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Dan Pasciuti Awarded Abell Foundation Grant for Urban Governance Project

Dr. Daniel Pasciuti

Arrighi Center post-doc Dan Pasciuti has completed work on an Abell Foundation Award he received to analyze the Charles Village Community Benefits District (CVCBD) as part of a larger project on urban governance in global and comparative perspective. Pasciuti presented his research findings to non-academic audiences such as the CVCBD and the Baltimore City Council, as […]


Mini-conference on “Imagined Communities and Frontier Politics in China’s Long Twentieth Century”, October 21-22, 2014

The Arrighi Center sponsored a mini-conference on October 21-22 at the Johns Hopkins University. The conference began with a keynote lecture by Benedict Anderson (Cornell) on “Imagined Communities in East Asia” (Tuesday, October 21, 5:30-7:30 pm in Gilman 50). For the full schedule and list of cosponsors, see the Events page of this website.


Dr. Darlene Miller on “A New Regional Moment- Post-Apartheid South African Corporations and Africa”

Dr. Darlene Miller presented a talk entitled “A New Regional Moment-Post-Apartheid South African Corporations and Africa” on May 5th, 2014 as the last presentation of the Sawyer Seminar on 21st Century Capitalism for the 2013-2014 academic year. Dr. Miller is a senior researcher at the Institute for Poverty, Land, and Agrarian Studies in South Africa […]


Professor Ching Kwan Lee on “The Specter of Global China: Contesting the Fractured and Flexible Power of Chinese Investment in Africa”

Professor Ching Kwan Lee presented results from her fieldwork on Chinese investment in Zambia on April 18th, 2014 as part of the Sawyer Seminar on 21st Century Capitalism organized by the Arrighi Center. Her paper was entitled “The Specter of Global China: Contesting the Fractured and Flexible Power of Chinese Investment in Africa” Professor Lee […]


Professor Gopal Balakrishnan on “Breakthroughs of the Young Marx”

Professor Gopal Balakrishnan gave a talk on “Breakthroughs of the Young Marx” on April 11, 2014 as part of the Sawyer Seminar on 21 Century Capitalism organized by the Arrighi Center for Global Studies. Professor Balakrishnan is a professor in the History of Consciousness Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz.


Professor Joshua Clover on “Affirmation and Impasse: The Politics of Value”

On April 4th,2014, Professor Joshua Clover presented a talk entitled “Affirmation and Impasse: The Politics of Value,” at the Sawyer Seminar on 21st Century Capitalism hosted by the Arrighi Center for Global Studies. Professor Clover is a professor of English at the University of California, Davis. His areas of study include crisis theory, finance, poetry […]


Professor Lester Spence on “Race, the City and the Neoliberal Turn”

Professor Lester Spence presented a paper on “Race, the City and the Neoliberal Turn” on March 28th, 2014 at the Sawyer Seminar on 21st Century Capitalism, organized by the Arrighi Center for Global Studies. Professor Spence is a professor of political science and Africana studies at Johns Hopkins University. His talk addressed class and racial […]


Professor Wen Tiejun on “Eco-Integration and Social Innovation as Alternative Development Path”

On March 7th, 2014, Professor Wen Tiejun presented a talk on “Eco-Integration and Social Innovation as an Alternative Development Path” at the Sawyer Seminar on 21st Century Capitalism organized by the Arrighi Center for Global Studies. Professor Wen is the Executive Dean of the Institute of Advanced Studies for Sustainability at Renmin University in Beijing, […]


Professor Radhika Desai on “Beyond Hegemonies: Reassessing the History of Imperialism”

Professor Radhika Desai presented a talk on “Beyond Hegemonies: Reassessing the History of Imperialism” on February 28th, 2014 as part of the Sawyer Seminar on 21st Century Capitalism organized by the Arrighi Center for Global Studies. Professor Desai is a professor at the University of Manitoba. Her presentation was derived from her recent book Geopolitical […]


Panel on “Financialization and Hegemonic Transitions: New Perspectives on The Long Twentieth Century”

Professor Beverly Silver (Director of the Arrighi Center) organizes a panel entitled “Financialization and Hegemonic Transitions: New Perspectives on The Long Twentieth Century” at the Eastern Sociological Society 2014 Annual Meeting. The panel will be composed of three papers that build on the longue duree theoretical framework of systemic cycles of accumulation, taking a cue […]