti-Gentrification and Anti-Displacement: A Conversation with the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project and Brooklyn Laundry Social Club Wednesday April 13, 2016 6-8PM Room 6112, Sociology lounge  
How can methods of storytelling, oral history and mapping work together to counter gentrification and displacement and bolster social movements- or not? What does this work do? [read more»]

CONSCIOUSNESS AND REVOLUTION Conference

05/13/2016
All Day
Elebash Recital Hall
CONSCIOUSNESS AND REVOLUTION
Center for Place, Culture, and Politics Conference Friday, May 13th, 2016
9:30am to 7:30pm The complex and dynamic relationship between consciousness and revolution is essential to the strategic analysis of the hegemonic forms of politics, economics, thought, and action we are currently caught in. It is also central to the collective imagination and realization [read more»]

The Trials of the Spring screening and Quandaries of Documentation in Egypt?

03/30/2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre
The film screening with the attendance of the director Gini Reticker  and activist Hend Nafea; will be followed by two short presentations by Nada El-Kouny and Ola Galal about the current political situation in Egypt, the quandaries of documentation, and the dilemma of doing research. Moderated by Omnia Khalil Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 6:00 – 9:00 pm Martin Segal Theater The Trials of [read more»]

Sexual Violence against Women in Egypt: Prevalence in the Public Sphere, Interventions and Support Provided

03/14/2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sociology Lounge, Room 6112
Monday, March 14th, 2016 6:00 – 8:00 pm Sociology Lounge, Room 6112 Violence against Women in Egypt is a crime that is committed and has been committed for many decades. However, mobilization on combating these crimes has increased in the past 5 years, where discourse on this issue has transformed from being a taboo to an issue of public opinion. [read more»]

Book Event: The Incomplete, True, Authentic, and Wonderful History of May Day

03/31/2016
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Anthropology Lounge
Thursday, March 31st, 2016 6:30 – 8:30 pm Anthropology Lounge. About the book: “May Day is about affirmation, the love of life, and the start of spring, so it has to be about the beginning of the end of the capitalist system of exploitation, oppression, war, and overall misery, toil, and moil.” So writes celebrated historian Peter Linebaugh in an [read more»]

Book event: Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the North American Progressive Era by Jacob Remes

03/08/2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room 9204
Tuesday March 8th 6:00-8:00 PM Rooms 9204/9205 Please join us for Jacob Remes’ discussion of his new book Disaster Citizenship
A century ago, governments buoyed by Progressive Era–beliefs began to assume greater responsibility for protecting and rescuing citizens. Yet the aftermath of two disasters in the United States–Canada borderlands–the Salem Fire of 1914 and the Halifax Explosion of [read more»]

The Post Apartheid Moment: An Evening of Solidarity with the Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign

02/19/2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room C202/203, CUNY Graduate Center
The Post Apartheid Moment: An Evening of Solidarity with the Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign Friday, February 19th, 2016 6:00 – 8:00 pm Rooms C201/C202/C203   CUNY’s Center for Place, Culture, and Politics presents an evening of solidarity with the Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign, featuring Ashraf Cassiem, the WCAEC’s Chairperson For more than a decade the Western Cape Anti-Eviction [read more»]

Film Screening: All Day All Week: An Occupy Wall Street Story

03/04/2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre
All Day All Week: An Occupy Wall Street Story Directed by Marisa Holmes Friday, March 04th, 2016 Segal Theatre 6:00 – 9:00 pm   In 2011, there were occupations of squares happening all across the globe. It was a moment of upheaval when anything seemed possible. In this context, on September 17th, 2011, a two-month encampment of Zuccotti Park, [read more»]