Events

Societies in Movement or Politics as Usual?

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 […]

Panel: Debt Deliberations: Structural, Institutional, Financial

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. […]

Film Screening: Rerooting the Motor City: Notes on a City in Transformation

Film Screening: Rerooting the Motor City: Notes on a City in Transformation

05/07/2015
7:00 pm
Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor

Rerooting the Motor City: Notes on a City in Transformation: Rerooting the Motor City: Notes on a City in Transformation was produced by Paper Tiger Television members: Maria Byck, Amanda Matles, Nadia Mohamed, Adrienne Silverman. From food deserts, to the plans to “rightsize” the city, Detroiters resist, rework, and remain resilient given the social and […]

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

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 […]

Book Talk: Compañeras: Zapatista Women’s Stories By Hilary Klein

Book Talk: Compañeras: Zapatista Women’s Stories By Hilary Klein

05/06/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sociology Lounge, Room 6112

May 6, 2015 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Sociology Lounge, the Graduate Center, CUNY. Compañeras is the untold story of women’s involvement in the Zapatista movement. In 1994, the Zapatista movement captured the world’s attention with its brief armed uprising, demanding political, economic, and social equality for the rural population of Chiapas, Mexico. Since […]

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

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 […]

FILM: “CONTRA LAS CUERDAS” (“ON THE ROPES”): Documentary on Cuban society and race, and discussion with filmmaker Amílcar O. Cárdenas

FILM: “CONTRA LAS CUERDAS” (“ON THE ROPES”): Documentary on Cuban society and race, and discussion with filmmaker Amílcar O. Cárdenas

04/21/2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
room 6496

“CONTRA LAS CUERDAS” (“ON THE ROPES”): Documentary on Cuban society and race, and discussion with filmmaker Amílcar O. Cárdenas. April 21, 2015 6:30p – 8:30p Room 6496 For decades contemporary Cuban society has avoided facing one of the oldest and most sensitive issues -racial discrimination-.From 1962, less than three years after the beginning of the Cuban […]

GREECE:  AUSTERITY OR BUST? Kostas Vergopoulos and David Harvey in Discussion

GREECE: AUSTERITY OR BUST? Kostas Vergopoulos and David Harvey in Discussion

04/20/2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre

GREECE:   AUSTERITY OR BUST?  Kostas Vergopoulos and David Harvey in Discussion, moderated by Michael Pelias. April 20th Segal Theater 6-8pm (Space in the Segal theater is is limited to 70 seats. Admission is first come, first serve. Livestream viewing (40 seats) will be available in room 5318.05). To view LIVESTREAM: Go to videostreaming.gc.cuny.edu  and click […]

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