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Fall Quarter 2022 Forum Lineup

September 28th

The Polish-Ukrainian borderland in the face of war: geopolitical significance, societal relations and economic linkages.

Andrzej Jakubowski, PhD, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin

October 5th

Food Freedom through Climate Change Activism

Jenna Deane – Sustainable Connections Toward Zero Waste Program Manager

October 12th

Fostering Reconciliation

Teresa Edwards, B.A., LLB, J.D., Executive Director and Legal Counsel, Legacy of Hope Foundation, Canada

October 19th

Connecting Race and Empire: Structures of Subordination in International Migration

S. Priya Morley, Promise Institute for Human Rights, UCLA School of Law

October 31st

Completing the Global Financial Architecture to Assist Vulnerable Countries

C. Randall Henning, Professor of International Economic Relations, American University

November 9th

The Eurocentricity of the Global Refugee Law Regime

Jay Ramasubramanyam, Law & Society Program, York University, Toronto

November 16th

“Why I am Not a Vegetarian!” Food Fascism in India

Rayson K. Alex, Associate Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani, K. K. Birla Goa Campus, Goa, West India

Fulbright Visiting Fellow, Western Washington University


Past World Issues Forums 2009-2020