Politics and Social Change Workshop

2018 Feb 28

Politics and Social Change Workshop

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S050

“The Truth About Crime: Law, Sovereignty, and the Metaphysics of Disorder, in South Africa and Beyond”

Speaker:

Jean Comaroff, Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History. Alfred North Whitehead Professor of African and African American Studies and of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology; Oppenheimer Fellow in African Studies, Harvard University.

Contact:

Cresa Pugh
clpugh@g.harvard.edu

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2017 Nov 29

Politics and Social Change Workshop

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S050

"Reconsidering 'Mnemonic Closure': The Role of Reconciliation in Established Democracies"

Charlotte Lloyd, PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

"Criminal Justice in Mexico"

Miguel Quintana-Navarrete, PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Following the two presentations we'll also be discussing the three articles available here as part of our collaborative research project.

Contact:

Cresa Pugh
clpugh@g.harvard.edu

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2017 Nov 08

Politics and Social Change Workshop

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S050

"(Transnational) Ways of Being and Belonging of Digital Nomads"

Annika Müller, PhD Student, DFG Research Training Group 1474: Transnational Social Support, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany.

"Preference Complementarities and Pluralistic Ignorance"

Mauricio Fernández Duque, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Following the two presentations we'll also be discussing the three articles here as part of our collaborative research project.

Contact:

Cresa Pugh
clpugh@g.harvard.edu

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2017 Oct 11

Politics and Social Change Workshop

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S050

"The Structure of Protest Cycles: Contagion and Cohesion in South Korea’s Democracy Movement"

Paul Chang, Faculty Associate. Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

"Finding Patterns in Radical Right Emergence: Exploring the Possibility of Sequence Analysis"

Sarah Valdez, Visiting Scholar, SCANCOR-Weatherhead Partnership. Research Fellow; Associate Director, Institute for Analytical Sociology, Linköping University.

Contact:

Cresa Pugh
clpugh@g.harvard.edu

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2017 Sep 27

Politics and Social Change Workshop

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 450

"When the Deported May Be White: A Study of Boston's Undocumented Irish Immigrants"

Andrew Keefe, PhD Candidate, Sociology and Social Policy, Harvard University.

"The Politicization and Mobilization of Ethnic Identities in Rakhine State, Burma/Myanmar"

Cresa Pugh, PhD Candidate, Sociology and Social Policy, Harvard University.

Contact:

Cresa Pugh
clpugh@g.harvard.edu

Brief presentations of works in progress by PhD students to be followed by a discussion of the workshop's collaborative project.

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2017 Apr 24

Joint Transnational Studies Initiative and Politics and Social Change Workshop

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 1550

"Refuge's Resource Environments: A Research Outline"

Speaker:

Fethi Keles, Postdoctoral Fellow in Global Social Protection, Transnational Studies Initiative, Harvard University.

“Whether to Weather: A Case Study of Drought Displacement in the Colombian Countryside”

Speaker:

Brianna Castro, PhD Student, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Contact: 

Yueran Zhang
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2017 Apr 10

Conversations Across Borders: A Workshop in Transnational Studies

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 1550

"Political Context, Organizational Mission and the Quality of Social Services: Insights from Lebanon”

Speaker:

Melani Cammett, Executive Committee; Steering Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Contact:

John Arroyo
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2017 Mar 20

Joint Transnational Studies Initiative and Politics and Social Change Workshop

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 1550

"Social Contexts of Political Belief Systems: The Roles of Welfare Institution and Party-System Polarization in 14 Western European Countries"

Speaker:

Kwan Woo Kim, PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

"Moving Money, Capitalizing Land: Politics, the Public and Economic Expertise in China"

Speaker:

Yibing Shen, PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, Brown University.

Co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Contact: 

Yueran Zhang
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2017 Feb 27

Conversations Across Borders: A Workshop in Transnational Studies

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 1550

“Partisans and Partners: The Politics of the Post-Keynesian Society”

Speaker:

Josh Pacewicz, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Urban Studies, Brown University.

Discussant:

Jocelyn Viterna, Faculty Associate. Associate Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Contact:

John Arroyo
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2016 Dec 05

Conversations Across Borders: A Workshop in Transnational Studies

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 1550

“Development, Inequality, and Disproportionality: Human Drivers of GHG Emissions and the Carbon Intensity of Human Well-Being"

Speaker:

Andrew Jorgenson, Professor of Sociology and Environmental Studies, Boston College.

Discussant:

Brianna Castro, PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Contact:

John Arroyo
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2016 Nov 07

Joint Transnational Studies Initiative and Politics and Social Change Workshop

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 1550

"Voting, Protesting, and Beyond: the Meaning of Political Participation According to Today’s Youth"

Speaker: 

Bo Yun Park, PhD Student, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

"Vanguard of the Revolution: Traders and Smugglers at the DPRK-PRC Borderlands"

Speaker: 

Victor Teo, Visiting Scholar, Harvard-Yenching Institute; Assistant Professor of Japanese Studies, The University of Hong Kong.

Co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Contact: 

Yueran Zhang 
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