Cambridge-Africa

Events

TALK

Mon 27 Mar

Beyond Clicktivism: New models for exposing human rights violations in the digital age

Sam Dubberley, manager of Amnesty International's Digital Verification Corps, and Alexa Koenig, Executive Director of the Human Rights Center, UC Berkeley School of Law

*Spaces are limited and must be reserved by clicking "here.":https://www.eventbrite.com/e/beyond-clicktivism-new-models-for-exposing-human-rights-violations-in-the-digital-age-tickets-33076770511?aff=affiliate1* The Digital Verification Corps is a new research model from Amnesty International to involve and train university campuses in open source human rights investigation to assist Amnesty's research goals and the human rights community in general.

in 4 days

More Info (talks.cam.ac.uk)

TALK

Mon 27 Mar

Cultural Diversity and International Order Seminar Professor Christian Reus-Smit (Chair of International Relations, University of Queensland)

Professor Christian Reus-Smit (Chair of International Relations, University of Queensland)

The modern international order is facing significant challenges. Power is shifting to non-Western states and diffusing to non-state actors, including transnational insurgents. This is more than a power transition, though: it is also about culture. Western states, struggling with a resurgence of ethno-nationalism, challenges to multiculturalism, and the rise of...

in 4 days

More Info (talks.cam.ac.uk)

Wed 29 Mar

Literary Littorals: Slavery, Emancipation, Africa and the Spanish Empire

6th - 7th April

Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT

Registration for the conference is now open. Fees are £25 (full fee) and £12.50 (one-day fee). This includes lunches and teas/coffees. It is also possible to pay a reduced fee to register to attend the conference without the lunch option. Registration will close on Wednesday 29 March.

The conference  aims to bring into dialogue scholars working in a variety of fields—Latin American Studies, Asian Studies, African Studies, Economic History, Historical Anthropology, Visual and Cultural Studies, Critical Race Theory, Gender Studies—in order to grapple with the discursive, visual, and material realities of slavery, the slave trade, and enslavement by other names and legal categories in the Spanish colonial sphere.

Please note that papers will be presented in English or Spanish.  Administrative assistance: conferences@crassh.cam.ac.uk

in 6 days