Upcoming Events

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 4:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105
Ms. Dhlamini will speak about the politics of intersectional activism in South Africa through her own experiences with and leadership of mass mobilization efforts at the University of Cape Town such as #FeesMustFall and #EndOutsourcing. She is a fellow with the Human Science Research Council (HSRC... Read More »
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 5:00pm
Perkins Library 217
The Duke Islamic Studies Center, along with the Duke Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, will host its keynote event on March 1st, as part of the "American Muslims, Civil and Human Rights" series, which examines the current human rights crisis for Muslims in the U.S.Alaa Murabit... Read More »
Friday, February 9, 2018 - 9:00am
Sanford School -- Rubenstein Hall, Room 200
The theme of the 15th Annual Duke-UNC Middle East and Islamic Studies Graduate Student Conference is "Map, Territory, and Boundary." The conference will take place February 9-10, 2018 at Duke University. Geography and territoriality are not only the subjects of ongoing contestation, but also... Read More »
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 3:00pm
East Duke Building, Parlors
Join us as the ICS Seniors present their research focused on Art/Pop/Media; Between Classroom, Boardroom, and Courtroom; Displacing/Placing Refugees and Migrants; Paradoxical Neoliberalisms; Making Nation/Remaking Citizenship; and Global Blackness. All are welcome to come support our Seniors,... Read More »
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 5:30pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall
Professor emeritus Patrick Bellegarde-Smith received his doctorate in international politics and Latin American history, from The American University in 1977. He taught in the field of international development, political economy, and culture, then later, at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,... Read More »
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
Social Movements Lab, Smith Warehouse Bay 5
In 2015 Duke students marched in Durham in solidarity with #feesmustfall activists in Johannesburg. They show us that South African movements like #Rhodesmustfall and #feesmustfall are not restricted to national politics, but speak to the interests of young people at a global level: education,... Read More »
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 5:00pm
Pink Parlor, East Duke Bldg.
A. Naomi Paik will address themes raised in her new book, Rightlessness: Testimony and Redress in U.S. Prison Camps Since World War II, which grapples with the history of U.S. prison camps that have confined people outside the boundaries of legal and civil rights. Removed from the social and... Read More »
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 3:00pm
East Duke 204B
Africa in the Triangle
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 5:30pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall
Historian, Mark Bray, author of the forthcoming book Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook (Melville House), will join the Social Movements Lab to discuss his research in a talk entitled "Militant Anti-Fascism in Europe and North America." In a recent review in The New Yorker, Daniel Penny writes: "... Read More »
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 6:00pm
East Duke Parlors
In spite of the powerful secularization processes under communism and the ensuing transformation of religious institutions, authorities, practices, and levels of faith commitment, the religious factor remained an important cultural force and identity marker in the Balkans. Moreover, religious... Read More »