IROWS Past Colloquium Seminars: 

Leslie Sklair, London School of Economics "The Global Capitalist Class" 
  • Friday, Oct. 27, 2000, 3:30 PM, Humanities 1500 (Co-sponsored with Sociology) 
Nikolai S. Rozov, Novosibirsk University "Social Ontology and Patterns of Macrohistory"
  • Friday, November 3, 2000, Noon, International Lounge (Co-sponsored with Philosophy, History and the Center for Ideas and Society 
Albert Bergesen, University of Arizona "Toxicity and power" 
  • Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2000 3PM (Co-sponsored with Sociology and the Graduate Program in Environmental Sciences) 
Beverly Silver, Johns Hopkins University "Labor: North and South" 
  • Friday, November 17, 2000 2pm (Co-sponsored with Sociology andthe Program on International Affairs/Center for Global Order and Local Resistance) 
Volker Bornschier, University of Zurich "International Diffusion of the Internet"
  • Monday, February 26, 2001, Noon 
John Gulick, University of California, Santa Cruz "The 'Globalization' of the Port of Oakland: synthesizing world-systems and ecological marxist approaches" 
  • Thursday, December 14, 2000, Noon, Watkins Room 1126  
Richard Appelbaum, University of California, Santa Barbara "Global Standards, Local Enforcement: Globalization, Flexible Production and Labor Segmentation in Asia-Pacific Commodity Chains" 
  • Friday,  January 26, 2001, 2 PM   Humanities 1500,(Co-sponsored with the UCR Chapter of AKD International Sociology Honor Society, Departments of Sociology and Economics, Program On International Affairs) (Reception to follow) 
Alvin So, Hong Kong Institute of Technology, "The Three Paths of Environmental Movements in East Asia: Origins and Development"
  • Monday, January 29, 2001, 2 PM, Humanities 1500 (Co-sponsored with the Graduate Program in Environmental Sciences) (Reception to follow) 
Valentine Moghadam, Illinois state University  "Globalization, Inequalities and Transnational Feminist Networks" 
  • Monday, January 29, 2001  11:10 AM  Watkins 1000 (Co-sponsored with Womens' Studies Department)  
  • Volker Bornschier, University of Zurich "Trust, Social Capital and the Diffusion of

  •  the Internet in Comparative Perspective"

          Monday, February 26, 2001, Noon, Humanities 1500 

     Susanne Jonas, UC Santa Cruz "Guatemala's Difficult Road to Peace:Obstacles and
     Lessons in Global Perspective"

          Friday, March 23, 2001, Noon, Map Room, College Building South
          (Co-sponsored by the Department of Anthropology, UCR). 

     Stephen Bunker, University of Wisconsin, Madison "Material Process and
     Technological Innovation in the Expansion of the World System"

          Friday, May 18, 2001, 10am, Humanities 1500 

    Stephen Sanderson, Indiana University of Pennsylvania 
     "World Democratization, 1850-1990: a cross-national study." 
          Friday, March 1, 2002, Noon, Map Room, College Building South, UCR


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