Events

Sep 27

Cynthia Miller-Idriss talk: "The Extreme Gone Mainstream"

Cynthia Miller-Idriss, Professor of Education and Sociology at the American University in Washington, DC, and Senior Fellow at the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right (CARR) in the U.K., will discuss her recent book on the far right youth culture in Germany

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Sep 27

Marisa von Bülow: Civil Society, Transnational Networks and Global Change

This talk presents an overview of the evolution of the field of transnational activist networks over recent decades and considers how digital technologies—and more specifically of social media—affect both activists and researchers of transnational networks.

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Sep 28

Elizabeth Bloodgood: Data for Good: The Global Politics of Information for Civil Society

Elizabeth Bloogood draws from her work with advocacy groups in Montreal to consider the tensions between expanding data access and usage by non-profit organizations and the promotion of “Data for Good” on the one hand, and concerns about growing surveillance, manipulation, and government restrictions on civil society.

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Oct 03

Joshua Cooper: Cities, Human Rights, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals: Linking Grassroots & Global

Joshua Cooper participated in the negotiation and adoption of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and in reviews of U.S. human rights compliance at the UN Human Rights Committee, the UN Committee on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD), and the UN Committee Against Torture (CAT). He is currently focusing on implementation of the UPR recommendations and SDGs at the local and state levels to realize human rights at home in Hawai’i.

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