Events

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 […]

“Nothing to Lose but our Fear” Fiona Jeffries in conversation with Silvia Federici and David Harvey

“Nothing to Lose but our Fear” Fiona Jeffries in conversation with Silvia Federici and David Harvey

12/02/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room 6112

“Nothing to Lose but our Fear” Fiona Jeffries in conversation with Silvia Federici and David Harvey Wednesday, December 2, 6-8pm Sociology lounge, room 6112 Nothing to Lose but Our Fear brings together an international group of scholars and activists and asks them how can we think critically and act productively in a world awash in […]

11/12  Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital

11/12 Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital

11/12/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sociology Lounge, Room 6112

Please join us to celebrate the publication of “Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital” Benjamin Kunkel interviews Jason W. Moore Thursday, November 12, 2015 6:00 PM Sociology Lounge   The relationship between capital and ecology in the longue durée Finance. Climate. Food. Work. How are the crises of the twenty-first […]

Alastair Renfrew on ‘Lenin and the Dialectics of Life’

Alastair Renfrew on ‘Lenin and the Dialectics of Life’

11/10/2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor

Alastair Renfrew on ‘Lenin and the Dialectics of Life’, and a response by Peter Hitchcock Tuesday November 10, 2015 6:30-8:30 Skylight room Dialectical thought in the twentieth century became almost terminally weighed down by its association with the so-called dialectical materialism that became political and philosophical orthodoxy in the Soviet environment. As a necessary contribution […]

The Rojava Revolution: Toward Building a Democratic Society

The Rojava Revolution: Toward Building a Democratic Society

11/09/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Proshansky Auditorium

Please join the Center for Place, Culture and Politics for   The Rojava Revolution: Toward Building a Democratic Society                                            Sinam Mohamad and David Harvey in Conversation Monday, November 9th, 6-8:30pm, Proshansky Auditorium The determined resistance of the Kurdish men and women in the strategic border region of Rojava (Western Kurdistan, Syria) drew worldwide attention when […]

10/30: The Hand That Feeds: Migrant Workers’ Poetry, Performance, and Film

10/30: The Hand That Feeds: Migrant Workers’ Poetry, Performance, and Film

10/30/2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre

Please join us for: The Hand That Feeds: Migrant Workers’ Poetry, Performance, and Film Friday, October 30, 2015, 6:30 PM. Martin E. Segal Theater. Join us for a poetry reading and performance by worker writers Christine Lewis and Samantha Lee , followed by a screening of The Hand That Feeds, a documentary about the behind the […]

10/22  A TURNING POINT FOR GUATEMALA? POPULAR MOVEMENTS PUT A COUNTRY—AND A COMPANY—ON TRIAL

10/22 A TURNING POINT FOR GUATEMALA? POPULAR MOVEMENTS PUT A COUNTRY—AND A COMPANY—ON TRIAL

10/22/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre

Please join us in discussion: A TURNING POINT FOR GUATEMALA? POPULAR MOVEMENTS PUT A COUNTRY—AND A COMPANY—ON TRIAL Thursday, October 22 6:00 PM Segal Theatre To view the LIVESTREAM of this event: Go to videostreaming.gc.cuny.edu  and click on the link in the “Live Videos” box on the upper right hand side of the page. Click on this […]

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