The Case for Debt Refusal, Andrew Ross in discussion with Ruth Wilson Gilmore, Peter Hitchcock and David Harvey

09/30/2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre
Please join Andrew Ross in discussion with the Center for Place, Culture and Politics’ own Ruth Wilson Gilmore, Peter Hitchcock, and David Harvey on ‘The Case for Debt Refusal’ Tuesday, September 30 6:30-8:30 PM Segal Theater, Graduate Center CUNY “Andrew Ross is the very model for a scholar-activist, and Creditocracy, his latest book, is as compelling as it is important. [read more»]

“Migrating Violence in South Africa: Marikana, Migrant, Labour”, a conversation with Suren Pillay,

09/17/2014
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brockway Room, CUNY Graduate Center
Conversation with Suren Pillay, “Migrating Violence in South Africa: Marikana, Migrant, Labour”
wine and cheese reception 
6:30-8:00pm Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Brockway Room, 6402 Graduate Center, 6th floor Suren Pillay is  Associate Professor at the Center for Humanities Research at the University of the [read more»]

World of Matter

09/09/2014 - 09/10/2014
All Day
The James Gallery, Ground Floor
Please join us tonight Tuesday, September 9th from 6 to 8pm for the opening reception of the exhibition World of Matter in the James Gallery. The exhibition will be open until November 1st. Following the opening, join us tomorrow Wednesday, September 10th for an all-day conference (9:30am-6pm) Radical Materialism: Making the World Matter in The Skylight Room, 9100. [read more»]

BOOK TALK: They Can’t Represent Us!: Reinventing Democracy from Greece to Occupy

09/16/2014
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Room 5109, CUNY Graduate Center
They Can’t Represent Us!:
Reinventing Democracy from Greece to Occupy Please join Marina Sitrin (Visiting Scholar, Center for Place Culture, and Politics, CUNY Graduate Center) and Dario Azzelini (Institute for Sociology, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria) as they present their new book. Tuesday, September 16th
4:30pm to 6:30pmread more»]

BOOK PARTY: Health Rights are Civil Rights

09/22/2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 6112
Please join the Center for Place, Culture and Politics to celebrate the publication of Health Rights Are Civil Rights with author Jenna Loyd.  Karen Miller will make  a brief introduction to the book, followed by refeshments. Monday September 22, 6:30-8:30 pm. Room 6112. http://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/health-rights-are-civil-rights   Jenna M. Loyd is an assistant professor of Public Health Policy [read more»]

BOOK PARTY: Self Determination Without Nationalism

09/15/2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 6107
Please join the Center for Place, Culture and Politics to celebrate Omar Dahbour’s book Self Determination Without Nationalism. Introductory remarks by Mike Menser will be followed by conversation & refreshments. Monday, September 15, 6:30-8:30 pm. room 6107 This event is sponsored by the Center for Place, Culture and Politics    

Putting the Law In Its Place – Reflections On the Queer Political Project In India

04/30/2014
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Room C204
Wednesday, April 30th
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Room C204, CUNY GC
Akshay Khanna works at the intersections of anthropology, activism, theatre and development praxis. S/he has been associated with the Queer movement in India and elsewhere for over 15 years, has worked as a human rights lawyer, focusing on issues arising out of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, [read more»]