The African City: February 15–16

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Global Issues Symposium Sara Longwe Poster

Thursday, February 15

4:30–6:30 p.m. | Hallock Auditorium
Organizing to Tackle Women's Issues in Lusaka Zambia
Public Talk by Sara Longwe

Friday, February 16

Noon to 1:30 p.m. | Afrikan Heritage House
Student Lunch and Discussion with Sara Longwe
Student Lunch (open invitation)

Cosponsored by the Department of Africana Studies and the Department of Politics


The Latin American City: March 8–9

Thursday, March 8

4:30–6:30 p.m. | Hallock Auditorium
Brazil: E aí? How Did We Get Here?
Public Talk by Juliana Barbassa

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Friday, March 9

Noon to 1:30 p.m. | King Building 306
Rendering the Games: The Essence of the Mega-event Accumulation Regime
Lunch Talk by Chris Gaffney

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Cosponsored by the Department of Latin American Studies, the Environmental Studies Program, and the Creative Writing Program


The Middle Eastern City: April 5–6

Thursday, April 5

4:30–6:30 p.m. | Nancy Schrom Dye Lecture Hall
Rebel Cities: A View from the Middle East
Public Lecture by Asef Bayat (keynote speaker)

Friday, April 6

Noon to 2 p.m. | Wilder Hall 101
Mahalle”  Politics in the Making: Neighborhoods at Risk as Istanbul’s New Urban Commons
Panel Speaker: Yaşar Adnan Adanalı, Panel Chair: Asef Bayat
Cairo News: The City, the Press, and the Public
Panel Speaker: Mohamed Elshahed, Panel Chair: Asef Bayat

7–9 p.m. | Apollo Theatre
Turkish Documentary Film: Ekumenopolis
Film Screening

Cosponsored by the Middle Eastern Studies Program (MENA), the Department of History, and the Department of Sociology


The South Asian City: April 18–20

Wednesday, April 18

4:30–6:30 p.m. | Hallock Auditorium
Climate Smart Cities in Bangladesh
Public Lecture by A. K. Enamul Haque

Thursday, April 19

4:30–6:30 p.m. | Hallock Auditorium
Economics of Climate Change Adaptation
Public Lecture by A. K. Enamul Haque


The South Asian City: April 26–27

Thursday, April 26

4:30–6:30 p.m. | Hallock Auditorium
Cinematic Bombay: Contingency, Crisis, and Decay
Public Lecture by Ranjani Mazumdar

Friday, April 27

Noon to 1:30 p.m. | King Building 306
Liquid History, Phantom Cities
Lunch Talk by Sarnath Banerjee

7–9 p.m. | Apollo Theatre
Indian film Ugly
Film Screening

Cosponsored by the Cinema Studies Program, Shansi House, the Department of History, the Creative Writing Program, the East Asian Studies Program, and Oberlin Center for Languages and Cultures