Events and Calendar
Annual Margolis Lecture Series
Speaker Series

Thank you for joining us for the many wonderful events during the 2008-2009 academic year. Soon we will have listings for upcomming event during the 2009-2010 academic year.

"Repressive Tolerance and the Torture Emergence of New Muslim Public Spheres"
Mark Levine, Associate Professor, Department of History
12:00-1:30 pm, SST 777


Rwanda During the Genocide: A First-Person Account
Carl Wilkens, former director, Adventist Reflief Agency and current director, World Outside My shoes (educiational non-profit)
October 9, 2009

“What does Female Trafficking tell us about the State?”
Kamal Sadiq, Professor, Political Science
May 22, 2009

"Economic Statecraft and Nuclear Proliferation"
Etel Solingen, Professor, Political Science
June 3, 2009


"Islam and Human Rights "
UCI Human Rights Program Talk with Abdullahi An-Na'im
May 11, 2009

"Faith in Peace: The International Criminal Court and the Dar Fur Crisis"
Margolis Lecture with Guest Speaker Abdullahi An-Na'im
May 12, 2009
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"The Moral Psychology of Genocide"
Kristen Monroe, Professor, Political Science
May 14, 2009
co-sponsored with Center for Ethics and Morality

"Regional Seas, Law, Policy, Effectiveness-Peacemaking?"
Joseph DiMento, Professor, Planning Policy and Design
April 23, 2009

"Politics of Crisis"
Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference

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April 3-4, 2009

State Ownership and Infrastructure Performance: Evidence from Indian Railways, 1860-1913
Dan Bogart, Professor, Department of Economics
March 31, 2009

State Ownership and Infrastructure Performance: Evidence from Indian Railways, 1860-1913
Dan Bogart, Professor, Department of Economics
March 10, 2009

Indo-Muslim Cultures in Transition
Karen Leonard and Akla Patel
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Deportation of Salvadorans who Immigrated to the U.S. as Children:  A Preliminary Report
Susan Coutin, Associate Professor, Criminology, Law and Society
February 24, 2009

Graduate Student Panel
Candice Carr - "Integrated Conservation and Development in Indonesian National Parks"
Heather Goldsworthy - "Human Society, Sustainable Development and Microfinance"
Madeline Baer - "The Chilean Model: Water Privatization and the Role of the State"
Crystal Morgan - "Trust No One: The Logics of Microfinance, Depending Whom You Ask"
Allison Fish - "Triangulating Culture's Value: Intellectual Property, Traditional Knowledge, and the Digital Library"
Nevin Aiken - "The Social Psychology of Conflict Transformation in Northern Ireland"
February 25, 2009

"Native Claims on the International Scene: A Discussion with Elsa Stamatopoulou, Chief of the Secretariat, UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, and Bruce Robbins, Professor of English and Comparative Literture at Rutgers University"
February 27, 2009
Hosted by: Center in Law, Society, and Crime
Co-sponsored by Center for Global Peace and Conflict Studies

Graduate Student Panel
Connie McGuire - "Transnationalizing Gangs: Expertise, Advocacy, and the Politics of Policymaking"
Heidi Nichols Haddad - "Advocacy and Post-Conflict Rape Prosecution: A Comparison of the ICTY and the ICTR"
Daniel Wehrenfennig - "The Missing Link: Citizen Dialogue and second Track Diplomacy in Israel/Palestine and Northern Ireland"
February 4, 2009   

Critical Investigations into Humanitarianism in Africa
Conference organized by CGPACS and the UCLA James S. Coleman African Studies Center
January 16-17, 2009
Friday January 16, 2009 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday January 17, 2009 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

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Click here for Jan 16 morning session video
Click here for Jan 16 afternoon session video
Click here for Jan 17 all day session video
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Militant Islam and the War on Terror in Pakistan
Mona Sheikh, Visiting Researcher, Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies, University of California Santa Barbara
December 4, 2008

Ethnic-prone and Ethnic-proof Governance: A Bureaucratic Account of Ethnic Salience in Postcolonial Africa
Jean Tompihe
November 18, 2008

The Supercop and the Civil Servant: Feminism, Security and the State in 1990's India
Inderpal Grewal
November 13, 2008

Indo-Muslim Cultures in Transition
Karen Leonard and Akla Patel, co-coveners
November 1-2, 2008

IGCC Campus Informational Workshop
Friday October 31, 2008
12:00 - 1:30 pm
CGPACS conference room, 777 Social Science Tower
Come meet the representative from The Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC)
to learn more about funding opportunities, application process and frequently asked questions.

War and the Transformation of Global Politics
Vivienne Jabri
Wednesday October 22, 2008
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2nd Annual Faculty and Graduate Student Luncheon
The Center for Global Peace and Conflict Studies and the Institute for Global and International Studies 
Thursday October 23, 2008

Prognosis Time: Towards a Geopolitics of Affect, Debility, and Capacity
Jasbir Puar, Associate Professor of Women's and Gender Studies and Geography, Rutgers University
Tuesday October 21, 2008

The Emotional Impact of Ongoing Exposure to War and Terror & Its Role in Perpetuating the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Dr. Rony Berger, Director of Community Services, NATAL, The Israel Trauma Center for Victims of War and Terror
Thursday October 16, 2008

Graduate Student Panel
Tuesday October 14, 2008
For more information, including a list of participants, please click here.


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