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Anthropology Lecture – Juan Obarrio on Private / Public Sovereignty 6:00 pm
Anthropology Lecture – Juan Obarrio on Private / Public Sovereignty
Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm – Feb 8 @ 8:00 pm
Private / Public sovereignty: articulations of law and capital in an African postcolony This lecture analyzes current articulations of national and trans-national governance, new rounds of accumulation and simultaneous social inclusion and exclusion, taking Mozambique as a case study. Juan Obarrio is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Johns Hopkins University. This lecture is co-sponsored by Africa @ The New School Seminar Series of the Studley Graduate Program in International Affairs.
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CANCELLED – A New Social Contract: Guaranteeing Dignity in a Precarious Economy 6:00 pm
CANCELLED – A New Social Contract: Guaranteeing Dignity in a Precarious Economy
Feb 9 @ 6:00 pm – 6:59 pm
Due to the weather forecast, please note this event is now cancelled. Please join us as we kick off the 2017 Henry Cohen Lecture series at the Milano School. The United States is one of the wealthiest countries the world has seen, yet we live in extreme inequality and insecurity. From day laborers and factory workers to freelancers and academics, precarity is the new normal. Jobs, wages, health care, pensions: nothing is assured. Yet there is nothing inevitable about this precarity: it is the result of policy choices, and we, as a country can choose a new future. Many scholars and activists are sharing new visions for a more just, equitable society. Join us for a conversation exploring the pros[...]
The Trump Executive Orders on Immigration and Refugees: A legal and policy discussion 6:30 pm
The Trump Executive Orders on Immigration and Refugees: A legal and policy discussion
Feb 9 @ 6:30 pm – Feb 9 @ 8:30 pm
The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility at The New School hosts a panel entitled “The Trump Executive Orders on Immigration and Refugees: A legal and policy discussion.” Donald Trump has issued Executive Orders on immigration that call for increased border enforcement, construction of a wall on the southwest border and mandatory detention of persons apprehended seeking unauthorized entry to the U.S. Trump’s Executive Order on “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry” imposes a 90 day travel ban on persons coming from seven predominantly Muslim countries, suspends U.S. refugee admissions, and cuts overall refugee admission to the U.S. by more than 50%. A panel of experts will discuss the legal and policy implications of the Executive Orders, and the[...]
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Myths of the Global Arm Race: A Reading and Discussion of Indefensible: Seven Myths that Sustain the Global Trade 8:00 pm
Myths of the Global Arm Race: A Reading and Discussion of Indefensible: Seven Myths that Sustain the Global Trade
Feb 13 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
How does the arms industry sustain itself, and what should we expect from this new era, when defense industry stocks are skyrocketing and Trump calls for an arms race with Russia? Join us for the release of Indefensible: Seven Myths that Sustain the Global Trade, the definitive primer on the global arms industry. Come hear the editor and authors explain how, far from protecting us, the arms trade undermines our security by fanning the flames of war, terrorism, and global instability. Indefensible not only reveals the complex dangers associated with the arms trade but offers positive ways in which we can combat the arms trade’s malignant influence, reclaim our democracies, and reshape our economies in the interests of peace and[...]
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Environmental Policy/Sustainability Management Program Live Webinar Info Session 1 12:00 pm
Environmental Policy/Sustainability Management Program Live Webinar Info Session 1 @ Online
Feb 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Learn more about the graduate program in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management, its curriculum, admission requirements, scholarship and financial aid and our alumni. We’ll also discuss the postmaster’s certificate in Sustainability Strategies.
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International Affairs MA/MA Live Webinar Info Session 1 12:00 pm
International Affairs MA/MA Live Webinar Info Session 1 @ Online
Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Learn more about the Studley Graduate Program in International Affairs (MA/MS) program, the curriculum, admission requirements, alumni, and scholarship and financial aid opportunities.
President Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration: A Discussion 6:00 pm
President Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration: A Discussion
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – Feb 22 @ 8:00 pm
Join Alexander Aleinikoff, director of Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility, Tony Alarcon from Make The Road, and others to learn more about the global and local implications of President Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration. More details to come. This event is sponsored by Graduate Program in International Affairs.
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Milano School Management Programs Live Webinar Info Session 1 12:00 pm
Milano School Management Programs Live Webinar Info Session 1 @ Online
Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Learn more about the graduate management programs in Nonprofit and Organizational Change Management, their curricula, admission requirements, scholarship and financial aid and what our graduates are doing. We’ll also discuss the postmaster’s certificates in Organization Development and Leadership and Change.
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Urban Policy Analysis Program Live Webinar Info Session 1 1:00 pm
Urban Policy Analysis Program Live Webinar Info Session 1 @ Online
Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Learn more about the MS in Urban Policy Analysis and Management Program, its curriculum, admission requirements, alumni, and scholarship and financial aid opportunities. We’ll also discuss the 16-month accelerated option.
Al Sharpton on Social Justice Today: The 2017 Henry Cohen Lecture Series 6:30 pm
Al Sharpton on Social Justice Today: The 2017 Henry Cohen Lecture Series
Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm – Feb 28 @ 8:00 pm
Please join us as civil rights leader Reverend Al Sharpton discusses key issues impacting civil rights, social justice and criminal justice reform in NYC and nationally. The event is hosted by The New School, Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy and Maya Wiley, Senior Vice President and Henry Cohen Professor at the New School. The New School’s Henry Cohen Lecture Series has been devoted to advancing social equity in America. This year, the series will examine how we can advance political, social and economic inclusion in the context of a Trump Presidency. The series has a long tradition of bringing together the best minds to examine how policy efforts manifest over time as political and social environments[...]