By Ashworth L.
Published on 2021-06-04 in Global Studies Quarterly
Thursday, 17 June | 3:00-6:00 pm (PDT) | Zoom Link
Please join the Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies as we honor and pay tribute to the founding Director and Program Director of the Orfalea Center.
Mark Juergensmeyer is professor of global studies,professor of sociology, and affiliate professor of religious studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he was the founding director of the Global and International Studies Program and the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies. He is an expert on religious violence, conflict resolution and South Asian religion and politics.
Victor Faessel is Associate Director of the Mellichamp Initiative on 21st Century Global Dynamics and managing editor of the online global studies journal, global-e at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Previously he was founding Program Director of the Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies at UCSB (2006 to 2016) and he served as secretary of the Global Studies Consortium from its establishment in 2007 until 2019.
3:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Is global studies prepared for global warming, new pandemics, the rejection of globalization and other crises of the future?
Does global studies need its own distinct methods of teaching and research?
Is neo-nationalism global or is it a revolt against globalism?
5:30 Open Discussion
6:00 Closing Remarks and Tribute to Victor Faessel
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Youtube Live Streaming: https://youtu.be/FKyx67XXhg8
This conference is organized by the Transnationalizing the Study of the United States research cluster, a research arm of the Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies at UCSB. Registration is free. All presentations will be translated into English, Arabic, and Spanish.
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Conference participants include:
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