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African Diaspora Forum-Maya Trotz (U. of South Florida) and Kevin Rhiney (Rutgers U.)

Caribbean in the Flux of Change – People, Land, Air & Sea   Battered States and ‘Resilient’ Futures? A Critical Reflection on the Caribbean post Irma-Maria Kevon Rhiney, Rutgers University   Roughly one month after hurricanes Irma and Maria battered the Caribbean nation of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit, the Dominican Prime Minister asserted, “we have a unique …

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Tatiana Linkhoeva- Between the Hammer and the Anvil: Buriat-Mongols, the Soviet Union and Imperial Japan

Please join us on Friday, April 5th for “Between the Hammer and the Anvil: Buriat-Mongols, the Soviet Union and Imperial Japan”, a presentation by Tatiana Linkhoeva, New York University. This event is part of the Colloquium Series, sponsored by the NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. The Soviet Union and Imperial Japan have been …

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Gold Mining in Colombia: A Conversation with Photographer Stephen Ferry, Author of La Batea

The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) presents a conversation with human rights and visual imaging photographer Stephen Ferry author of La Batea. La Batea is the fruit of a six-year collaboration between photographer Stephen Ferry and his sister, the anthropologist Elizabeth Emma Ferry, La Batea book looks closely at small-scale gold mining in Colombia. The title …

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Artists / Scholars-in-Residence

CSAAD’s inaugural Artist/Scholar-in-Residence will be author Tsitsi Dangarembga, author of Nervous Conditions and This Mournable Body. She will be on campus February 18 to 28, 2019. Tsitsi Dangarembga is a writer, filmmaker, teacher and cultural activist, began writing plays at the University of Zimbabwe, where THE LOST OF THE SOIL (1983) and SHE NO LONGER …

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Book Launch: Order without Design: How Markets Shape Cities, By Alain Bertaud

Overview: Join us on Tuesday, December 10 at 5:30pm for the launch of Alain Bertaud’s new book from MIT Press, Order without Design: How Markets Shape Cities. In it, Bertaud argues that operational urban planning can be improved by the application of the tools of urban economics to the design of regulations and infrastructure. Drawing on five decades …

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Lecture: Afro-Arab Relations: From the Common Struggle to the “New Scramble”

Lecture with Rawia Tawfik   Abstract: In the mid-twentieth century, Arab and African countries waged a common struggle against colonialism and racial segregation. Arabs supported the liberation of African colonies and the isolation of apartheid South Africa. In their turn, newly independent African countries showed solidarity with Arabs in their conflict against Israel. With international …

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