Events

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Upcoming Events

Sylvester Ogbechie: The Metaphysics of Modernity: Globalism, African Art, and Ontologies of Being
Wednesday,  April 25, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

'Who Needs to Do What Differently?' Seminar: Michael Kremer (Harvard)
Wednesday,  April 25, 2018,  3:30 PM - 5:00 PM   | 617 Library Place

How Youth Can Solve Grand Challenges in the 21st Century - Fred Swaniker
Wednesday,  April 25, 2018,  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM   | Scott Hall

Why Do Animal Studies?: The Turn to the The Turn to the "Quasi-, Post-, Anti-, Non-, Para-"
Thursday,  April 26, 2018,  11:00 AM - 7:00 PM  

Between the Ottoman Empire and Italy: The Jews of Rhodes 1880-1936
Thursday,  April 26, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | Harris Hall

Keally McBride, University of San Francisco- "Mr. Mothercountry and the Colonial Origins of International Law"
Thursday,  April 26, 2018,  4:00 PM - 6:00 PM   | Scott Hall

Navigating a Changing Middle East: A Conversation with Ambassador Dan Shapiro
Thursday,  April 26, 2018,  6:00 PM - 7:30 PM   | McCormick Foundation Center

Why Do Animal Studies?: The Turn to the The Turn to the "Quasi-, Post-, Anti-, Non-, Para-"
Friday,  April 27, 2018,  9:30 AM - 7:00 PM  

Black Settlers in Hawai’i: Agency and Occupation in the Militarized Pacific
Friday,  April 27, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM   | 1902 Sheridan Road

**CANCELLED**"Cheap Talk or Costly Commitment? Leader Statements and the Implementation of Civil War Peace Agreements" by Alyssa K. Prorok – Univ. of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
Friday,  April 27, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM   | Scott Hall

Ai Weiwei: Human Flow, film screening and livestream Q&A
Sunday,  April 29, 2018,  1:30 PM - 4:00 PM   | Block Museum of Art, Mary and Leigh

Hillel presents: "The Virtue of Thinking Different," featuring New York Times columnists Bret Stephens and Bari Weiss in conversation with author and journalist Abigail Pogrebin
Monday,  April 30, 2018,  7:00 PM - 8:30 PM   | McCormick Foundation Center

The Imperative of Propriety: Syrians’ Burial Crisis in Lebanon and the Mobilizing Power of Death
Tuesday,  May 1, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM   | 1902 Sheridan Road

Forum Language Tables: Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Hindi-Urdu, Italian, Korean & Persian
Tuesday,  May 1, 2018,  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM   | Allison Residential Community

Matthew Brown - Breadlosers: Nollywood, State Television, and the Stakes of Masculine Melodrama
Wednesday,  May 2, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

"Power and International Law" Graduate and Postdoctoral Workshop
Friday,  May 4, 2018,  9:30 AM - 4:30 PM  

Writing in the Land of Knots: Indigenous Writers in Colonial Peru
Friday,  May 4, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM   | 1902 Sheridan Road

Climate Change Reading Group at the Buffett Institute - This Changes Everything
Monday,  May 7, 2018,  3:00 PM - 4:00 PM   | 1902 Sheridan Road

Religious Freedom in Arab States: Who Is Free and What Are They Free to Do? A Talk by Nathan Brown (MENA Monday Night at the Evanston Public Library)
Monday,  May 7, 2018,  6:00 PM - 7:30 PM  

Can Competition (Antitrust) Laws Protect the Consumers in the Developing Economies?: The Cases of Turkey and Mexico
Tuesday,  May 8, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM   | 1902 Sheridan Road

Carolyn & Richard Lobban: The Road to the Two Sudans and The Untold Story of Shari`a in Sudan
Wednesday,  May 9, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

BOOK LAUNCH - With Stones in Our Hands: Writings on Muslims, Racism, and Empire
Wednesday,  May 9, 2018,  5:00 PM - 7:00 PM   | John Evans Center

“Helper” or “Savior”? The Debate Over Short-Term Global Health Activities
Thursday,  May 10, 2018,  5:00 PM - 7:00 PM   | Scott Hall

Chicago area Comparative and Historical Social Sciences Conference
Friday,  May 11, 2018,  (All Day)   | Scott Hall

Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time—Making an Exhibition through International and Interdisciplinary Partnerships
Friday,  May 11, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM   | 1902 Sheridan Road

Lansiné Kaba: The 1591 Moroccan Invasion of Songhay
Wednesday,  May 16, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

Afro-Latinidades: Blackness, Identity, and Space
Friday,  May 18, 2018,  (All Day)   | Norris University Center

Faculty & Fellows Colloquium: Sarah E. Dees
Friday,  May 18, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM   | 1902 Sheridan Road

Solomon Fikre Lemma: Formal and Non-formal Land Rights in Africa: The Ethiopian Case Study
Wednesday,  May 23, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

The Kremlin's Global Reach
Wednesday,  May 23, 2018,  5:30 PM - 7:00 PM   | Harris Hall

John McCall: Wither Nollywood? The Future of Popular Media in Africa
Wednesday,  May 30, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

Regional Colloquium on Global Capitalism and Law
Thursday,  May 31, 2018,  (All Day)  

Regional Colloquium on Global Capitalism and Law
Friday,  June 1, 2018,  (All Day)  

Faculty & Fellows Colloquium: TBA
Friday,  June 1, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM   | 1902 Sheridan Road

Climate Change Reading Group at the Buffett Institute - Rethinking Private Authority
Monday,  June 4, 2018,  3:00 PM - 4:00 PM   | 1902 Sheridan Road

Buffett Institute End of the Year Party
Tuesday,  June 5, 2018,  4:00 PM - 6:00 PM   | 1902 Sheridan Road

Louisa Lombard - State of Rebellion: Violence and Intervention in the Central African Republic
Wednesday,  June 6, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:15 PM   | 620 Library Place

Symposium: Rethinking the 'Muslim World': Concepts, History, Law, Politics.”
Thursday,  June 7, 2018,  (All Day)   | John Evans Center

Irfan Ahmad: TBA
Monday,  November 12, 2018,  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM