ISERP Supported Conferences
Inventing Global Health: Conflicts and Concepts (October 14, 2011) — During the past decade, few fields have experienced such significant growth as the field of global health. Yet, while much of this growth is very recent, the intellectual roots of this rapidly expanding field are much deeper, and its historical foundations have been built over a longer history. This seminar explored three overlapping themes: intellectual paradigms, institutions, and policies that have shaped and been shaped by different understandings of the global.
Injured Cities, Urban Afterlives (October 14 & 15, 2011) — In a series of presentations and conversations, an international group of artists, writers, activists and individuals directly affected by urban injury will imagine creative modes of reinvention in response to urban disasters.
Beyond Security: Democratic Contestations in Bangladesh and Pakistan (October 14 & 15, 2011)
Indigenous Spaces: Pushing the Boundaries of History, Bodies, Geographies, and Politics (February 15, 2012) — This daylong graduate student colloquium featured two panel discussions and a keynote by Scott Richard Lyons entitled "Native Modernity and the Crisis of Culture."
Business and Politics: Which Drives Which (February 24, 2012) — Politics and Business appear more intertwined than ever because politics is so salient and ubiquitous in the current American drama in the aftermath of the financial crisis and the policy debates over health, the budget, and regulatory reform policies. This conference explores this overlap.
VIII Annual Meetings of the LACEA / IADB / WB/ UNDP Research Network on Inequality and Poverty (April 20, 2012) — The NIP is an initiative that aims to advance the state of knowledge and expertise regarding the causes and consequences of poverty, inequality, and social exclusion, as well as on the whole range of policies, institutions, and social structures that influence their dynamics.