Upcoming International Events

April 14, 2021 - 12:00pm

Zoom webinar

Arts Extension Service , UMass Amherst is excited to announce this panel. Take part in the free symposium. Panelists Susan Theberge, Citizen’s Action Network / Extinction Rebellion Red Brigade; Carolina Aragón, Landscape Architecture UMass, Climate Visualization Artist; and Nicole Young, Performance Poet and Philanthropy Professional, and others will share...Read more

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April 28, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Zoom webinar

Resistance Studies Initiative Spring Webinar Speaker Series: Distinguished researchers and activists share critical reflections on resistance issues

Dr. Z. Fareen Parvez is Associate Professor of Sociology and Senior Research Scholar with the UMass Resistance Studies Initiative at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a 2019-20 member of the Institute of Advanced Study in Princeton.She is the author of Politicizing Islam: the Islamic Revival in France and India (Oxford University Press, 2017) and is currently researching the political economy of debt in marginalized Muslim and Dalit communities in India.Read more

May 11, 2021 - 12:00pm

Zoom webinar

Discussants

·   Gianpaolo Baiocchi, Professor of Sociology, New York University
·   Laura Gorriahn, Researcher, ERC Project Protest and Order. Contentious Politics, Democratic Theory and the Changing Shape of Western Democracy, Freie Universität Berlin

Moderator:

Nicole Doerr, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Copenhagen, Director...Read more

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May 13, 2021 - 12:00pm to 2:30pm

Zoom webinar

Resistance Studies Initiative Spring Webinar Speaker Series: Distinguished researchers and activists share critical reflections on resistance issues

Carol Kalafatic (Quechua, Spanish & Croatian) is a Resistance Studies Fellow with tthe Resistance Studies Initiative at UMass Amherst and has been working alongside Indigenous Peoples (IPs) since 1991, as an organizer, workshop provider, trans-disciplinary scholar, and policy advocate for IPs’ self-determination and food sovereignty. 

Chief Gary Harrison (Ahtna), Traditional Chief of Chickaloon Village, Alaska, and Tribal Chairman of Chickaloon Village Traditional Council was named Traditional Chief in 1994.Read more