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Paige West and J.C. Salyer Discuss Dispossession and Capital Accumulation in the Context of Papua New Guinea

Paige West and J.C. Salyer Discuss Dispossession and Capital Accumulation in the Context of Papua New Guinea

Paige West, Claire Tow Professor of Anthropology (Columbia), and J.C. Salyer, Staff Attorney for the Arab-American Family Support Center and Term Assistant Professor of Practice in Sociology (Barnard), were interviewed for a blog by the Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Human Sciences at Rice University. + Read More

Katherine Franke Writes about #BlackLivesMatter and the Question of Palestinian Genocide

Katherine Franke Writes about #BlackLivesMatter and the Question of Palestinian Genocide

Katherine Franke, CSSD Faculty Fellow and Professor of Law and Director, Center for the Study of Law and Culture, Columbia Law School, blogged on The Nakba Files about #BlackLivesMatter and the question of genocide in Palestine. + Read More

Working Group Member Publishes on Lack of Support for Disabled in Indonesian Education

Working Group Member Publishes on Lack of Support for Disabled in Indonesian Education

Dina Afrianty, member of the Gender, Religion, and Law in Muslim Societies working group, published an article on the limited degrees of support services for people with disabilities in Indonesian higher education institutions.

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Banu Karaca in The New York Times

Banu Karaca in The New York Times

Banu Karaca, a member of CSSD working group Women Mobilizing Memory, was quoted in a recent New York Times article about creeping censorship amid the current flourishing of the arts in Turkey.   + Read More

VIDEO: “Gender, Memory, Activism”

VIDEO: “Gender, Memory, Activism”

Women Mobilizing Memory workshop: “‘Coming to Terms’ with Gendered Memories of Genocide, War, and Political Repression,” featuring Marita SturkenMarianne HirschNükhet SirmanMeltem Ahıska, and Nancy Kricorian.  Istanbul, Turkey, September 2014.

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VIDEO: “Art, Performance, and Memory”

VIDEO: “Art, Performance, and Memory”

Women Mobilizing Memory workshop: “‘Coming to Terms’ with Gendered Memories of Genocide, War, and Political Repression,” featuring Andreas HuyssenAlissa SolomonCarol BeckerDiana Taylor, and Maria José Contreras. Istanbul, Turkey, September 2014.

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VIDEO: “Creating Alternative Archives”

VIDEO: “Creating Alternative Archives”

Women Mobilizing Memory workshop: “‘Coming to Terms’ with Gendered Memories of Genocide, War, and Political Repression,” featuring Leyla NeyziSusan Meiselas, and Silvina der Meguerditchian.  Istanbul, Turkey, September 2014.

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Columbia Global Centers Showcases Women Mobilizing Memory

Columbia Global Centers Showcases Women Mobilizing Memory

“Led by Professors Marianne Hirsh, Jean Howard, Diana Taylor and Ayşe Gül Altınay, the Mobilizing Memory for Action workshop engaged scholars, artists and activists from Chile, the United States and Turkey in public events, an art exhibition, a gender-memory walking tour and theater performances. ”

Read more about the September 2014 Women Mobilizing Memory Istanbul workshop in this month’s Columbia Global Centers E-Newsletter.

“Mobilizing Memory: Women Witnessing” EXHIBITION CATALOGUE

“Mobilizing Memory: Women Witnessing” EXHIBITION CATALOGUE

Opening Reception: September 5, Friday, 18:30
Venue: DEPO Istanbul (Lüleci Hendek Cad. 12, Tophane – Istanbul)

Artists: Gülçin Aksoy, Hera Büyüktaşçıyan, Silvina Der-Meguerditchian, Hakikat Adalet Hafıza Merkezi (Truth Justice Memory Center), Gülsün Karamustafa, Susan Meiselas, Nar Photos (Serra Akcan, Fatma Çelik, Gülşin Ketenci, Aylin Kızıl, Serpil Polat), Lorie Novak, Emine Gözde Sevim, Aylin Tekiner

View exhibit catalog here (PDF)

Curated by: Ayşe Gül Altınay, Işın Önol

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Women Mobilizing Memory Workshop II

Women Mobilizing Memory Workshop II

Photos from the Women Mobilizing Memory Workshop II at the 2014 Hemispheric Institute Encuentro held in Montreal, June 21–28. + Read More

Memory for the Future: Collaborative Witnessing in Post-  Dictatorship Chile

Memory for the Future: Collaborative Witnessing in Post- Dictatorship Chile

In December 2013, a transnational group of scholars, artists, and activists came together at Columbia’s Global Center in Santiago de Chile to reflect on the manifold ways in which cultural memory of the Pinochet dictatorship has been and can be mobilized in the service of different visions for Chile’s social and political future.

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