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Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
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November 2015

Contemporary Iraq: Walls and Circuits

November 12, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
SSMS 2135, 2135 Social Sciences and Media Studies Building
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

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

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February 2016

Probing “Presence”: Photography and Policing in Colonial South Africa

February 23, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
SSMS 2135, 2135 Social Sciences and Media Studies Building
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

TALK: Lorena Rizzo (University of Bielefeld & Harvard University) Probing “Presence” – Photography and Policing in Colonial South Africa The presentation starts from research conducted in the Western Cape Archives in 2012/3. While working on a collection of photographic albums produced in a Cape Town convict station in the late 19th and early 20th century, I came across a pair of photographs portraying a convict who bore my surname. I use this archival coincidence or curiosity as an entry point…

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