POGS Speakers Series Archive

Tuesday, April 23, 2002. 6:45 PM
Vandana Shiva
“Earth Democracy : Beyond Globalisation, Rule of Terror and Greed”

Dr. Shigeo Nakao, Osaka City University, Japan, Economics,

"Transition in the Japanese Financial System in the Age of Globalization,”

October 28th, Monday, 12-2pm, Sproul 2206. 

Co-sponsored by the Department of Economics.

 

Dr. David Pion-Berlin, UCR, Political Science,

“Civil-Military Relations, Security & Threats in

the Post 9-11 World:  Some Observations on Latin America,”

Nov. 20, Wednesday, 12-2 p.m, Jenkin Memorial Library 2145,

Watkins Hall.  Co-sponsored by Latin American Studies.

 

Dr. Roland Fletcher, University of Sydney, Archaeology,

"The Limits of Settlement Growth: A Global View,”

December 2, Monday, 9.10-11 a.m., Jenkin Memorial Library 2145, Watkins Hall. 

Co-sponsored by the Department of Anthropology and the

Institute for Research on World-Systems.

 

Cecelia M. Lynch

Political Science

 University of California Irvine

 

"Peace Activism Today: Comparisons with the Past"

 

Tuesday, May 20, 2003

Noon-2PM

 

Dr. John Weeks

Geography, Director, International Population Center, San Diego State University

 

“Can You Spot a City From the Air? Using Remote Sensing and GIS to Improve Our Understanding of Urban Places.”

 

Thursday, April 17, NOON

IROWS, 100 College Building South

Main Conference Room

 

Sponsored by the Program on Global Studies and the Institute for Research on World-Systems

 

Dr. Brownwyn Leebaw

Political Science, UCR

 

“The Politics of Pity and Justice: Humanitarianism and Human Rights as Responses to Violent Conflict”

 

Tuesday, March 18, at 3PM

IROWS, 100 College Building South

Main Conference Room

 

Dr. Peter Turchin

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

University of Connecticut

 

“Secular Cycles: Long-Term Oscillations in Economic and Social Structures of

Agrarian Societies”

Wednesday, April 9, NOON

IROWS, 100 College Building South

Main Conference Room

 

Dr. J. Ann Tickner

International Relations, USC

 

“The Gendered Frontiers of Globalization”

Tuesday, April 1, 3PM

IROWS, 100 College Building South

Main Conference Room

 

Dr. Amory Starr

Chapman University

Department of Sociology

"History & Hot Topics in the Anti-Globalization Movement."

Noon, Friday, October 3, 2003

 

 

Roger Bradbury

Centre for Resource & Environmental Studies

Australian National University

“Globalisation as Complexity”

 

Monday, November 10, 2003

4:00-5:00PM

 

 

2004 Speaker Series

 

David Rapoport

Political Science, UCLA

“Religion As a Fourth Wave of Global Terror:  A Generational Analysis”

Thursday, January 15, 2004, 4-6pm, HMNSS 1500.

Sponsored by the Religious Studies Department and the Program on Global Studies.

Contact Information:  Diana Marroquin.  diana.marrogquin@ucr.edu (909) 787-3612

 

Bai-Lian Li

Botany and Plant Sciences, UCR

"Ecological Complexity and Sustainability"

Friday, January 23, 2004, Noon

Map Room, Institute for Research on World-Systems, College Building South

 

Michael Goodchild

Geography and the Center for Spatially Integration Social Sciences

University of California- Santa Barbara

“Spatial Perspectives for the Globe”

Saturday, February 7, 2004, 8:30-9:30 am

Anderson Graduate School of Management, Room 118

                    Sponsored by the Program on Global Studies and the Institute for Research on World-Systems

 

 

Dr. Silvia del Amo Rodriguez,

Ecologist; co-founder of the Tropical Forest Action Program (PROAFT),

Researcher, CITRO (Center for Tropical Research) and Professor at the Universidad Veracruzana in Mexico;

Wednesday, February 25, Noon

Map Room, Institute for Research on World-Systems, College Building South.

Sponsored by the Center for Conservation Biology, the UCR Program on Global Studies and the

Institute for Research on World-Systems.

Dr. Daniel Ellsberg

 

"Iraq & Vietnam:  Parallels and Prospects."

Tuesday, May 11, 7 pm, UCR

University Lecture Hall 1000

 

Daniel Ellsberg is a former high-level State Department and Pentagon official, who released the Top Secret Pentagon

Papers to expose to the public the truth about the Vietnam War.

 

Alexius Pereira

Assistant Professor

Department of Sociology

National University of Singapore

" State policy and competition for Foreign investment in Asia"

Wednesday, June 2 at Noon

IROWS, College Building South, Room 100

 

Teivo Teivainen

 

Director of the Program on Democracy and Global Transformation at San Marcos University, Lima, Peru, and founding member of the International Council of the World Social Forum

“Dilemmas of Democratization in the World Social Forum”

Wednesday, October 13, noon, Map Room, College Building South, College Place (south end of campus) UCR

Paul Steinberg

“Foreign environmental policy in developing countries”

November 17, Noon, Map Room, College Building South

Dr. Steinberg is in Political Science at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont.

 

Sara Schoonmaker

"Confronting Global Capital through Trade Politics: Brazil's
Emergent Internationalism."

Monday January 10, noon, Map Room, College Building South

Dr. Schoonmaker is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Redlands

 

William I. Robinson (Associate Professor of Sociology, Global and International Studies, and Latin American and Iberian Studies, at the University of California at Santa Barbara), will speak on

“the contemporary crisis of global capitalism: opportunities, challenges, hazards.

Wednesday, January 19, Noon” Humanities 1500 “ listen to a cd of bill’s talk at

http://irows.ucr.edu/speakers/robinson/globcap.htm

 

Andrew Jorgenson (North Carolina State University) “ Political-economic integration, industrial pollution and human health: a panel study of less developed countries, 1980-2000”

Presented to the UCR Workshop on Global Health, September 26, 2008. Co-sponsored by the Sociology Department

 
Carolina Bank-Munoz (Hunter College) “Transnational Tortillas: Race, Gender, and Shop Floor Politics in Mexico and the United States” October 2 (co-sponsored with the Labor Studies Program).
 

David R. Wilcox (Museum of Northern Arizona) “Applicability of world-systems theory

to the North American Southwest”  October 27. Co-sponsored by the Anthropology Department

 

Eric Vanhaute (Ghent University) “The end of the peasantry: a world-systems perspective”

November 25. Co-sponsored by the History Department.