• Contemporary Africa Seminar Series: “Viral Geopolitics: A Eulogy for Muammar Gaddafi”
    March 25 4:30pm
    What do the histories of global health institution-building indicate about the politics of African liberation? When it came to tackling AIDS at the turn of the century, the very meanings of African liberation – such as self-determination and national emancipation - morphed into other uses or disappeared altogether. In their place emerged at least o more »
  • “Gdańsk Railway Station”, A documentary on the anti-semitic campaign of 1968
    March 25 8:00pm
    This documentary confronts the painful events of the year 1968 that resulted in many citizens of Jewish origin leaving Poland. Every year the immigrants hold a reunion in Israeli resort of Ashkelon. Thirty seven years have passed since they left, yet Poland is still present in their homes. Gdańsk Railway Station from which they departed is no more »
  • Lecture: “Popular Music Textuality and the Politics of Interpreting Hate Speech in Kenya”
    March 26 4:00pm
    Kenya is a member state of the East African Community with a population of approximately 50 million people. Drawn from slightly over 42 different ethnic communities, the people of Kenya leave in relative harmony. The peaceful social fabric has, however, witnessed frequent uneasiness and instability during the electioneering period. The causality an more »
  • Lecture: Popular Music Textuality and the Politics of Interpreting Hate Speech in Kenya
    March 26 4:00pm
    Dr. Wilson Shitandi, Associate Dean and Senior Lecturer,, School of Music and Performing Arts, Kabarak University. Kenya is a member state of the East African Community with a population of approximately 50 million people. Drawn from slightly over 42 different ethnic communities, the people of Kenya leave in relative harmony. The peaceful social fa more »
  • The Struggle for Normal Life in Gaza
    March 26 5:30pm
    Sari Bashi, the Robina Foundation Visiting Human Rights Fellow and Visiting Lecturer at Yale Law School, will speak about the challenges of life in Gaza. Sari Bashi writes and lectures on international humanitarian law and Israeli policy toward the occupied Palestinian territories. Bashi was the Israel/Palestine Advocacy Director at Human Rig more »
Sunday, March 24, 2019