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Symposium on Religion, Racism, and Religious Racism (Live Streaming Available)

On April 25 and April 26, 2019, the Africana Studies Department at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte will host its 17th Annual Symposium, “Religion, Racism, and Religious Racism: The Color of Faith Discrimination.” The symposium will open on April 25 with a moderated discussion with Babalorixá Gustavo Melo Cerqueira titled “Religious Racism in Brazil: Evangelical Extremism Against African Diaspora Faiths.” On April 26, the event will continue with five hour-long panels, as well as a special midday presentation by Dr.

CFP: Social Practice of Human Rights 2019 (University of Dayton)

Going Against the Grain: October 1-4, 2019

2019 marks 30 years since the end of the Cold War and the beginning of an era pregnant with promise and potential for human rights, democracy, and global governance. While the world has seen substantial progress, we are facing the potential of a profoundly dystopian future instead of the utopia of our dreams.

CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT - Intersectional and Interdisciplinary: Global Feminist Scholarship, Activism, and Resistance

The Center for the Study of Gender and Conflict is proud to announce our 7th annual conference!

We envision this conference as an opportunity to bring together an intellectual community of feminists engaged in different forms of scholarship and practice including academic theorizing, art, and activism to share innovative ideas, approaches, and analyses for challenging gendered violence.

ISA Reminders


With ISA just two weeks away, below are a couple reminders from the Human Rights section and two additional highlights brought to our attention by their organizers.

See you in Toronto!


Human Rights

Section Business Meeting: Thursday, March 28, 12:30-1:30pm, Chestnut East, Sheraton Centre Toronto

Distinguished Scholar Reception Honoring Dr. Kathryn Sikkink: Thursday, March 28, 7:30-8:30pm, Chestnut East, Sheraton Centre Toronto

International Political Economy