Center News & Announcements

Call for Papers (Oct 1 deadline): “World-Systems Analysis in a Critical Juncture”

The Arrighi Center for Global Studies will co-organize the 44th annual conference on the Political-Economy of the World-System in April 2020. The conference takes place during a critical juncture for both the field of world-systems analysis and for the world-system itself. In this time of escalating systemic chaos, we seek papers that utilize a world-systems […]

“Not in My Neighborhood” screening and panel discussion with the film’s Director

Award-winning director Kurt Orderson and co-producer Najma Nuriddin will participate in a panel discussion and Q&A along with Daniel Pasciuti (Georgia State), Alessandro Angelini (JHU Anthropology) and Ricardo Jacobs (JHU Sociology) following a screening of “Not in Our Neighborhood” (2018).– a documentary directed by Kurt Orderson.  The documentary cohesively facilitates an international dialogue on gentrification and spatial apartheid by exploring the parallels among the current urban environments in […]

Arrighi Center co-sponsors Greg Asbed and Laura Germino of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers on Tuesday, April 24 at 8 pm

The student-run Foreign Affairs Symposium, the Arrighi Center for Global Studies, and the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association present human rights advocates Greg Asbed and Laura Germino, who co-founded in 1993 the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, a human rights organization to eliminate injustice—including forced labor, sexual assault, and wage theft—in Florida’s tomato industry. In October, Asbed was one 24 individuals to be […]