Friday 6th March 2020: Workshop Understanding Revitalization, Diversity and Gentrification in New England Cities and Beyond

SESSION 1: DEFINING THE TERMS The panel discussion, Session 1: Defining the Terms, brought together the ideas of Myers, Marcuss, Davidson and Lukens. Setting the tone for the precedent of the workshop, the importance of having clarity on significant concepts that were fundamental to the discussions were realised both during this panel, and those that […]

GVPLS Lecture Review: “EXPLORING AFFECTIVE FIELDWORK EXPERIENCES: CREATIVITY, RECIPROCALITY, AND THE EVERY DAY LIFE OF LOWER-CLASS WORKING WOMEN IN SHANGHAI”

Lecture by PENN IP, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPT. OF CULTURAL INDUSTRY AND MANAGEMENT AT SHANGHAI JIAO TONG UNIVERSITY Professor Ip begun this week’s lecture highlighting that she had come from a background of cultural analysis, therefore, to approach this research effectively she had to learn how to conduct fieldwork. Ip demonstrated that the qualitative research associated […]

GVP Lecture review: “Breaking the Border: Experiences of Kurds in the Middle East” Dr. Savaş Ergül, Visiting Scholar, Center for Urban and Global Studies

Our final GVPS Lecture of this semester’s series saw Dr. Savaş Ergül present Breaking the Border: Experiences of Kurds in the Middle East. Situating the history of Kurdish people, Ergül demonstrated the lived experiences of Kurdish people throughout Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Syria. First interrogating the concept of borders as a place of violence, tragedy […]

GVPLS Lecture Review “Taking a Step to Promote Quality Education, Health, and Menstrual Hygiene in Accham, Nepal” Digesh Chitrakar ’22, Davis Projects for Peace Grant Recipient

Digesh Chitrakar’s GVPS Lecture, Taking a Step to Promote Quality Education, Health, and Menstrual Hygiene in Accham, Nepal, demonstrated the efforts made by Chitrakar and his peers to encourage menstrual education in the rural district of Accham, Nepal.   Before delving into the process and methods of the project, Chitrakar highlighted the importance of situating […]

Global Vantage Point Lecture Series: The Gendered Effects of Climate Change in The Global South

“How Understanding the Gendered Effects of Climate Change in the Global South can Help to Build a Climate Resilient Future” Dr. Chesney McOmber, Adjunct Lecturer, University of Florida Dr. McOmber’s Global Vantage Point Lecture, How Understanding the Gendered Effects of Climate Change in the Global South can Help to Build a Climate Resilient Future, examined […]