News & Announcements

Hewlett Grant Funds New History & Political Economy Project

Hewlett Grant Funds New History & Political Economy Project

Arrighi Center Faculty Advisory Board member and Assistant Professor of Sociology Christy Thornton has received a grant of $111,000 from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s Economy and Society Program for a […]

Virtual Conference: “World-Systems Analysis in a Critical Juncture”

The Arrighi Center for Global Studies co-organized the 44th annual conference on the Political-Economy of the World-System as a virtual seminar series running from September 25th through December 4th, 2020. […]

Global Groundings: Evaluating Walter Rodney’s Legacies

Global Groundings: Evaluating Walter Rodney’s Legacies

Global Groundings: Evaluating Walter Rodney’s Legacies Friday January 31, 2020 Workshop sponsored by the Arrighi Center for Global Studies [Download PDF of  Rodney Workshop program here] 9.00 – 9.30 Coffee (JHU […]

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

“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).– […]

Arrighi Center Co-Sponsors International Conference on Capitalist Development in Hostile Environments

Arrighi Center Co-Sponsors International Conference on Capitalist Development in Hostile Environments

This conference marks the thirtieth anniversary of the publication of Giovanni Arrighi and Fortunata Piselli’s “Capitalist Development in Hostile Environments: Feuds, Class Struggles and Migrations in a Peripheral Region of […]

David Harvey Gives Inaugural Distinguished Lecture

On April 27th, David Harvey gave the Arrighi Center for Global Studies Spring 2017 Distinguished Lecture, the inaugural event in the series. His talk, “Visualizing Capital,” was attended by hundreds of […]

The Arrighi Center Welcomes Fulbright Recipient Dr. Peter Jacobs

The Arrighi Center Welcomes Fulbright Recipient Dr. Peter Jacobs

The Arrighi Center and the Department of Sociology welcome Dr. Peter Jacobs, who has been awarded the prestigious 2017 Fulbright Grant for research scholars. The grant allows him to consolidate […]

Berman Institute Blog on the Arrighi Center Seminar on Practical Ethics

The Johns Hopkins Berman Institute for Bioethics published a blog post on the Arrighi Center’s 2016-2017 general seminar on the Practical Ethics of University-Community Engagement. The post is written by […]

Fall 2016 General Seminar

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 […]

Harriet Friedmann Seminar, Monday, April 25 at noon in 526 Mergenthaler

Harriet Friedmann Seminar, Monday, April 25 at noon in 526 Mergenthaler

Harriet Friedmann (University of Toronto) will be speaking on “Food Regime Analysis and Agrarian Questions: Widening the Conversation” on Monday, April 25, 2016 at noon in 526 Mergenthaler Hall.