VIDEO: Afiya Zia and Gayatri Spivak in Conversation – Faith and Feminism in Pakistan

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.

Full event details: http://pcp.gc.cuny.edu/events/faith-and-feminism-in-pakistan-postcolonial-challenges-and-secular-resistance/

VIDEO+PODCAST: Mahmood Mamdani – DEFINE AND RULE: Native as Political Identity

Mahmood Mamdani and Ali Jimale Ahmed

Watch video or listen to the audio podcast from Mahmood Mamdani’s talk, “Define and Rule: Native as Political Identity” given at the Graduate Center on November 12, 2012.

Full event details here

Audio podcast (download right click and “save as”):

VIDEO: Urban Uprisings Conference

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)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n01c3d1t56Q

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)

VIDEO: UN Rapporteur Raquel Rolnik on The Right to Housing

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.

VIDEO: Leo Panitch and Sam Gindin on “The Making of Global Capitalism”

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/

VIDEO: Norma Guillard – Maestra! The Cuban Literacy Campaign

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):