Watch Afiya Zia and Gayatri Spivak discuss the backlash against the liberal and/or secular women’s movement as betrayers of the Muslim (male) cause. They also discuss the misguided prescription of those academic and developmental projects that advocate the instrumentalisation of Islam as an appropriate and ‘authentic’ approach in Muslim contexts. Moderated by Sadia Abbas.
Watch video of Moon-Ho Jung’s talk, “Subversive Histories: Race, National Security, and Empire Across the Pacific”
Video from Pankaj Mishra’s book talk, with discussants Moustafa Bayoumi, Susan Jakes, and moderator Nikil Saval of n+1.
Watch video from Day 1 of the Urban Uprisings conference held at the CUNY Graduate Center on November 30, 2012.
Part 1: Opening Keynote (David Harvey) and Urban Uprisings of the 1960s: Living Legacies (Chair: Frances Fox Piven, Jordan T. Camp, Marian Kramer, Karen Miller)
Part 2: Global Urban Uprisings (Chair: Peter Marcuse, Hiba Bou Akar, Mavuso Dignani, Deen Sharp, Éva Tessza Udvarhelyi)
Part 3: Securitization and the City (Chair: John Whitlow, Mizue Aizeki, Christina Heatherton, Pete White, Helena Wong)
Part 4: Roundtable on How to Organize a Whole City (Chair: Kazembe Balagun, Ujju Aggarwal, Tammy Bang Luu, Rachel LaForest, Rob Robinson, Miguel Robles-Duràn)
Watch video from the report on the financialization of housing and its impact on the right to adequate housing, by Raquel Rolnik, UN special rapporteur on the right to adequate housing.
The video also contains a tribute to Neil Smith, the founding director of the Center for Place, Culture and Politics and Graduate Center Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Geography.
Complete details of the event can be viewed here.
Watch the video from the conversation about the new book, The Making of Global Capitalism, featuring the book’s authors, Leo Panitch and Sam Gindin, along with David Harvey (Anthropology and Geography, CUNY Graduate Center), Maliha Safri (Economics, Drew University), and Duncan Foley (Economics, New School for Social Research).
Details about the original event: http://pcp.gc.cuny.edu/events/the-making-of-global-capitalism/
Watch the video or listen to the audio podcast from the discussion on the Cuban Literacy Campaign between Norma Guillard (Psychology and Gender, University of Havana) and former CPCP fellow, Sujatha Fernandes (Sociology, Queens College and Grad Center).
Details about the original event: http://pcp.gc.cuny.edu/events/maestra-the-cuban-literacy-campaign/
Audio podcast (download):