Skip to main content

Fan Shigang and Wen Li, “Striking to Survive: Workers’ Resistance to Factory Relocations in China”

  • Posted on:
  • Posted in:

Fan Shigang and Wen Li are the authors of “Striking to Survive: Workers’ Resistance to Factory
Relocations in China”. Their talk is co-sponsored by the Arrighi Center for Global Studies and East Asian Studies.
Blurb from publisher: The struggles of workers in China’s industrial centers are shaping the future of labor and democracy not only in China but throughout the world. Chinese worker-activists Fan Shigang and Li Wen will provide a unique, on-the-ground perspective on the most recent wave of militancy among China’s enormous working class.

Global Social Protest Research Working Group Meeting

  • Posted on:
  • Posted in:

Film Screening and Panel Discussion with Director: “Not in My Neighborhood”

  • Posted on:
  • Posted in:

Film screening at 6 pm.
Reception (with food) prior to screening at 5 pm at Hodson 110
“Not In Our Neighborhood”–A 2018 Documentary Directed by Kurt Orderson
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).
The documentary cohesively facilitates an international dialogue on gentrification and spatial apartheid by exploring the parallels among the current urban environments in three seemingly disparate cities: São Paulo, Cape Town, and New York. ​
Sponsored by the Arrighi Center for Global Studies and co-sponsored by the Program in Racism, Immigration and Citizenship; Program in Latin American Studies; and Billie Holiday Project for Liberation Arts.

General Seminar Session with Kurt Orderson, Najma Nuriddin, and Daniel Pasciuti

  • Posted on:
  • Posted in:

Continued discussion with Kurt Orderson and Najma Nuriddin, director and co-producer of “Not in Our Neighborhood” (2018), and Daniel Pasciuti of Georgia State University and coordinator of Arrighi Center Urban Governance Research Working Group and co-organizer (with Beverly Silver) of the Arrighi Center General Seminar on “The Practical Ethics of University-Community Engagement”.
The film screening will be held the evening before (Thursday October 11 at 6 pm) in 110 Hodson

Global Social Protest Research Working Group Meeting

  • Posted on:
  • Posted in:

Global Social Protest Research Working Group Meeting (ongoing discussion of country and newspaper source reliability studies).

Film Screening and Discussion with Director: “The Battle of Algiers: A Film Within History”

  • Posted on:
  • Posted in:

The Algerian director Malek Bensmail will be on campus to present his new film “The Battle of Algiers, a Film Within History”. Film will be followed by Q&A with director.
Follow this link for more information on film
The event is co-sponsored by GRLL, Islamic Studies, Film and Media Studies, the Centre Louis Marin, the History Department and the Arrighi Center for Global Studies.

Alondra Nelson, President, Social Science Research Council

  • Posted on:
  • Posted in:

Alondra Nelson is author of Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight Against Medical Discrimination and The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations and Reconciliation After the Genome

Global Social Protest Research Working Group Meeting

  • Posted on:
  • Posted in:

Global Social Protest Research Working Group Meeting (ongoing discussion of country and newspaper source reliability studies)

Michael West and William G. Martin, “World Systems, World Revolution, and Black Liberation”

  • Posted on:
  • Posted in:

Michael West and William Martin will present in the General Seminar with a talk entitled “World Systems, World Revolution, and Black Liberation”. Dr. West and Dr. Martin are Professors at Binghamton University and are co-authors of From Toussaint to Tupac: The Black International Since the Age of Revolution and  Out of One, Many Africas: Reconstructing the Study and Meaning of Africa.

Global Social Protest Research Working Group Meeting

  • Posted on:
  • Posted in:

Working session in preparation for December 7th workshop.