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    The Center's mission includes a serious rethinking of dominant intellectual paradigms on global inequality and development
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    The Arrighi Center is a transdisciplinary research center devoted to the study of urgent contemporary problems arising from processes of globalization.
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    The Center sponsors seminars on the dynamics of contemporary and historical capitalism, crisis, and transition
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    Faculty and students collaborate in Research Working Groups on the key thematic priorities of the Center including land, labor and environmental rights and struggles

Center News & Announcements

September 13, 2016

Fall 2016 General Seminar


The theme for the Fall 2016 Arrighi Center General Seminar is “Practical Ethics: Pedagogy and the Capitalist University.” The seminar series include discussions on “Readings on the Capitalist University,” “Community Based Learning/Community Engaged Research,” “Poetry and Community Based Learning,” “Policy Oriented Research,” and “Hopkins as Landlord.” Please click here to reach the full program and […]

May 13, 2015

Dan Pasciuti and Isaac Jilbert’s article on the roots of the Baltimore unrest

Dr. Dan Pasciuti

The Arrighi Center’s Dan Pasciuti and Isaac Jilbert published an important piece on the political-economic roots of the recent unrest in Baltimore in the wake of Freddie Gray’s death. Their article, The Building Blocks of Deprivation, asks us to look at “how redevelopment has affected [Baltimore] city, exacerbating longstanding social divides and creating new ones […]