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September 2019

Friday Forum: Geoffrey Robinson

September 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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The University Lectures Committee presents... “The Mass Killings of 1965-66 in Indonesia: Questions of Responsibility” Geoffrey Robinson Professor of History University of California - Los Angeles This lecture is made possible by generous support from…

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Friday Forum: Jefferson Fox

September 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Expansion of Rubber and Its Implications for Landscapes and Rural Communities in Mainland Southeast Asia Jefferson Fox Research Director for East-West Center University of Hawaii-Manoa Lecture co-sponsored by the Department of Geography   Since about…

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October 2019

Friday Forum: Puttaporn Areeprachakun

October 4, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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"The Construction of Othering: The Study of Migrant Workers from Myanmar in Thailand" Puttaporn Areeprachakun Doctoral Candidate in the Department of Geography University of Wisconsin-Madison   Migration is seen as a crisis, a problem and…

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Friday Forum: Janet Steele

October 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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The Journalisms of Islam: Contending views in Muslim Southeast Asia   Professor of Media and Public Affairs and International Affairs Director of the Institute for Public Diplomacy and Global Communication George Washington University   What…

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Friday Forum: Dr. Prajak Kongkirati

October 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Fragile Authoritarianism and State Violence in Thailand: Radical Ideology, Elite Conflict and Repression COTS Keynote - Dr. Prajak Kongkirati Department of Political Science Thammasat University, Thailand   Essentially state is defined as the organization that…

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Friday Forum: Neeranooch Malangpoo

October 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Thep Thanchai and Religious Acceleration in Thailand Neeranooch (June) Malangpoo Doctoral Candidate Department of Anthropology, UW-Madison   Thep Thanchai means a responsive god who grants a wish quickly. The title specifically refers to Bo Bo…

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November 2019

Friday Forum: Kaan Jittiang

November 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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"Balancing Security and Humanitarianism": Thai Responses to Urban Refugees Kaan Jittiang Ph.D. Candidate Department of Sociology University of Wisconsin-Madison Joint lecture with the Sociology of Economic Change and Development Brownbag Series   In recent decades,…

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Friday Forum: The Challenges of Researching Violence and Terror

November 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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The Challenges of Researching Violence and Terror: Faculty Conversation with Graduate Students   This week’s Friday Forum event is a conversation between graduate students and UW-Madison faculty members who have conducted difficult, sometimes dangerous, research…

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Friday Forum: Ingrid Jordt

November 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
206 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Dr.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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"Why 'Democracy,' 'Authoritarianism,' or 'Nationalism' Fail to Explain Burmese Politics Today, and Why it Matters" Ingrid Jordt Associate Professor of Anthropology UW-Milwaukee International scholarly and journalistic observers have, with few exceptions, settled on a narrative…

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Friday Forum: Jason DeParle

November 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
22 Ingraham Hall

"A Good Provider is One Who Leaves: One Family and Migration in the 21st Century" Jason DeParle Two-time Pulitzer Prize-nominated Reporter for the New York Times 22 Ingraham Hall (Note room change - basement of…

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