The Ph.D. Program in History

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February 14 – Prof. Robyn Spencer on “International Solidarity in History, Theory, and Practice”

 

Please join The Committee on Globalization and Social Change for a roundtable discussion featuring J. Kēhaulani Kauanui (Wesleyan University), Jasbir Puar (Rutgers University), Radhika Sainath (Palestine Legal), and Robyn Spencer (Lehman College & The Graduate Center). Moderated by Jessica Stites Mor (University of British Columbia).

 

Thursday, February 14th | 6:30–8:30pm | Room 9205

Reception to follow

This event will be live-streamed.

 

This round-table is part of a series of events aimed at launching a network of scholars and activists engaged with the question of international solidarity. We are particularly interested in the forgotten and ephemeral connections, sites, and documents of radical left solidarities; movements centered on decolonization, political and social equality, and redistributive justice; south-south as well as north-south solidarities; the techniques and functions of cultural solidarity activism; and our responsibilities as critics and scholars in relation to international solidarity movements. Our goal is to both work towards new understandings of international solidarity and to provide a means to mobilize knowledge between scholars and activists in the field.

If you would like more information on this event, or about the larger project, please contact Tony Alessandrini at Anthony.Alessandrini@kbcc.cuny.edu.

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