Center News & Announcements Archive


Professor Brenner Talk on “Urban Theory without an Outside”

Professor Brenner Talk on “Urban Theory without an Outside”
Prof. Neil Brenner delivered a talk on “Urban Theory without an Outside” on September 27, 2013 as part of the Sawyer Seminar on 21st Century Capitalism. Brenner is Professor of Urban Theory at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) and the coordinator of the newly founded Urban Theory Lab GSD. His writing and teaching focus on […]


Professor Moore Talk on “The End of Cheap Food? Agriculture and Accumulation Crisis in the Capitalist World-Ecology”

Professor Moore Talk on “The End of Cheap Food? Agriculture and Accumulation Crisis in the Capitalist World-Ecology”
As part of the Sawyer Seminar Series, Prof. Jason W. Moore gave a talk entitled “The End of Cheap Food? Agriculture and Accumulation Crisis in the Capitalist World-Ecology” on September 20, 2013. Moore is a professor at Binghamton University (Fernand Braudel Center and Sociology) and he has published extensively on agro-ecology and the history of capitalism […]


Professor Chase-Dunn Talk on “Crisis of What?: End of capitalism or new systemic cycle of capitalist accumulation”

Professor Chase-Dunn Talk on “Crisis of What?: End of capitalism or new systemic cycle of capitalist accumulation”
On September 13, 2013, Professor Christopher Chase-Dunn gave a talk entitled “Crisis of What?: End of capitalism or new systemic cycle of capitalist accumulation” as part of the Fall 2013 Sawyer Seminar Series, “Capitalism in the 21st Century”. Prof. Chase-Dunn is Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Director of the Institute for Research on World-Systems at the […]


The Arrighi Center Panel at the American Sociological Association Miniconference

The Arrighi Center organized a panel at a mini-conference of the American Sociological Association on August 9, 2013. The panel, entitled “The Arrighi Center for Global Studies: Power, Social Justice and the Origins of Our Times”, brought together several generations of Giovanni Arrighi’s students as presenters, and was part of the launch activities for the […]


Professor Deborah Bräutigam Talk on “China in Africa: Think Again”

Professor Deborah Bräutigam Talk on “China in Africa: Think Again”
On February 19, 2013, The Arrighi Center sponsored a talk by Prof. Deborah Bräutigam entitled  “China in Africa: Think Again”. Deborah Bräutigam is Professor of International Development and Comparative Politics and the Director of the International Development Program at the JHU School of Advanced International Studies. The talk was co-sponsored by the East Asian Studies […]


Professor Sam Moyo Talk on “The Land Question in Zimbabwe”

Professor Sam Moyo Talk on “The Land Question in Zimbabwe”
The Arrighi Center sponsored a talk on “The Land Question in Zimbabwe” by Professor Sam Moyo, Director of the African Institute for Agrarian Studies in Harare on October 22, 2012. The talk was cosponsored by the Center for Africana Studies. Prof. Moyo joined students and faculty for a more in-depth session  on October 23, 2012. […]