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“Have Wars and the Role of Military Power Declined through the History of Human Society?” Michael Mann – 2/11/16

5:00 – 6:20 p.m. Social Sciences Plaza A (SSPA) Room 1100 Michael Mann is a distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Visiting Research Professor at Queen’s University Belfast. Mann’s most famous works include the monumental four volume set The Sources of Social Power and The Dark Side of[…]

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Katherine Boo – 2/2/16-2/4/16

Meet Pulitzer Prize Winning Author and Journalist Katherine Boo! Katherine Boo is an award-winning investigative journalist and author of behind the beautiful forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity. She has won the Pultizer Prize in Public Service (2000) and the National Book Award for Nonfiction (2012). She will be speaking at a[…]

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Peace & Justice Week – 1/25/16-1/29/16

The Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation will be hosting a keynote address and panel for January 27 and 28 for Peace and Justice Week at UC Irvine. For the full agenda for the week, please visit: http://peaceweek.weebly.com/. Wednesday, January 27 | Crystal Cove Auditorium 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Keynote Address: Environment, Poverty, & Peacebuilding:[…]

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Register for the the 2016 Merage Business Plan Competition – 1/20/16

Register for the Business Plan Competition and submit your business idea for consideration for the Designing Solutions for Poverty Award TODAY! LEARN MORE HERE Students who wish to register for the 2016 competition may do so HERE. Registration Deadline is January 20, 2016. Participants will form a team, submit their concept papers, attend competition related[…]

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RSVP for the Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation events at the Festival of Discovery- 10/3/15

October 3, 2015 9AM-3PM Aldrich Park, UC Irvine   Join the Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation for events and activities throughout the day! RSVP HERE (Sign up for the Discovery Pass and don’t miss Dr. Matthew’s TedxUCIrvine talk in Session 3: Heart) Schedule of Blum sponsored events: Global + Local Impact Pavilion, All day: Blum[…]

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11th Annual Human Security Award with Dr. James Orbinski – 10/14/15

The Center for Unconventional Security Affairs and the Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation are pleased to announce that the 2015 recipient for the Human Security Award will be presented to Dr. James Orbinski. RSVP HERE. If you are using a Safari browser or have any trouble accessing the RSVP system, please click here. This will[…]

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WHO CARES?: Workshop on the Economies, Technologies, and Ethics of Aid – 10/1-2/15

October 1, 2015- October 2, 2015 Location: Emerald A, B and C Keynote speaker Dr. Paul Farmer, Kolokotrones University Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard University, and Partners In Health Co-founder. AGENDA   The Institute for International, Global and Regional Studies (IIGaRS) invites proposals for papers or panels on the theme of[…]

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Cultivating Food Research Community at UCI- 5/29/15

May 29, 2015 9a.m.-4:30p.m. Social Ecology 1, Room 112 This workshop responds to our food systems in crisis and builds on the momentum from the University of California Office of the President, the State of California, and the UN to develop new understanding and innovation. Much of the research highlighted at this workshop will be[…]

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Dance Audition Workshop with eARTh Studio Director, Pamela Donohoo- 5/20/15

May 20, 2015 11AM-1PM Center for Living Peace Directions To sign up, click here. Pamela is Director of the eARTh Studio at Center for Unconventional Security Affairs at UCI (http://bit.ly/1PPq22W) and an international performing artist: aerialist, dancer, gymnast and choreographer. She has worked with performing arts organizations throughout the US and internationally. She has done commercials,[…]

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Bruce Lourie “Failed Sustainability” Lecture 4/29/15

April 29, 2015 “Failed Sustainability” Bruce Lourie Bruce is one of Canada’s leading environmental thinkers and co-author of the international best-selling book, Slow Death by Rubber Duck. He is President of Ivey Foundation, a private charitable foundation in Canada, a Director of the Ontario Power Authority, and a Director of the San Francisco-based Consultative Group on[…]

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