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Public Lecture: "The Politics of Global Food Security" - Dr. Philip McMichael

Tuesday, April 14, 7:00 PM
Sun Room, Memorial Union

Philip McMichael

Philip McMichael is Professor and Chair of Development Sociology at Cornell University, where he studies...MORE

Sociology Seminar: "Tapping Philanthropy for Development: Lessons Learned from a Public-Private Partnership in Rural Uganda

Thursday, April 16, 12:00 - 1:30 PM
368A Heady Hall

Lorna Butler Robert Mazur
Dr. Lorna Michael Butler
Emeritus Professor
Departments of Sociology and Anthropology
Iowa State University
Dr. Robert Mazur
Professor of Sociology
Dept. of Sociology
Iowa State University


Abdi Kusow - Keynote Address, "Towards a Sociological Understanding of Contemporary Ransoming of Commercial Vessels along the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean"

Patricia Hipple photoPiracy and kidnapping people for ransom are age-old problems that persist today. The issues surrounding the historical and current practice of ransoming will be the focus of an upcoming conference. Perspectives on Historical and Contemporary Ransoming Practices will take place from April 25 to 26 at York’s Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on the Global Migrations of African Peoples, Keele campus....MORE

Philip McMichael