Contemporary Iraq: Walls and Circuits

SSMS 2135 2135 Social Sciences and Media Studies Building, Santa Barbara, CA

Global Studies and the Center for Middle East Studies will be hosting an event titled, "CONTEMPORARY IRAQ: WALLS AND CIRCUITS.” Mona Damluji, Stanford University: "Baghdad’s Deep Dilemma: Urban Segregation Under Occupation” Paulo Hilu Pinto, Fluminense Federal University (Brazil): "Remaking Transnational Shiism in Contemporary Iraq: Economic and Religious Geographies on the Pilgrim's Road to Karbala” Paul Amar, Global Studies: Moderator

Farina Mir: “Reconsidering Modernity in an Indian Vernacular: Punjabi Literature and the Writing of Colonial History”

SSMS 2135 Social Sciences and Media Studies Building, Santa Barbara, CA

FARINA MIR University of Michigan, Associate Professor of History KAPANY ENDOWMENT VISITING LECTURE SERIES About the Talk This talk considers the literary history of one Indian vernacular tradition, Punjabi, to interrogate assumptions about the temporality of literary history embedded in today's normative mode of writing the history of literature, assumptions critically linked to notions of modernity. Identifying at least two [...]

Symposium “BEYOND THE SPILL: THE HISTORY AND POLITICS OF OIL IN CALIFORNIA”

Wireframe Studio and SRB Multipurpose Rm

The year 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill. The Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Energy Justice in Global Perspective at UCSB is excited to invite you to our upcoming symposium, BEYOND THE SPILL: THE HISTORY AND POLITICS OF OIL IN CALIFORNIA, which will take place on January 24-25 at UCSB. Attached to this message you will find [...]

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Elizabeth Buettner, “Postcolonial Migration Meets European Integration: Britain in Comparative Perspective”

HSSB 4020 University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Elizabeth Buettner, Professor of Modern History at the University of Amsterdam, will present her paper "Postcolonial Migration Meets European Integration: Britain in Comparative Perspective" on Tuesday, October 22 at 4:00 in HSSB 4020. How exceptional has Britain’s history of inward migration after 1945 been compared to that of other Western European countries? Like other former imperial powers, Britain became home [...]

Interdisciplinary Conference on “Fallout: Chernobyl and the Ecology of Disaster”

Zoom CA

The interdisciplinary virtual conference Fallout: Chernobyl and the Ecology of Disaster will take place on Friday, April 30, 2021 at 9:00am-4:00pm (Pacific Time, US & Canada), when an international slate of speakers representing a variety of disciplines will share their insights on the 35th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster.    The day before, an associated Carsey-Wolf Center virtual discussion of the [...]

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