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Fulbright U.S. Student Program

March 4th, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program supports college graduates conducting research or teaching in any field in more than 150 countries. Applications are due in the Fall; students who wish to begin the program immediately after graduation are encouraged to start the process in their junior year. ...

Of Meters and Metis: Electricity Disconnection in Postsocialist Tanzania - Michael Degani, Johns Hopkins University

March 8th, 2019 - 3:00PM-4:30PM

Location: Warren Hall

Room: B73

Speaker: Michael Degani, Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University Abstract: Over twenty years of neoliberal reform, electricity in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, has become less reliable even as its importance has increased. While mobile phones, televisions, and refrigerators flood the city, the electricity required to power these devices is still supplied by an old, socialist-era parastatal&mdash...

Writing a Winning Fulbright Proposal

March 27th, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

Primarily for undergraduates, this session offers guidance on how to write a winning proposal for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The session will be led by two Fulbright advisors with years of experience. Applying for a Fulbright? We encourage you to attend!...

Institute for African Development Spring Seminar Series: "Old Ports, New Ports: Development, Security, and Infrastructure in Lamu, Kenya"

March 28th, 2019 - 2:30PM-4:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G-08

"Old Ports, New Ports: Development, Security, and Infrastructure in Lamu, Kenya", by Bilal Butt, Associate Professor at University of Michigan's School for Environment and Sustainability...


April 12th, 2019 - 7:00PM-8:23PM

Location: Willard Straight Theatre

Ithaca Premiere/Sneak Preview 2018 > Kenya > Directed by Wanuri Kahiu With Samantha Mugatsia, Sheila Munyiva, Patricia Amira, Dennis Musyoka Bursting with the colorful street style & music of Nairobi's vibrant youth culture, Rafiki is a tender love story between two young women in a country that still criminalizes homosexuality. Kena and Ziki have long been told that "g...

CMS Seminar: “Policing the Virtuous: Music and Militias in Post-Gaddafi Libya”

May 2nd, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Morrill Hall

Room: 404

In the years since 2011, political instability and shifts in militia governance have meant that musicians living and working in Libya encounter policing structures of varied forms in their daily lives. With no prevailing legal regime active in the country, those performing policing functions have frequently drawn on Islamic moral discourses to justify arrests, detentions, checkpoint stops, and oth...

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