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)