Events

4/13 & 4/14: CPCP Spring Conference: “Insurgent Solidarities”

04/13/2018 - 04/14/2018
12:00 am
CUNY Graduate Center
The Center for Place, Culture and Politics Presents its annual conference: Insurgent Solidarities  –histories, formations, futures—   Friday, April 13 and Saturday April 14, 2018 Given the political challenges of the present, the necessity for a deeper understanding of radical solidarity appears more pressing than ever. Yet while solidarity has been pivotal to social change since at least the Haitian [read more»]

02/15: Financial Markets and Land Speculation

02/15/2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre
Please join the Center for Place, Culture and Politics for Financial Markets and Land Speculation, the public facing event of the 2nd International Seminar “Pension Funds, Financial Markets and Land Speculation”: Financial Markets and Land Speculation  Thursday, February 15  6:30 – 8:30 pm Segal Theater, Ground Floor, CUNY Graduate Center The Seminar is part of an international campaign focusing on the role of the pension [read more»]

02/09 (& 02/28, 03/14, 03/30): CPCP FILM SERIES: “The Militant Image” and the struggles against colonialism

02/09/2018 - 03/30/2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre
CPCP FILM SERIES “The Militant Image” and the struggles against colonialism  2/9; 2/28; 3/14; and 3/30 6:30-8:30pm SEGAL THEATER “The militant image comprises any form of image or sound – from essay film to fiction feature, from observational documentary to found-footage ciné-pamphlet, from newsreel to agitational reworking of colonial film production – produced in through film-making practices dedicated to the [read more»]

01/09: A Dialogue on White Supremacy with Roxane Dunbar Ortiz and Ramona Africa

01/09/2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Elebash Recital Hall
The Center for Place, Culture and Politics and The Campaign to Bring Mumia Home invite you to: A Dialogue on White Supremacy with Roxane Dunbar Ortiz and Ramona Africa Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 6:00-9:00 PM Elebash Recital Hall CUNY Graduate Center 365 5th Ave, NY, NY 10016 A book sale for Prof. Dunbar Ortiz’s new monograph, Loaded: A Disarming History of [read more»]

12/05:”A Conversation about the Cultural Representation of Labor” with Sonali Perera and Peter Hitchcock

12/05/2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Graduate Center, CUNY
The Center for Place, Culture and Politics and the Postcolonial Studies Group (Graduate Center) present: “A Conversation about the Cultural Representation of Labor” with Sonali Perera, Hunter College, author of No Country: Working-Class Writing in the Age of Globalization (Columbia, 2014) and Peter Hitchcock, GC and Baruch College, author of Labor in Culture; or, Worker of the World(s) (Palgrave, 2017)  Moderated by Shoumik Bhattacharya [read more»]

11/15: From Socialist Finance to Peripheral Financialization: The Yugoslav Experience

11/15/2017
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
The Graduate Center CUNY
From Socialist Finance to Peripheral Financialization: The Yugoslav Experience. Johanna Bockman and Fabio Mattioli in conversation Wednesday, November 15 2017 6:15-8:15pm Room 6112 The Graduate Center, CUNY 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY Socialist countries have always had banks: central banks, savings banks taking local deposits, commercial banks, and export banks. Che Guevara was even the director of the National Bank [read more»]

11/10: Discussion on Affordable Housing with Author Glyn Robbins

11/10/2017
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
CUNY Graduate Center
Discussion on Affordable Housing with Author Glyn Robbins Friday, November 10 6:30-8:30 PM Room 9206 The Graduate Center, CUNY 365 5th Ave, New York, New York 10016 Join Glyn Robbins and a panel of local housing activists for a roundtable discussion at the CUNY Graduate Center to discuss ideas for a progressive housing agenda in our city —rent control, new [read more»]

11/3 (11/6; 11/13; 11/20): Into the contradiction – And other maxims of Anthropological Political Economy

11/03/2017
4:15 pm - 6:15 pm
C415a
  Into the contradiction – And other maxims of Anthropological Political Economy: A Series of 4 Talks with Don Kalb at the Graduate Center Friday, November 3:  Red October and Anthropology: Centennial Reflections Room C415A 4:15-6:15 Monday, November 6: The Capitalist Transition Debate: There and Back Again Rooms 9206/9207 6:30-8:30 Monday, November 13: The Floating Signifier of the “Global Middle Class” Skylight Room 6:30-8:30 [read more»]