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'Recognition, Agency, and Deservingness: (Re)framing Refugee, Black, and Indigenous Movements'

The Centre for Refugee Studies (CRS), in collaboration with The Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC) presents the 2021 CRS-CERLAC Virtual Student Conference: “Recognition, Agency, and Deservingness: (Re)framing Refugee, Black, and Indigenous Movements.” The COVID-19 pandemic has been a time during which movement has become a focus. Moving during confinement has […]

CERLAC presents the third forum in the 2020-2021 Baptista Lecture Series: The Caribbean Case for Reparations: Remembrance, Reclamation and Restorative Futures.

CERLAC presents the third forum in the 2020-2021 Baptista lecture series: The Caribbean Case for Reparations: Remembrance, Reclamation and Restorative Futures   The British paid approximately £20m inreparations to slaveowners at abolition in 1838. They paid nothing to the enslaved. This first event in a two-part conversation on reparations focuses on the emergence of the campaign for […]

CERLAC presents the fourth forum in the 2020-2021 Baptista Lecture series: The Transnational Case for Reparations: Repair, Redress and Emancipation

CERLAC presents the fourth forum in the 2020-2021 Baptista lecture series:The Transnational Case for Reparations: Repair, Redress and Emancipation. This second event in a two-part conversation on reparations for enslavement focuses on the ways in which organizations and communities have sought reparations for enslavement transnationally. What might reparations for enslavement look like locally and transnationally? […]

The pandemic and gender violence in Mexico: Thinking through the connections between the new and old types of violence

The pandemic and gender violence in Mexico:  Thinking through the connections between the new and old types of violence  May 14 at 2:00PM Toronto / 1:00PM Mexico City Coordination: Dolores Figueroa Romero Register here:    https://bit.ly/2PR47m4 The health crisis has gone hand in hand with other crises, which together have exacerbated the risk scenarios for […]

Mexico, 'Free Trade' and North American Geopolitics

Mexico, 'Free Trade' and North American Geopolitics Date: May 18th Time: 12 noon (EST) See Facebook event Register for Zoom event here A discussion about CUSMA and NAFTA 2.0 with relation to Canadian mining operations in Mexico, Mexico's labour reform and its gendered implications, and the conditions surrounding the nationalization of the Mexican energy/petroleum sector. With analysis […]

Does Global IR, non-Western IR or post-Western IR Offer an Alternative?

CERLAC Co-sponsors: Does Global IR, non-Western IR or post-Western IR Offer an Alternative? Panelists:Fernanda Barasuol, Federal University of Grande Dourados, BrazilFerran Perez Mena, University of Sussex, UKPichamon Yeophantong, University of New South Wales (Canberra) — Australian Defence Force Academy, Australia Moderator: Xiao Alvin Yang, Universität Kassel, Germany There have been calls for “global IR,” “non-Western IR,” […]

On Reparations and Decolonization - with Professor Robin D.G. Kelley

On Reparations and Decolonization June 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm with Professor Robin D.G. Kelley Distinguished Professor of History & Gary B. Nash Endowed Chair of U.S. History, UCLA Troubled by how the current discourse or “plans” for reparations do not, for the most part, challenge the terms of racial capitalism, this talk will […]

Visualizing Freedom Dreams

Visualizing Freedom Dreams July 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm with Professor Robin D.G. Kelley Distinguished Professor of History and Gary B. Nash Endowed Chair in U.S. History at UCLA In conversation with John Akomfrah & Bushra Junaid Moderated by Dr. Julie Crooks and co-hosted with the AGO + Montgomery Collection July 8 12:00pm–1:30pm(ET) […]

Graduate Student Orientation Session

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CERLAC offers graduate students many opportunities and resources, amongthem: A Diploma Program, essay and award prizes, seminars, workshops,graduate research conferences, membership status, workspace, social andcultural activities. Register in advance for this meeting:https://yorku.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIpcu2vrjkrHtRFodp4_1n860o8leWAOYCa After registering, you will receive aconfirmation email containinginformation about joining the meeting.

Conversatorio: Constructing Indigeneity Across Time and Space: An Autoethnography of Identity with Serafin M. Coronel-Molina.

CONSTRUCTING INDIGENEITY ACROSS TIME AND SPACE: ANAUTOETHNOGRAPHY OF IDENTITY with Serafín M. Coronel-Molina Ph.D Indiana University Dr. Serafín M. Coronel-Molina is an Indigenous scholar and native speaker of Huanca Quechua, an endangered variety spoken in the central highlands of Peru. He is a sociolinguist, educational linguist, lexicographer, editor, translator, and activist. His research and scholarship […]

Fighting Unemployment in Twentieth-Century Chile with Angela Vergara

Fighting Unemployment in Twentieth-Century Chile with Angela Vergara. California State University Los Angeles Friday November 26th 202112:30-2:00pm EDTRegistration RequiredPlease Register Ángela Vergara will be presenting on her new book, Fighting Unemployment in Twentieth-Century Chile. In Fighting Unemployment, Vergara narrates the story of how industrial and mine workers, peasants and day labourers, as well as blue-collar […]

CERLAC presents the Michael Baptista Lecture 2021-2022: Urban Spatial Justice and Human Security in the Caribbean and Latin America

The Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC) presents: The Michael Baptista Lecture Series 2021-2022 Urban Spatial Justice and Human Security in the Caribbean and Latin America Latin America and the Caribbean are highly urbanized regions, with the Caribbean, in particular, currently experiencing rapid urban growth. While cities in the region provide […]