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INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE SERIES LECTURE SERIES:
CITIZENSHIP AT RISK

Globalization, changing economic and political entitlements, and ethno-nationalism have rendered the concept of citizenship increasingly more ambiguous and more fragile. As part of the LS&A theme year on “Citizenship”, the International Institute and its constituent units will explore the changing meaning and practice of citizenship in an era of increasingly complex local, national, regional and global allegiances. See the International Institute Events Calendar for further information.


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

If Citizenship is Political Community, Which Communities Count? Borders and Boundaries in France and Indonesia
John Bowen, Washington University, St. Louis
Opening Lecture: Citizenship at Risk Series
TIME: 4:00-6:00 PM (w/ reception beginning at 3:45 PM and following the event)
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

Which Form of Government for the European Union?
Walter van Gerven, former Advocate General of the European Court of Justice; professor of law, Katholieke University, Leuven; and visiting professor of law, University of Michigan
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 4:00-6:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

Does Islam Create a New Glass Ceiling? Women in Turkey
Fatma Müge Göçek, Associate Professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies, University of Michigan, and Narınç Ataman, IRIS Women Watch Initiative Group, Turkey
sponsored by the Center for European Studies-European Union Center
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
Time: 4:00-5:30 PM
LOCATION: 1636 School of Social Work Building


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

Officer liu and what it means to be chinese
John Pompret, former Beijing Bureau Chief, the Washington Post
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM
location: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building


MONDAY, OCTOBER 2

The Gujarat Pogroms: Sacrifice, Anger and Vegetarianism
Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi, Princeton University
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 4:00-6:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building


MONDAY, OCTOBER 9

WHITHER THE LATIN AMERICAN LEFT?
Gred Grandin
Latin American and Caribbean Studies Lecture Series: What’s Left in Latin America?
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk

time: 12:00 pm
location: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
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the building of the new sudan: how to combine collective group rights and individual citizen rights
Leif Manger, University of Bergen
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 4:00-6:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building


MONDAY, OCTOBER 23

Democracy and Forest Cover Change:
Exploring Environmental Citizenship in the Western Himalayas

Ashwini Chhatre, Duke University
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 4:00-6:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25

Democratic Revolutions, International
Conflict, and Global Citizenship

Aleksander Kwasniewski, President of Poland (1995-2005)
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 7:30-10:30 PM
LOCATION: Rackham Auditorium
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6

Citizenship and coloniality of power in times of crisis -- CANCELLED
Anibal Quijano, Director, Universidad de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
Latin American and Caribbean Studies Lecture Series: What’s Left in Latin America?
Time: 12:00-2:00 PM
location: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building

Conference: Routes into the Diaspora
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, International Institute, Center for International and Comparative Studies, and Korean Studies Program
funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Through November 7

Opening Film: Koryo Saram
Time: 5:00 PM
location: Michigan Theatre
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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7

Conference: Routes into the Diaspora
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, International Institute, Center for International and Comparative Studies, and Korean Studies Program
funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
part of the International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
Continued from November 6

Panel: The Unreliable People: The Korean Diaspora in the Former Soviet Union
Time: 9:00-11:30 AM

Panel: Europe and Its Discontents: the Place of Race and Gender in Debates on Immigration and Diaspora
Time: 1:00-3:30 PM

Panel: Trafficking
Time: 4:00-6:30 PM
location: Forum Hall, 3rd Floor, Palmer Commons
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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9

Putting the French Riots of 2005 into History:
What Historical Context for the Crise de Banlieues

Joshua Cole, University of Michigan
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 4:00-6:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10

the discursive construction of the people as a collective actor
Ernesto Laclau, University of Essex; visiting professor, University of Buffalo
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
Latin American and Caribbean Studies Lecture Series: What’s Left in Latin America?
TIME: 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Kuenzel Room, Michigan Union


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14

Careers in Government and Public Service:
A View from the State Department

David Kostelancik, Office of North Central Europe, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, U.S. Department of State
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
Center for Russian and East European Studies Series: Alumni in Government and Public Service
TIME: 3:00-5:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28

rethinking property rights as a relational concept: explorations in china’s transitional economy
Xueguang Zhou, Duke University
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 12:00-1:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building


MONDAY, JANUARY 8

Power Structure in Iran and Practical Ways of Changing It
Fatemeh Haghighatjoo, Harvard University
sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 4:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building


FRIDAY, JANUARY 19

TURKEY’S POSITION TOWARD KURDISTAN-IRAQ SINCE THE IRAQI WAR
Robert Olson, Professor of Middle East History and Politics, University of Kentucky
sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 4:00-6:00 PM
LOCATION: 1840 School of Social Work Building
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MONDAY, JANUARY 22

politics, power and institutions
Enrique Dussel, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
Latin American and Caribbean Studies Lecture Series: What’s Left in Latin America?

Time: 12:00 PM (light lunch and refreshment served at 11:45 AM)
location:
International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work

ESTABLISHING TRUTH AND RESPONSIBILITY IN POST-CONFLICT SOCIETIES
Nataša Kandić, Humanitarian Law Center, Belgrade
sponsored by the Center for Russian and East European Studies; Center for European Studies-European Union Center; Center for International and Comparative Studies; and the Institute for the Humanities
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
Rackham Interdisciplinary Seminar: International Perspectives on Human Rights

Time: 4:00-6:00 PM
location: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building


MONDAY, JANUARY 29

The Neoconservative Turn in Latin American Literary Criticism
John Beverly, University of Pittsburgh
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
Latin American and Caribbean Studies Lecture Series: What's Left in Latin America

Time: 12:00 PM
location:
International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work

Gandhi, the political radical
Akeel Bilgrami
sponsored by the Center for South Asian Studies
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 4:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1

parliamentary supremacy and the parliamentary cabinet system in japan
Sadafumi Kawato, Tokyo University
sponsored by the Center for Japanese Studies
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
Time: 12:00 PM
location:
International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work
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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5

THE POOREST OF THE POOR CONFERENCE
sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities and Institute for International and Comparative Studies, International Institute
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
February 5-6

Panel: Measurement Techniques and Poverty
Chair: Anna Gryzmala-Buss, Associate Professor, Political Science

“Estimating Poverty Worldwide: A Normative, Political and Methodological Challenge”
Sanjay Reddy, Assistant Professor, Barnard College and School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Faculty Fellow, Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics, Harvard University

“On (Not) Measuring Poverty”
Jonathan Morduch, Professor of Public Policy and Economics, New York University, Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
TIME: 9:00-10:30 AM
LOCATION: Forum Hall, Palmer Commons

Panel: Doing Business at the Base of the Pyramid: Poverty Alleviation and Business Innovation
Chair:Ted London

“Understanding the Base of the Pyramid Landscape: Dignity and Development”
Ted London, Director, Base of the Pyramid Initiative, William Davidson Institute; Adjunct Professor, Ross School of Business

“Business Model Innovations at the Base of the Pyramid”
Robert Kennedy, Professor of Business Administration, Ross School of Business; Executive Director, William Davidson Institute

“Improving Lives with Innovations in Information Technology”
Michael D. Gordon, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Business Information Technology, Ross School of Business
TIME: 10:45 AM-1:00 PM
LOCATION: Forum Hall, Palmer Commons

Panel: Health, Hope, and Despair
Chair: Rachel Snow, Associate Professor, School of Public Health

“Understanding Social Stigma as a Fundamental Cause of Vulnerability to HIV/AIDS: An Ethnographic Case Study from the Dominican Republic”
Mark B. Padilla, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health

“Upward Mobility, Lifecourse Processes, and Infant Birthweight among African Americans: Ascending the Ladder but Not Tipping the Scale”
Cynthia G. Colen, Robert Wood Johnson Health & Society Scholar, Columbia University; Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center

“Less Poverty and Worse Health? Evidence and Speculations on the Fortunes of U.S. Black Women at the Turn of the Millennium”
Arline T. Geronimus, Professor, School of Public Health; Research Professor, Institute for Social Research
TIME: 2:30-4:30 PM
LOCATION: Forum Hall, Palmer Commons
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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6

THE POOREST OF THE POOR CONFERENCE
sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities and Institute for International and Comparative Studies, International Institute
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
February 5-6

Panel: Poverty in the United States: Up and Down the Class Ladder
Chair: Daniel Herwitz, Director, Institute for the Humanities

“America’s Persisting Poverty Problem”
Sheldon Danziger, Henry J. Meyer Distinguished University Professor of Public Policy and Co-Director, National Poverty Center, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

“The Hidden Poor: Middle Class Bankruptcy in the United States”
Teresa Sullivan, Professor, Department of Sociology; Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

“Low-Income Wealth at Risk: Subprime Mortgage Lending and Financial Market Incentives”
Raphael Bostic, Associate Professor, School of Policy, Planning and Development, University of Southern California
TIME: 9:30 AM-12:00 PM
LOCATION: Forum Hall, Palmer Commons

"Poverty, Inequality, and the Public University"
Martin Hall
, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Cape Town
TIME: 1:30-2:30 PM
LOCATION: Forum Hall, Palmer Commons

Panel: The Place of the Poor in the Theory of Justice
Chair: Daniel Herwitz, Director, Institute for the Humanities

“Accountability to the Poor”
Stephen Darwall, John Dewey Collegiate Professor of Philosophy

“Justice for the Poorest of the Poor: A Problem of Accountability”
Elizabeth Anderson, John Rawls Collegiate Professor and Thurnau Professor, Department of Philosophy and Women’s Studies

“Poverty Amid Affluence: How to Worry, and How Not to Worry, about Well-Being”
Peter Railton, John Stephenson Perrin Professor and Thurnau Professor, Department of Philosophy
TIME: 2:45-5:00 PM
LOCATION: Forum Hall, Palmer Commons
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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9

BLIND FAITH: PAINTING CHRISTIANITY IN POSTCONFLICT AMBON (INDONESIA)
Patricia Spyer, Universiteit Leiden
sponsored by the Center for Southeast Asian Studies
TIME: 12:00 PM:
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12

REQUIEM FOR A CHIMERA: THE POETICS OF POST-REVOLUTIONARY CUBA
Marta Hernández Salván, University of Maine
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
Latin American and Caribbean Studies Lecture Series: What’s Left in Latin America?

Time:
12:00 PM
location:
International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work
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MONDAY, MARCH 5

Making Citizens from Below: The PRospects and Challenges of Decentralization in India
Patrick Heller, Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of the Political Economy of Development Program, Brown University
sponsored by the Center for South Asian Studies
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 5:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
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MONDAY, MARCH 12

cover-up: french gender, equality and the islamic headscarf
Joan Scott, Princeton University
sponsored by the Center for European Studies-European Union Center
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME:
4:00 PM
LOCATION:  International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
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TUESDAY, MARCH 13

HEALTH AND LIVING ARRANGEMENTS AMONG OLDER CHINESE
Jersey Liang, University of Michigan
sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME:12:00 PM
LOCATION:  International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14

REDEFINING THE EUROPEAN UNION: WHY IT MATTERS TO THE U.S.
Joschka Fischer, German Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor (1998-2005)
sponsored by the Center for European Studies-European Union Center; LSA Citizenship Theme Year; Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Department of Political Science; International Institute
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
European Union Center Annual Distinguished Lecture on Europe
TIME: 4:00
LOCATION: Michigan League Ballroom
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TUESDAY, MARCH 27

IS NECESSARY TO INSUFFICIENT AS GENDER IS TO REVOLUTION? THE VEXED QUESTION OF RURAL WOMEN AND EARLY SOCIALISM IN CHINA
Gail Hershatter, University of California, Santa Cruz
sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 12:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
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LANGUAGE, POLITICS, AND CITIZENSHIP IN CENTRAL ASIA
Barbara Kellner-Heinkele, Free University, Berlin
sponsored by the Turkish Studies Colloquium, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, and the Center for Russian and East European Studies
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk 
TIME: 4:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building


FRIDAY, MARCH 30

LINE OF RETURN: CULTIVATING BORDERLAND IN DIALOGUE WITH CZESLAW MILOSZ
2007 Annual Copernicus Lecture
Krzysztof Czyżewski
, social activist, poet, essayist, and publisher
ponsored by the University of Michigan’s Copernicus Endowment; Center for Russian and East European Studies; LSA Citizenship Theme Year; and MFA Program in Creative Writing
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
Time: 7:30 PM
location: Rackham Amphitheatre
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MONDAY, APRIL 9

FIDEL’S FINAL VICTORY: CUBA’S ‘TRANSITION’ AND THE FUTURE OF U.S.-CUBAN RELATIONS
Julia Sweig, Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin American Studies; Director for Latin American Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations; author, Inside the Cuban Revolution and Friendly Fire: Losing Friends and Making Enemies in the Anti-American Century
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 12:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
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AFTER AUTHORITARIANISM: THE RECONFIGURING OF CITIZENSHIP AND RELIGION IN NEWLY DEMOCRATIC INDONESIA
Ariel Heryanto, University of Melbourne
sponsored by the Center for Southeast Asian Studies
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 4:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
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FRIDAY, APRIL 13

Indian democracy and poverty in india
Yogendra Yadav, Hughes Fellow; Director, Center for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi
sponsored by the Center for South Asian Studies
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME: 5:00 PM
LOCATION: International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
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MONDAY, APRIL 16

RELIGION, DEMOCRACY AND NATIONHOOD: MUSLIMS IN BUDDHIST THAILAND
Chaiwat Satha-Anand, Thammasat University
sponsored by the Center for Southeast Asian Studies
International Institute Lecture Series: Citizenship at Risk
TIME:
4:00 PM
LOCATION:
International Institute, Room 1636, School of Social Work Building
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