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Art credit: “The Other Side” by Yeggy MIchael
Whose Struggle for What? Sexual Minorities and Social Movements in Africa
January 20, 2021, 12:00-1:30 p.m. Pacific Time
SPEAKER: Serawit Debele, postdoctoral research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen, Germany.
Additional co-sponsor: Department of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies
Reconstruction, Reconsidered: Belonging and Urban Contestation In Mogadishu’s ‘Building Boom’
February 3, 2021, 12:00-1:30 p.m. Pacific Time
SPEAKER: Surer Mohamed, a David and Elaine Potter Cambridge Trust Scholar and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Fellow at the Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge.
Rethinking Israeli Citizenship: The Case of Ethiopian Jews and Their Struggle for Naturalization Between 1955-1975
February 10, 2021, 9:00-10:30 a.m. Pacific Time
SPEAKER: Efrat Yerday, Ph.D. candidate in Sociology at Tel Aviv University and the Chairperson of the Association of Ethiopian Jews.
Additional co-sponsor: Stroum Center for Jewish Studies
Policing Somali Refugees: Somali Refugee Resistance to State Violence
March 3, 2021, 12:00-1:30 p.m. Pacific Time
SPEAKER: Mohamed Abumaye, Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at California State University, San Marcos.
Ethiopia in Theory, Theory as Memoir
March 17, 2021, 12:00-1:30pm Pacific Time
Speaker: Elleni Centime Zeleke, Assistant Professor in the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies at Columbia University.
This virtual event series is sponsored by the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies and African Studies Program, in partnership with the Center for Global Studies, Comparative History of Ideas and Near Eastern Languages & Civilization at the University of Washington and the Henry M. Jackson Foundation.