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.
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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 […]
The Arrighi Center would like to congratulate one of its post-docs, Sahan Savas Karatasli, for winning this year’s Theda Skocpol Dissertation Award from the Comparative and Historical Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association. The selection committee, in announcing their award, wrote: “Savas Karatasli’s dissertation, “Financial Expansions, Hegemonic Transitions, and Nationalism: A Longue Durée Analysis […]
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 […]
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 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 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 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.
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 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 […]