Events

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

Film Screening: TIMBUKTU

Film Screening: TIMBUKTU

02/17/2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre

TIMBUKTU The film will be followed by a discussion of politics and art led by Peter Hitchcock and Mustafa Bayoumi Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 6-9PM Martin E. Segal Theater Mauritanian director Abderrahmane Sissako’s film Timbuktu (2014) has been revered for its attempt to dramatize what happens to a community under occupation by jihadis. Beautifully shot, the film not […]

Beyond “Fortress Europe”: The French Atlantic and Indian Ocean as the First Line of Border Control

Beyond “Fortress Europe”: The French Atlantic and Indian Ocean as the First Line of Border Control

02/10/2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room 9206/9207

Beyond “Fortress Europe”: The French Atlantic and Indian Ocean as the First Line of Border Control A talk by Catherine Benoit  Wednesday February 10, 2016 Room 9207, 6:00 – 8:00 pm GRADUATE CENTER, CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK. 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street When the enslaved Africans took the words of the French Revolution and declared […]

Film Screening: Soil, Struggle and Justice: Agroecology in the Brazilian Landless Movement

Film Screening: Soil, Struggle and Justice: Agroecology in the Brazilian Landless Movement

02/04/2016
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre

Soil, Struggle and Justice: Agroecology in the Brazilian Landless Movement A movie directed by Andreas Hernandez Thursday February 4, 2016 Segal Theater, 6:30 – 9:00 pm GRADUATE CENTER, CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK. 365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street This film examines the development of a cooperative of the Brazilian Landless Movement (MST) in the South of Brazil, […]

Book event: Longing for the Bomb by Lindsey A. Freeman

Book event: Longing for the Bomb by Lindsey A. Freeman

12/10/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room 6112

Please join us for Lindsay A. Freeman’s discussion of her new book Longing for the Bomb Thursday, December 10, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Sociology lounge, room 6112 Longing for the Bomb traces the unusual story of the first atomic city and the emergence of American nuclear culture. Tucked into the folds of Appalachia and kept off […]

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