<< February 2019 >>

Friday, February 1, 2019

The Devil Really is in the Details: Why Specificity Matters in Understanding the Global Radical Right

Lecture | February 1 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues), Wildavsky Conference Room

 Brian Porter-Szűcs, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of History, University of Michigan

 Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES), Center for Right-Wing Studies

There are obvious similarities between Vladimir Putin, Viktor Orbán, Recep Erdoğan, Jair Bolsonaro, Jarosław Kaczyński, Rodrigo Duterte, Donald Trump, and all the other politicians we have come to call ‘populists.’ Not only is that label misleading, but analyzing them as part of a single ideological movement can lead to confusion. This presentation will use the example of Poland to...   More >

Monday, February 11, 2019

Attacks on Gender Studies and Populism in Europe

Panel Discussion | February 11 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall

 Laura Fantone, Gender and Women’s Studies, UC Berkeley; John Connelly, Institute for East European, Eurasian, and Slavic Studies, UC Berkeley; Pawel Koscielny, History Department, UC Berkeley

 Institute of European Studies, Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES), Department of Gender and Women's Studies

Join Laura Fantone, John Connelly and Pawel Koscielny
exploring the roots of recent anti-gender populist discourses and measures in Europe, with a comparative focus on Italy and Poland.
Starting from summer 2018, when the Hungarian universities' gender studies programs were defunded and terminated, the panel will discuss how and why gender equality and identity became key threats.

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Anti-Black State Violence Across the Americas: Power and Struggle in Brazil and the United States

Conference/Symposium | February 21 – 22, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Multicultural Community Center (#220)

 Ericka Huggins; Asha Rosa Ransby-Sporn, National Organizing Co-Chair, BYP 100; Tina Sacks, Assistant Professor, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

 Tianna Paschel, Assistant Professor, Department of African American Studies, UC Berkeley

 Leigh Raiford, Associate Professor, Department of African American Studies, UC Berkeley

 Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, Office of the Dean of Social Sciences, Antonio Gramsci Fund, Center for Latin American Studies, Global Black Feminisms Project, Department of Sociology, Graduate School of Education, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Center for the Study of Law and Society, Latinx Research Center, Diversity and Democracy Cluster (HIFIS), Institute of Governmental Studies, Institute of International Studies, Center for Research on Social Change, Department of Comparative Literature, Department of Geography, Department of African American Studies, Center for Race and Gender, American Cultures

Over several days, scholars, scholar-activists, and organizers will discuss the intersecting challenges of addressing anti-black state violence through workshops on topics including: policing and democracy; historical foundations of Black struggle; wellness and healing; sustainability and social movements; cultural media production; education in today’s socio-cultural contexts...   More >

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  Registration opens January 15. Register  by February 19.

Friday, February 22, 2019

Anti-Black State Violence Across the Americas: Power and Struggle in Brazil and the United States

Conference/Symposium | February 21 – 22, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Multicultural Community Center (#220)

 Ericka Huggins; Asha Rosa Ransby-Sporn, National Organizing Co-Chair, BYP 100; Tina Sacks, Assistant Professor, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

 Tianna Paschel, Assistant Professor, Department of African American Studies, UC Berkeley

 Leigh Raiford, Associate Professor, Department of African American Studies, UC Berkeley

 Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, Office of the Dean of Social Sciences, Antonio Gramsci Fund, Center for Latin American Studies, Global Black Feminisms Project, Department of Sociology, Graduate School of Education, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Center for the Study of Law and Society, Latinx Research Center, Diversity and Democracy Cluster (HIFIS), Institute of Governmental Studies, Institute of International Studies, Center for Research on Social Change, Department of Comparative Literature, Department of Geography, Department of African American Studies, Center for Race and Gender, American Cultures

Over several days, scholars, scholar-activists, and organizers will discuss the intersecting challenges of addressing anti-black state violence through workshops on topics including: policing and democracy; historical foundations of Black struggle; wellness and healing; sustainability and social movements; cultural media production; education in today’s socio-cultural contexts...   More >

 $0 Donation

  Registration opens January 15. Register  by February 19.