Upcoming Events

Crisis of Capital and the Rise of the Right

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Lecture Room- 2, India International Centre Annexe, New Delhi
24 May 2017
6-9 PM
Crisis of Capital and the Rise of the Right
Panel Discussion on Eight Years of Newsclick

Vijay Prashad (Professor, Trinity College),
Teesta Setalvad (Journalist and Author),
Rajat Nag (Economist and Former MDG, Asian Development Bank)
Chair: Prabir Purkayastha (Chief Editor, Newsclick)

Newsclick was founded in 2009, just after the 2008 global financial crisis. Over the past eight years, the crisis has continued unabated in different forms, both in the global North and South. 

Unemployment is rising, and so is glob

In Chicago

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"In the Ruins of the Present: Trump, Joblessness and Anger"

The Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture's Annual Public Lecture features distinguished public intellectuals whose work promotes engaged thought and scholarship around the topics of race and ethnicity within the public sphere. This year, we are pleased to present Vijay Prashad (PhD'94) in conversation with Adom Getachew (Neubauer Family Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science and the College) with support from the International House Global Voices Program, the Center for Asian Health Equity, the PanAsia So

In the Ruins of the Present: Neoliberalism and Cruel Populism Suffocate the Future

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'Vijay Prashad is a charismatic speaker and writer who helps his audience find their political and ethical coordinates in a rapidly changing world. His accessible, jargon-free prose and clearly articulated ideas shed light on the workings of economic policy, race, and imperialism that shapes the lives of many people. He makes the obscure, fathomable and emphasizes the urgency of people’s engagement with ideas, institutions, and politics to bring about progressive transformation in the world. Many will also appreciate his commitment to optimism and refusal to be pessimistic despite the Ruins of

A Gloriously Outspoken Evening with VIJAY PRASHAD

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KPFA Radio 94.1FM & Middle East Childrens Alliance present

A Gloriously Outspoken Evening with 
VIJAY PRASHAD
Hosted by DENNIS J. BERNSTEIN

Dennis J Bernstein is a widely published journalist and host of the award-winning investigative news report, Flashpoints, syndicated on Pacifica radio. Bernstein was honored with the 2015 Pillar Award from the National Whistle Blowers Conference for his life work as a journalist whistleblower. Bernstein is also author of a collection of poems: Special Ed: Voices from a Hidden Classroom.
 

Apr 30, 2017 7:30 PM

First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley
2407 D

BSUP² - SOCIALIST MOVEMENTS TODAY

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VIJAY PRASHAD (Closing Plenary 4:00 - 5:00 PM, 22nd)
・ BARBARA MADELONI ・ THE FOUNDATION MOVEMENT ・ EUGENE PURYEAR ・ MAT CALLAHAN & YVONNE MOORE ・ FRED MAGDOFF ・ SHERRI MITCHELL 

2017 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
APRIL 21 - 22 @ MIT

Friday, April 21, 2017 

6:00 - 7:00 PM Registration, Coffee, Table Setup


Saturday, April 22, 2017

9:00 - 10:00 AM Registration, Coffee, Table Setup

4:00 - 5:00 PM Closing Plenary - Prashad

 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Edgerton Lecture Hall, Room 34-101
50 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA
 

CONNECT AND LEARN

This year's theme focuses on the growing resistance

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Refugees, Immigrants & Climate Crisis

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A Panel Discussion and Mini-Conference

Climate change is fueling the growing refugee crisis around the world, as individuals and entire communities are focused to flee their homes dues to its effects. Come explore humanitarian implications as well as questions of responsibility and justice at the international, national and local level with well known experts and activists, and afterwards participate in workshops to understand how you can make an impact.

 

Saturday, April 15th 2017, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

 

Springfield Technical Community College, 1 Armory St, Springfield, MA 01105

 

Free

Political Thinking at the Margins Conference

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THIS TWO DAY CONFERENCE brings together established and emerging scholars of colonialism, settler-colonialism, and race for a discussion of law, violence, borders, war, property, sovereignty, the global, and the humanities in different contexts around the globe. While our approach is interdisciplinary and comparative, we acknowledge challenges to Western canons and to the “comparative” turn in the humanities; and we are also mindful that comparison is a political activity that may reinforce existing distinctions between West and non-West, settler and native, white and non-white, civilized and

Vijay Prashad: Crimes of Apartheid: A UN Report on Israel

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Hosted by Wesleyan Students For Justice in Palestine

Vijay Prashad is an Indian historian and journalist. Professor of International Studies, he is author of fifteen books, two of them picked by the Village Voice as books of the year, as well as nine edited volumes. He writes regularly for Frontline (India), The Hindu (India), BirGün (Turkey) and Alternet (USA) and appears regularly on The Real News Network and Democracy Now. He is the Chief Editor of LeftWord Books (New Delhi).

He will be speaking on "Crimes of Apartheid: A UN Report on Israel, BDS and the Backlash"


Part of Israeli Apartheid

Media, Policy, and the Middle East - Umass Amherst

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All are welcome.

 

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Monday, April 3, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

 

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ILC HUB, 3rd Floor

This panel on "Media, U.S. Foreign Policy, and the Middle East" will tackle questions of how the recent presidential election impacts politics and policies in the Middle East. The panel features: Professors Sut Jhally (UMass), Vijay Prasad (Trinity College), Matt Sienkiewicz (Boston College), and Ph.D. candidate Katty Alhayek (UMass). A light reception will follow.

This event is sponsored by the Communication Graduate Student Association.

 

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Integrative Learning Ce

Pursuing Justice, Building Peace: Growing the Resistance

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Massachusetts Peace Action 2017 Annual Meeting

In his first few weeks in in office Donald Trump has appointed a reactionary cabinet stocked with generals and billionaires; pushed for more pipelines; and attacked immigrants and refugees.  

Keynote Address by Vijay Prashad:
Trump’s Foreign Policy and the American Empire in Decline

 

Beyond Vietnam: 50th Anniversary

 

April 2017 is the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s speech Beyond Vietnam, a powerful and historic articulation of the message of the modern peace and justice movement.  We will read key excerpts from the speech at

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